One of the main reasons I started this blog was actually to document the struggle I’ve had with acne over the years. I’ve mentioned before, I’ve had acne since I was 11 years old, and now, as an adult, suffering from cystic acne still, I have been trying every solution I can find. Long story short, after trying goodness knows how many different face washes and acne treatments you find in a store (with no long-term success) I decided to try natural products. That led me to learning about essential oils, which then led me down another path toward overall healthy living. And here we are! Continue reading “Oil Cleansing”
Happy New Year!!
First, apologies for the lack of updates recently. As I explained in my previous post about sleep, and what I’ll also detail below, I’ve had quite a bit going on. Here’s to a new year with more blog posts! Continue reading “Resolutions”
So I realized the other day that it’s been about a year since my first post! I’m coming up again on the Trick-or-Trot 5k with the Orioles, which was my first fitness post! Continue reading “One Year Later…”
It’s here! Tomorrow is my first half marathon race. I’m kind of in awe that I’ve actually made it this far, and that I can cross off probably my loftiest goal/New Year’s resolution.
My goal is to finish the face under 2:30 – my Charles St. 12 race time was 2:00:05, but this race is supposed to be harder… so I’m hoping that’s a reasonable goal. Continue reading “Baltimore Running Festival!”
Lately I’ve run into a pattern that basically amounts to me being too busy for my own good. Unfortunately, my priorities are a little out of line and sleep seems to be what takes the brunt of the problem. I don’t really want to admit how little sleep I’ve gotten over the past month because I know how bad it is. Let’s just say I tend to see the later parts of the night and double digits on the clock more often than not. (Thankfully though, I don’t see the single digits before going to sleep.) Continue reading “So…. tired….”
One of the hardest things I found with training for this longer distance race was recovery. After the long runs on Saturdays, I found a couple of things that are really helpful for me. Continue reading “Post-Race Lessons”