Author Archives: Sugarplumrunner

Commandments

On Sunday Jackson gave a talk in his primary class at church. Jackson isn’t shy and actually enjoys being in front of a crowd. I asked him the week leading up to his talk to think about a time that … Continue reading

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Trial and Error: Running Nutrition

I’ve been researching and experimenting with my nutrition before a long run, during, and after. I was nervous to sign up for my first full while breastfeeding but I’ve learned if you want to accomplish a goal, you just gotta … Continue reading

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Baseball and Pokémon

Josh’s old boss invited us and other previous employees to a BYU baseball game last week. The weather, the people, the yummy food, and game was perfect! I choose to remember these fun family outings and choose to erase the … Continue reading

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No Naps

The other morning I had a lot of errands to run. You know, the usual; carpool, pickup groceries(best invention ever), and then I was meeting Josh near his work to look at carpet samples. On the way home the car … Continue reading

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Why does speed work scare me?

Throughout my years of running, races, having babies and starting over again I always find myself nervous/scared to run fast. I really want to beat my half marathon time and break 1:50. I think I’m more than capable of it, … Continue reading

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Once in a lifetime

My little sister Bree invited me to be in the room when she was due to have her 3rd baby, a baby girl. I was praying she would go into labor when Josh was home and I could put Cooper … Continue reading

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Bayley’s wedding

It’s been about a month since my niece Bayley married Michael. It was such a wonderful week/weekend spent with family. All my brothers from WA and their families made the trip down to UT and we partied all week with … Continue reading

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I signed up for my first marathon

I did it. I’ve been talking about it for 4 years, 4 years! I’m ecstatic to finally be training for this big goal. I’ll be running the Big Cottonwood Canyon Marathon in September. A month and a half ago I … Continue reading

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Cooper at 6 months

Cooper is FINALLY sleeping. This month that was my main focus because no one was getting sleep. I wasn’t too consistent previously, and I was really trying to avoid crying it out, but he’s my first that wouldn’t use a … Continue reading

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Back at It

2 Saturdays ago I ran outside for the first time in about a year. I love my treadmill and that it allows me to workout with my kids, but it was so fun to get outside. I don’t know if … Continue reading

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