Running to Remember…

September 12, 2013 | By Kendra | 1 Comment | Filed in: Fitness, Inspiration, Life.

Twelve years ago today, I was on my college campus, just minutes after I heard the news of the terrorist attacks. I stood in the student union and watched the footage of the first plane hitting, then the second. Everyone crowded around the televisions in shock and disbelief. Could this really happen on our soil? • Read More »

What’s on my running playlist? 9-2-13

September 3, 2013 | By Kendra | 1 Comment | Filed in: Uncategorized.

Hello, everyone! I’m sorry I have missed a few weeks of posting my music! I am less than one week away from my first 10K. I am a little nervous, but I’m ready! I have already gone further than the 10K distance on training runs, so I know I am prepared. Let’s get to the • Read More »

A Disney & Fitness Nerd’s Dream at the D23 Expo!

August 17, 2013 | By Kendra | 1 Comment | Filed in: Uncategorized.

Some of you may know know that I am a certified (or is it certifiable?) Disney nerd. So of course this year, I attended the D23 Expo. The Expo is basically like Comi-Con for Disney. Anything and everything Disney-related can be found there. Since this isn’t really a Disney blog, I won’t give you the • Read More »

Long overdue update…Give Kids the World!

August 6, 2013 | By Kendra | 1 Comment | Filed in: Uncategorized.

My fundraiser for Give Kids the World ended a couple of months ago, and I deeply apologize for not updating it until now. Thanks to so many generous family, friends, and readers, $410 was raised for Give Kids the World. I thank you all from the bottom of my heart for your support. Here is • Read More »

What’s on my running playlist? 7-29-13

July 31, 2013 | By Kendra | 1 Comment | Filed in: Uncategorized.

Hello, everyone! Another long run yesterday! This week, it was 5.31 miles at 12.6 minutes per mile. I got an Addaday roller and used it for the first time! It seemed to really help loosen up my legs. I will be writing a blog post with photos and first impressions of it very soon. Now, • Read More »

What’s on my running playlist? 7-15-13

July 19, 2013 | By Kendra | No Comments | Filed in: Fitness.

Hey everyone! Sorry I am late on posting this! I had a little injury last week and the doctor suggested I temporarily change my run/walk intervals. I dialed it back a little, and I am feeling much better! I am learning that I have to take these things seriously in order to stay healthy and • Read More »

Never. Give. Up.

July 9, 2013 | By Kendra | 2 Comments | Filed in: Inspiration.

“Why is this so hard?!” “I can’t do this.” “I want to quit.” “What was I thinking, signing up for a half marathon? I can’t even run 6 miles!” “I should just forget it. I can’t do it.” This is the cold, negative, logical (or so I thought) side of me. This is the person • Read More »

What’s on my running playlist? 7-1-13

July 2, 2013 | By Kendra | 2 Comments | Filed in: Uncategorized.

Today was my long run! I still have days that I struggle (or sometimes even moments of struggle wrapped up in the good days), but I am getting better all the time. Today I ran 4.69 miles, with a 12.1 min/mile pace. I am up to a 3 min run/1 min walk ratio. This is • Read More »

What’s on my running playlist? 6-25-13

June 26, 2013 | By Kendra | 1 Comment | Filed in: Fitness, Uncategorized.

Today was my long run day (5.97 miles, 12.1 min/mile). 10K training is progressing a lot more quickly than I expected. I am feeling confident (most of the time) that I will be prepared for my first 10K in a few months! Now it’s time to share the next five songs from my running playlist! • Read More »

What’s on my running playlist? 6-18-13

June 19, 2013 | By Kendra | 1 Comment | Filed in: Fitness.

Today was my long run day (4.6 miles, 12.3 min/mile), so it’s time for me to share 5 more songs from my playlist! I put my phone on shuffle and randomly selected the first 5 songs. Butch Walker Uncomfortably Numb P!nk So What P!nk Good Old Days Britney Spears Piece of Me Britney Spears Toy • Read More »