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March Ultimate Coffee Date

Happy Saturday, everyone! It's cold, my injured foot needs a break, and I have tons of Princess Half Marathon content to write and produce, so I'm spending the entire weekend with butt in chair and fingers on keyboard. But first, I thought I'd join up with Deborah over at Confessions of a Mother Runner and [...]


Accountability Quest: First Quarter Goals

Confession: I did a horrible job with my Goofy Challenge Goals, finishing a mere 36% instead of at least 50%. Why? Well, depression from my running injury had something to do with it as I've discussed in this Recover, Run, Rejoice video. Considering the holidays, I also made unrealistic goals, a habit I've yet to [...]


100 Blog Post Ideas for Running & Fitness Bloggers

When we started Joyful Miles, our intention was to inspire others to enjoy life, one mile at a time. Well, after some deep reflection and a review of past blog posts, I realize we haven't quite met our mark. There's still so much I want to talk about, especially now that I'm still on the road to [...]


Start Where You Stand: Looking forward to 2017

Happy (almost) New Year, everyone! I have to admit: sometimes around this time of year, I focus more on what I haven't accomplished instead of what I have. If you suffer from the same regretful regret, then you know what? Forget it. Let's both wipe the slate together and look forward to having an AMAZING [...]


My 2017 Fitness and Running Goals | Tuesdays on the Run

My 2017 Running and Race Goals | Tuesdays on the Run

While visiting a surgeon last week about my husband's upcoming hip replacement, Bob mentioned how my foot is injured with a partial plantar plate tear. The doctor's response? "Hmm, and they take a long time to heal." Hearing this from one of the Baltimore Orioles' team doctors made the fact sink in deeper. This is why my gorgeous [...]


Tuesday Ten: Winter Tips

With the Calendar about to turn the page to December, there is no escaping it: winter is coming. Actually, it's already here for a lot of us, and that means that we need to ramp up our training to carry us through to the warmer months of spring. Training in the coldest months of the [...]