Skip to main content


Showing posts from February, 2013

Albion Fit Giveaway (Yes, I'm still alive)

This post is waaaaay overdue. Not just because it has been too long since my last post (dang life getting in the way of blogging), but because I have something exciting to share. And if you know my blog at all, exciting = giveaway. I was contacted by Albion Fit , a woman's fitness line, to test out, review and give away their GO Long Crew (with thumb holes!). I chose to try it in the rust color, which was more orange than I expected. But the color has grown on me. I love the length, and it is soooo soft. The first time I wore it, I just hung out in it all morning. I got a size small, and it fits just right. The second time I tested it out, I wore it running. It isn't very attractive covered in sweat and probably won't be added to the running clothes rotation. But...       ...the next time I wore it to do yoga. And it was perfect. I hate being cold when I do yoga, but I also don't like to get too warm, so this was the perfect shirt. It is lightweight

I'm a Barbie girl in a Barbie world

I am not a Barbie. My blog header is totally tongue in cheek. One of my first running friends/fellow bloggers started calling me Runner Barbie. I thought it was funny. I made it my header. That's it. I am sooooo far from a Barbie. I don't wear enough makeup to be a Barbie. I'm only 5'7" and I'm sure Barbie is at least 5'10". I hardly ever wear heels. Barbie almost always wears heels. Apparently Barbie can be anything. Even President. Pretty sure I'll never be President. Not even president of the PTA (you couldn't pay me). And let's just say anatomically we are pretty different too. Need more proof that I'm not a Barbie? The other day I ran into someone I see almost EVERY DAY when I drop my daughter off at school. Only I saw this person at the Redbox on a rest day. I said hello to her and to her son, who is in my daughter's class. When I saw the confusion on his face, I told him whose mom I am. Then it clicked with the mom. Then