Run a Half Marathon? Check!


I ran the Newport Liberty Half Marathon in Jersey City on Sunday, my first half! I had a moment during the race when I wasn’t sure if I would be able to finish. I had a couple of moments when I thought I would not meet my stated goal of 2:11. I kept on pushing and I didn’t give up when I wanted to slow down the pace. I had used up all my reserve energy when I crossed that finish line, but I finished it at 2:09!

I can’t remember the last time I was proud of my accomplishment, but I am proud of myself.  I trained hard for 12 weeks, waking up at 5 in the morning 4 or 5 days out of the week and I stayed mentally tough when I felt physically weak.  I finished a half and I finished it strong!

Oh and now I can check off one more thing from my bucket list.

Merry Christmas!!!

Hope everyone is having a wonderful Christmas with their loved ones!




The girls and their presents from Santa… Peanut loves the Rapunzel head and Soso’s favorite present is the boxes of her very own tea she asked for. Not the laptop or the cell phone or the movie/games/books… but tea! She’s such a funny girl!