Date Archives

June 2016

Spartan Sprint @ Tuxedo Hill June 2019

My adventure started out in NYC where I was staying for a work trip. I left on the bus up to Paramus NJ where I was staying overnight to be closer to the race on Saturday. Thanks to the Hyatt Place for a free breakfast.  A heaping bolw of oatmeal with blueberries, cranberries, and pecans….

Read More

Spartan Race DC (actually in Mecanicsville, MD)

This was my second Spartan Sprint and this time I was brave enough to do it on my own.  The great thing is – you really are never alone as everyone along the course is super friendly and helpful.  So, if you feel you can almost get over that wall and just need a little…

Read More

Bonefrog Race DC (Charlotte Hall, MD) July 2019

I was excited for my 3rd OCR this year, and this time with a different organization.  Like Spartan, Bonefrog offers a few different course length options.  Since I have done 2 Spartan sprints I figured it was worth trying the longer course: Challenge with 6+ miles and 30+ obstacles. I am ready to go –…

Read More

Love pasta but don’t love the calories?

Here are a few great alternatives to your favorite pasta dishes that are healthy and nutritious and low in carbs. The first is is a great wanna-be spaghetti known as the miracle noodle or Shiratiki noodle or Pasta Zero   They come in different types like spaghetti, linguini, and macaroni and are easy to find in most grocery stores for about…

Read More