Plan of Action

by Jillian on April 1, 2013 · 10 comments

Wow! Thank you for all of your kind comments on my last post. I read every single one and really appreciate the thoughtfulness! Despite this, I decided to quit blogging. Okay okay, fine! Before you click the X and never come back… I am not quitting. In fact, I am celebrating my two year blogiversary […]


Adrenaline & Endorphins

by Jillian on November 15, 2012 · 4 comments

It’s amazing what a little bit of adrenaline can make you do. It’s also amazing what a little bit of endorphins can do! My story starts with my iPad. I am trying to stay positive despite some unfortunate happenings this week. That said, I think a lot of you know the feeling after you drop […]


Outdoor Run + Stuffed Chicken

by Jillian on October 23, 2012 · 8 comments

On Sunday, I ran outside for the first time since I stopped training for my half marathon in August. Successfully, I had no knee pain afterwards. My friend Katy said she was going for a run in Hoboken and since it was beautiful outside and I knew that I wasn’t going to get a workout […]


Taking a Step Back

by Jillian on August 6, 2012 · 13 comments

Hola! Okay, sorry, I am just getting really excited for Mexico. Joe and I will be there in two weeks! AHH! We were lucky enough to be able to extend our vacation one day. Joe has a way of haggling and somehow got United Airlines to waive our change flight fee. Does anyone else know […]


The Hottest & Hardest Run Yet

by Jillian on August 4, 2012 · 14 comments

Well, I must say I felt a bit like Bess this morning. I just finished reading her post and that’s pretty much how I felt after my run, and mine was less than half of hers! To be fair, we are definitely in way different stages of training. This was by far the hardest run […]


WIAW: The Usual Grocery Haul

by Jillian on August 1, 2012 · 20 comments

This is going to be quick! I slept a little late this morning after an 11 hour shift yesterday and getting home at 1:00AM. I did manage to fit in my run this morning before the rain started coming down! My average pace was basically the same as Monday (8:40), but my splits were way […]