Archive for category: Parenting

First Family Run Since Baby #3

I literally ran my last race a year ago, and I just ran a 5K with the whole family, all 5 of us! The event was HERS Keep A Breast 10k/5k at the very nearby Quarry Lake. Though I have been running on the treadmill, I still have not gotten myself back up to 10k shape, so I elected to do the 5k instead...


San Jose Sharks Fitness Faceoff 2014

On Sunday, instead of the usual gym class we attended the 2nd San Jose Sharks Fitness Faceoff run that raises money for the Sharks Foundation. The race was in San Jose, it though it was the second one of its kind, it was the first for us.  My husband is a huge hockey fan and our son has also been ta...


Racing and Parenting: Running as a Family

Today was the Coyote Hills 5K/10K/Half Marathon and a run I had been looking forward to since last October, when I registered my husband and I for the race. It was out first race in 2014 as a family, and the first race for me altogether. The holidays had been a bit of a rough patch for my running an...


Coyote Hills 10K with Stroller

Even when I woke up this morning I was not sure that I would make it to the 10K. The family has been hit with the flu in the past two weeks and I had not exercised since two Wednesdays ago. I had only kicked the final bit of the flu — a nasty cough that woke me nightly. I had poor sleep for th...


Mental Health Awareness Week

This week of October 7 is Mental Health Awareness Week. I looked up the Center for Disease Control (CDC) website on Mental Health, and here’s some interesting blurb on it: Mental health is “a state of well-being in which the individual realizes his or her own abilities, can cope with the norma...