Posted in March 2013

Lessons Learned on the Way to the Castle

Lessons Learned on the Way to the Castle

What fairy tale is complete without a lesson or moral? Both Princess Jodi and I have experienced so many life lessons this past year.  It must be the fact that I am raising two girls, 4 and 2 years of age (the terrible 2’s and independent 4’s are testing even my patience), and I am approaching a 30-something birthday, … Continue reading

Taking Flight to Earn our Wings!

Taking Flight to Earn our Wings!

So how DO you follow up a goal as epic as the Princess Half-Marathon? This race gave us a focus for an entire year and represented running towards healthier, happier versions of ourselves. It was all about girl power and role modeling and chasing a big dream, one step at a time. It was embracing … Continue reading

RunDisney Kids Races

RunDisney Kids Races

It gives me great pleasure to introduce our first guest blogger…my oldest daughter, Paige! Both of my little princesses on the run participated in the Kids Races, as did Princess Alana’s wee ones. Between us, our daughters span the ages of 2-8 years old which covered off three different race categories: 400M, 200M, and 100M … Continue reading

The Next Leg of the Race: New Goals

The Next Leg of the Race: New Goals

It has been a whirlwind couple of weeks since attaining our goal of running Disney’s Princess Half-Marathon.  After catching up on sleep and laundry and work, both Jodi and I ached to see each other.  Thus, a Princess Summit was called!  We met to recap our Disney race and dream our next dream…Phase 2 of Project 2 … Continue reading

Race Weekend Recap: Part 1 (Princess Meet-Up)

Race Weekend Recap: Part 1 (Princess Meet-Up)

Well, I’m a Disney Princess!!! As you may have read in Princess Alana’s recap, we both did it – with style and flair despite less than ideal running conditions. But let’s not get ahead of ourselves! First, we need to back up because the events leading up to the Princess Half-Marathon were as exciting and … Continue reading

Running Blues

Running Blues

Very soon, Princess Jodi will be posting her reflections on her journey to the Castle. Luckily, she was able to stay for 10 days in the Magical Kingdom and she is just on her way home today. Unfortunately, my profession does not permit me from time off and I had to arrange just as magical … Continue reading

Princess Alana’s Half Marathon Race Recap

Princess Alana’s Half Marathon Race Recap

One of the best things that has ever happened to me is participating in Disney’s Princess Half-Marathon.  Race day was like no other.  First of all, the day began at 2 o’clock in the morning.  After tumbling out of a bed of 4, (my husband and I soon realized that our babies aren’t babies anymore … Continue reading