Author Archives: Kathryn @ Dancing to Running

August 2014 Monthly Goals

Wow, what a month July was!  Although I only ran one race, the Firecracker 5k, it was a huge month personally.  Between closing on our house, moving into our house, and working on making our house feel like a home, … Continue reading

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Wasabi Soy Grilled Salmon and Squash

Last week one of Preston’s coworkers offered us a handful of squash and zucchini that he had grown in his garden.  Preston immediately took him up on his offer, and when Preston brought them home with him I went to … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary to My Best Friend

Today marks three years since Preston and I were married. Its been an amazing journey so far.  We met five years ago this coming November, Preston proposed on our nine month anniversary, and we were married almost a year later. Its … Continue reading

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Our VIP Concert Experience

Saturday was all about being in the right place at the right time. We arrived at Nationals Park about two hours before the concert started.  We walked a couple of blocks away to grab a quick dinner at Subway, and … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training Log – Week 13

The theme of this past week was finding a balance between unpacking the house, keeping up with my training schedule, and working on the annual curriculum project that I’ve worked on every year since I started teaching.  My view during … Continue reading

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Friday Five – July 25th – Summer Goals Check In

This week’s Friday Five theme with the DC Trifecta is Goals, and I thought that this would be the perfect time to give a status report on the progress I’m making in meeting my summer fitness goals.  At the beginning … Continue reading

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Feels So Good To Be Back!

Yesterday evening I went to the gym for the first time in two weeks.  Although I’ve been able to keep up with most of my planned runs in the midst of our move, its been hot and humid, and I … Continue reading

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The End of an Era

Yesterday afternoon was bittersweet.  Almost three weeks after closing on our house, and 10 days after moving in, we said farewell to our apartment.  It was a bit emotional for me, as our apartment marked so much for us, including: … Continue reading

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Our Cooking Challenge

About a week before Preston and I closed on our house, we agreed that with a new house and a new kitchen, we wanted to try out new recipes.  We’ve both always enjoyed cooking, and when we were first married … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training Log – Weeks 11 and 12

As I mentioned last week, week 11 of my training was pretty much a complete bust.  Between painting our townhouse and packing up our apartment, as well as the move itself, I only had time to train once. Tues 7/8 … Continue reading

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