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The Outer Banks (and a quick 26.2 mile run while I was there)

November 17, 2013

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Race Day!  Oh yes, I almost forgot that was why we came.  With mine and my husband’s ever-evolving, hectic schedules, we never get to see each other.  He is fast asleep when I get home, and gone to work before I awake.  We have a wonderful relationship via texts and Instagram. So I sneakily snuck […]

October Weigh-In and the TAPER!

November 1, 2013

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I have entered the taper. The bizzaro world of training which makes you feel like you aren’t sure if your body can run further than 8 miles. One weekend, you are doing a straight twenty miles, the next, you are only required to do 10, then 8, then??? You’re just supposed to run 26.2 next […]

20 Miles of Smiles

October 18, 2013

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I’m typing this post from the car on my phone after just completing my 20 mile training run. I feel exhilarated. Wiped, but euphoric. There is nothing like running a long distance to clear, organize and focus your mind. These long runs help me straighten out all the tangles I don’t have time to deal […]

Training Lite- How I’m getting faster and the running is easy

October 15, 2013

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I wouldn’t say that I am any kind of an expert on training regimens, although I do have almost 30 years of experience as a runner, and I have spent countless chunks of my life dedicated to studying how best to fuel and treat my body for its best performance.  Nevertheless, I’m not officially certified […]

October Weigh In

October 1, 2013

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Hello Fall! Every runner’s favorite time of year.  The sun is still shining, the pollen is down, the runs are cooler, the times are faster, and it’s the time of year where being outside makes you feel great to be alive.  I used to be a Summer girl for the majority of my life, but […]

September weigh in!

September 5, 2013

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Well life has certainly picked up some massive speed lately. I have started Fall semester- Organic Chemistry, whee! Added an Honors project, gotten a kindergartener off to his first year of school, and am still stay at home Mom to a three year old. I’m also still working part time, volunteered for the PTA, (got […]

Weigh in- Vacation style

August 2, 2013

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Here is a brief weigh in update from the road. I’m a day late and mid grandparent visit with the kids, so excuse my guest room selfie photo shoot and iPhone upload post. I do not have a measuring tape, but feel pretty close to last month, maybe even on the heavier side from this […]