Author Archives: MB

About MB

I am a wife, mother, stepmother, working healthcare financial professional and a 5K enthusiast! I love to travel, try new products, meet new friends, eat great food and drink great wine! Why not run around the world in my tutu and tennies?

It’s not Spring, it is Sprummer! Weekly wrap

I don’t know about you and where you live but it is not Spring, it is Sprummer here in Central Florida!  WTH?  Spring was too short and we are on a fast pace to Summer!  That’s ok, I am on a fast pass to run Utah, right?  So bring it on!  No pressure when you […]


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Why do we Run- the 2016 Running USA facts

Why do we run?  According to the 2016 National Runner Survey and Running USA the 4 biggies are: Stay Healthy  77% Stay in Shape  76% Relieve Stress  66% To enter/Train for a race  64% Runners attend events as both a fun runner and a competitor. The favorite distance?   Half Marathon  40% U.S. Runners average […]


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Make no mistake-It takes a Village!

Make no mistake, if there is one thing that I have learned:   it  takes a village to support a runner! Where would I be without: Parents:  “You go girl!” Kids:  “That is awesome Mom!”  “That is a cool medal!” “How far is a 5K/”  “When will you be home?”  “If I come, are you […]


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You always have time for the things you put first

You always have time for the things you put first.  I think this best describes my exercise philosophy.  If I do not put it first, first on my calendar or schedule it first during the day it is easy to get distracted.  I got in 5 active days this week only because I moved Sunday’s […]


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The Magic inside- Birchbox and Me!

The Magic Inside: Pretty beauty packaging might have us at hello, but in the long run it’s what’s on the inside that matters the most. This was the message this month in my Birchbox, isn’t it the truth?  I think Birchbox proved there point by sending us all plain brown boxes.  Nothing flashy on the […]


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Weekly wrap with a change in scenery!

Sometimes a change in scenery does a body good!  A good friend makes the mind good too!  I grabbed to opportunity to head out-of-town part of the week and it was just what the doctor ordered- live, love and laugh!  Oh my did we laugh!  No worries I still got some workouts in so thanks […]


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Five things I borrowed out of my running bag………

Let’s talk about the  five things I borrowed out of my running bag this week.  TGIF!  I had a super fun day this week that I thought I would share with you.  Monday I spent the day with my stepson’s daughter, yes, my granddaughter.  I was on official grandma Skippy duty. First of all, I […]


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March in a wrap! My report card and where am I running?

March in a wrap!  It seems like March just flew by and April came in with warm balmy temperatures and we are on the fast track to summer!  How did I do in the live, love, laugh departments?  Let’s look at last week and the month. When my last weekly wrap left you I was […]


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Coffee sippin’ and Runfessions

Yum, coffee sippin‘, does it get any better?  The hubby found a new creamer for me to try made with real almond and coconut cream.  It is tasty you should try it!  Well now that we have our coffee I will runfess I am also having some of those fun graham cracker sticks and I […]


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Best Damn Race- New Orleans race recap

Welcome to my Best Damn Race New Orleans race recap.  This race was planned as a little race cation getaway with the hubby.  You know, It always starts with a text.  “Hey girlfriend the hubby and I are going to run the Best Damn race in New Orleans, why don’t you join us?”   Really, […]


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