Category Archives: Motivation

Slowly Making Progress

If you a frequent reader of this blog, or you follow me on Social Media, then you’re probably well aware of the progress that I’ve been making this training cycle.  I haven’t kept the increasing of my running speed a secret … Continue reading

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I’m MAD Excited For #NoExcuses 2015

My mantra for my training cycle for Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach was “no excuses.”  This was the perfect mantra for last summer, especially with how busy Preston and I were with buying our house and then moving into it.  So … Continue reading

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15 in 2015…and Some Big News!

Happy 2015 everybody!  Today is a day that many traditionally set their resolutions for the new year. I don’t like using the word “resolutions” though, as I don’t like to think that I am committing to accomplishing something for the … Continue reading

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January 2015 Monthly Goals

Where has 2014 gone?  Its hard to believe that today is the last day of 2014 and that tomorrow kicks off a brand new year! This past month has been a bit of a challenge, especially the second half of … Continue reading

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2014 Year in Review

Is tomorrow really New Year’s Eve?  It feels like 2014 just started!  Its been quite a year, with lots of accomplishments, milestones, and just like last year, lots of changes. January I kicked off 2014 with a whirlwind trip to … Continue reading

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My Year of Running

Its incredible to look back and think about all that I’ve accomplished this year!  At this time last year, I was training for my first half marathon, and now I’ve crossed the finish line of three half marathons, as well … Continue reading

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December 2014 Monthly Goals

Is it really already the last month of 2014?!?  This year has flown by, and I cannot believe that I’m setting my last set of 2014 goals!  But before I set my December goals, let’s first look back at my November … Continue reading

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Friday Five – November 28th – What I’m Most Thankful For

Happy belated Thanksgiving everybody!  I had hoped to wish all of you a Happy Thanksgiving prior to now, but you may have noticed things have been a bit quiet here on the blog this week.  That wasn’t my intention, but … Continue reading

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Why Do You Run?

Often times when I discuss my passion for running, I’m often met with the response of, “You’re crazy!”  Many people think that I’m absolutely nuts to have put myself on this running journey, and often gasp when they hear that … Continue reading

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How Will You Stayed Motivated During the Holidays?

If you follow me on Instagram then you probably have noticed that I’m currently participating in a handful of challenges.  But the photo challenges aren’t the only ones that I’m participating in.  What challenges am I currently participating in? Run Stretch … Continue reading

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