Category: Just Life

2020 – Let’s start Fresh, shall we?

Happy New Year my friends! We made it! I’m hopeful for a better year all the while knowing that time continues and I’m still the same person. No Goals, No Resolutions I know it’s that time of year again when we all make goals, sometimes small, sometimes big, hairy ones. That won’t be me. I…

By Renée 1 January, 2020 Off

Friday Five – Sweet Home Chicago Edition

I haven’t done a Friday post in F O R E V E R so I thought I’d participate today with Fairytales and Fitness for the weekly linkup! Feel Free to join in! As you all (most of you?) know, my Chicago trip was not the one I originally expected, not the one that I…

By Renée 25 October, 2019 Off

Time to reset

I’m back from Chicago and while I had an amazing time it’s time to get back to a “normal” routine.  I’ve already been off a routine since the middle of August and I’m really missing it. I still can’t run until January, but I can do other things; I’m just not doing much… One of…

By Renée 21 October, 2019 Off

WRD: Week 29 And I’m spent

This past week was exhausting and everything kind of got adjusted along the way. I’m having a lot of trouble with sleeping (what’s new) and Sunday night was horrendous. I had to go back to work on Monday with about 4 hours of sleep and let me tell you it was FULL ON. No casually…

By Renée 21 July, 2019 Off

WRD: Week 18 – Liberation

While the US is celebrating Cinco de Mayo, here in the Netherlands we have the Dodenherdenking (Remembrance of the Dead) and Bevrijdingsdag (Liberation Day). The Netherlands was under German occupation from 1940 – 1945 and, thanks to the allies – in particular the British, Canadian, Polish and American troops – every year we celebrate the…

By Renée 5 May, 2019 Off

WRD: Week 16 Sunshine in my Pocket

You guys! Spring is FULL ON. The weather has been amazing! What a mood shift!! I happy to report that, though I’ve been fairly quiet on IG (I mean how many of selfies can you have of me NOT running or in the gym, amIright?) it’s been a good week, I feel less funky than…

By Renée 21 April, 2019 Off

Catching Up: Week 5 + 6

I’M JOINING WENDY AND HOLLY THIS WEEK FOR THE WEEKLY WRAP! JOIN IN WITH YOUR FITNESS RELATED POST TO GET AND RECEIVE SUPPORT FROM OTHER SUPER COOL AND FABULOUS BLOGGERS.       I’m finally coming up for air and late with catching up.  I know we’re already almost HALFWAY through February now, what the heck???   January is fully in…

By Renée 11 February, 2019 Off

Friday Five : January Runfessions

it’s Friday and the last Friday of the month, which means I’m joining Marcia for Runfessions!      I runfess that I haven’t run very many kilometers this month.  For a person who was shouting from the rooftops at the beginning of the month what their goals were and exactly how they were going to…

By Renée 25 January, 2019 Off

A Week In Boston Part II

Now that you’ve gotten through Part I, let’s finish it off with Part II. Even though Marathon Monday was so dreadful, we were still up and at ’em in the morning Tuesday, to be sure we were packed up and ready to go in the afternoon.  We arranged our bike tour to be changed from…

By Renée 30 April, 2018 Off