Make the Perfect Fuel Plan with Science in Sport Gels (SiS)

Disclaimer: I received SiS Engery Gels to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out to review, find, and write race reviews! As a BibRave Pro I was sent three very different gels to give a try. Each one serves a different purpose, Lisa suggested that IContinue reading “Make the Perfect Fuel Plan with Science in Sport Gels (SiS)”

Staying Hydrated with Science In Sport

Disclaimer: I received a Science in Sport GO Hydro Tablets sample pack to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out to review find and write race reviews! Staying hydrated during summer training is really another added element that we often forget when the summer heat starts to rise.Continue reading “Staying Hydrated with Science In Sport”

Des Linden Spring Step Challenge With FitnessBank

Disclaimer: I received a $50 dollar gift card to review Fitnessbank as a part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador) at to review, write and discover other race reviews. Watching Des Linden compete in the Atlanta Olympic Time trials was amazing. It was even better to beContinue reading “Des Linden Spring Step Challenge With FitnessBank”

Tips For Running With Mental Toughness

Running is a struggle lately. Something that is such a strong and engrained habit has hit a wall. Being a seasoned runner, it has been difficult finding the motivation to get out and get moving. I had spent last Saturday morning waiting in line at a local grocery store looking for essential grocery items weContinue reading “Tips For Running With Mental Toughness”

Stop Messaging Me About Weight Loss

This is a really hard blog post to write. Mostly because I know that I am not alone in this feeling but also because I think that a lot of women don’t talk about it openly because we have a friend or family member that does this and we are just trying to keep thingsContinue reading “Stop Messaging Me About Weight Loss”

New York City Marathon 2019

There is nothing like the New York City Marathon. There was so much anticipation going into this race with all of my research running through the city that never sleeps. This is my documentation of the race for the 2019 year. SUNDAY is race morning, I was up at 3:00 a.m. (*time change and I’mContinue reading “New York City Marathon 2019”

Overcoming Comparisons

One of the hardest things to constantly overcome is the comparing yourself to others. The feeling of not being enough and the second nature of jumping to comparing. It is a slippery slope that needs constant attention, so that you don’t go sliding into the abyss. It can get so ugly, it starts off withContinue reading “Overcoming Comparisons”

Welcome to Retro Running Mom

Welcome! I’ve given it some thought and came to the realization that it is time to start a blog where I can document this journey that I’ve been on for awhile now. It would be beneficial to have something that I can look back on to see how far I’ve come and where I wantContinue reading “Welcome to Retro Running Mom”