Category Archives: fitfluential

It’s been more than a month… oops!

I’ve been wrapped up in a whole bunch of life over the past 4 weeks and I can’t lie…  I dropped a couple of balls I was attempting to juggle.  Usually I operate better under pressure and do well tackling … Continue reading

Posted in Crossfit, FAILURE, fitfluential, follow through, frustration, goals, obstacles, struggles | 7 Comments
Where did my week go? How is it Wednesday already??

It’s halfway through my vacation and I have successfully done absolutely nothing! Well… Maybe not nothing… I DID make myself get off the couch to work out the past 2 days but other than that, I really don’t have much … Continue reading

Posted in back on track, DangerBriggs, family, family running, fitfamily, fitfluential, giveaway, happiness, healthy choices, healthy habits, healthy living, mother/son, relax, Vacation | 3 Comments
The day I got Danger to ask for more Cauliflower…

Things have been all over the place with my training for RnR NOLA . The truth is that I have had some doubts about this race for the last few weeks but I have been hoping things would turn around. … Continue reading

Posted in cauliflower recipe, easy chili recipe, easy healthy meal choices, family, fiteats, fitfamily, fitfluential, food, foodie, Football meals, healthy alternatives, healthy choices, healthy eating, marathon training, parenting, recipe | 6 Comments
If it Doesn’t Challenge You…

New Year’s Eve is upon us. In 2013 I had so many running goals and I accomplished many of them. Some of them fell by the wayside and life got in the way. Injuries got in the way. i got … Continue reading

Posted in #goalgetter2013, 2014, challenges, change, fitfluential, follow through, goals, Happy New Year, healthy habits, healthy living, how far you've come, marine corp marathon, MCM, moving forward, new year;s resolution, Personal best, Personal record, Resolutions, run, running, sweatpink, Trans'form', Uncategorized, year end recap | 20 Comments
Jawbone UP vs FitBit Flex: which one was right for me?

  I know you are all waiting for a full recap of MCM this past weekend, I’m still working on the emotions I have about the race, mostly great but some that I’m struggling with… I promise it’s coming soon! … Continue reading

Posted in activity meter, fashion, fitfluential, goals, healthy choices, healthy habits, healthy living, Jawbone UP, myfitnesspal, review, RUNNER | 10 Comments
Traditions maintained while our Diet Evolves

Today my little boy (who is not so little anymore) began Fourth Grade.  It’s a new building with more homework and I’ve been nerve wrecked all summer about it.  I swear that the older he gets, the more often I … Continue reading

Posted in fiteats, fitfluential, gluten free, recipe | 13 Comments
I see a pattern here… and it’s not a good one!

I have  a pattern I fall into with most of my training cycles.  I start out shaky, lacking confidence every time.  As I build mileage, my confidence always grows too.  My speed increases, my runs feel great and I start … Continue reading

Posted in bad running habits, fitfluential, frustration, goals, marathon training | 9 Comments
One of those days… and a new recipe for Cauliflower ‘Rice"

Today was just one of those days.  I woke up determined to have a better day than yesterday and positive I was feeling slightly better than I did yesterday.  I made breakfast and enjoyed it but my stomach decided to … Continue reading

Posted in cauliflower recipe, fiteats, fitfluential, Girls Gone Sporty, healthy fried rice, paleo, recipe, sweatpink | 13 Comments
Lilac Festival 10k Race Recap

Have you ever registered for a race at 2 am when you couldn’t sleep?  Admit it…  you can’t sleep, you get bored staring at the ceiling and you start googling local races.   No????  It’s Just me??? Okay then.  Well about … Continue reading

Posted in DangerBriggs, fitfluential, hill running, Lilac Festival, mother runner, Rochester, Upstate NY | 11 Comments
Am I really #SpartanStrong???

Disclosure:  I have been compensated by Reebok and as an Ambassador for Fitfluential for my participation in the Spartan Race and for this post.  All opinions are as always all my own.  When I was notified that I had been … Continue reading

Posted in #ReebokSpartan, #SpartanStrong, fitfluential, Reebok, Spartan training, Trans'form' | 17 Comments