Recommendations

As a Running Mountain Mama, I try to encourage people to use their resources wisely. After all that's what Mountain Mamas, and moms in general, do every day. With that in mind, here are some suggestions that I hope will help you stretch your budget and give you some valuable resources you can turn to…

App review: ZP Challenge

Note: I haven’t been paid by ZP Challenge or any of its affiliates for this review. I just think this is a helpful, free app that can help anyone who wants/needs some accountability while they make lifestyle changes. “I don’t want this pancake, Mom. It’s all burnt on one side.” I take the pancake off…

Race preparation: Product reviews

Besides the physical training, a lot of my activity involves race-day preparation — finding which fuels don’t upset my stomach, figuring out which layers work best in certain weather conditions, placement of my water bottle for easiest access, etc. There are certain items that are required by the race directors of my Febraury race. Fail…

Review: SPIbelt H2O Companion

Disclaimer: I am not a paid endorser of SPIbelt or any of its products. I did get their H2O Companions for free, and I wrote this out of my own doing. I haven’t done a product review in a while. Whenever we get a package delivered to the house, the kids instantly want to know…

Race and Book review

What had I really lost? A race. That’s all. Nothing was stopping me from going back out and trying again. Nothing but my own fears and insecurities. — Bill Rogers, “Marathon Man” In 2013, I meet this wonderful runner named Jim Bailey. We were running a 10K in Coopers Rock State Forest, a hilly course…