Category Archives: Motivation

September 2015 Monthly Goals

I really wish time would start slowing down a bit.  Of course, I say that now but I’m sure as I near the end of my pregnancy I’ll start saying that I wish time would speed up.  Regardless, it continues … Continue reading

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Why I’m Still Exercising While Pregnant

I’ve been debating writing this post for a couple of weeks now.  Before I get any further into this post, let me just emphasize the importance of consulting with your doctor prior to starting any exercise routine, whether you’re pregnant … Continue reading

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August 2015 Monthly Goals

I feel like I say this every month, but time is just flying by!  I wish it would slow down so that I have more time to enjoy my summer break, and more time to get things done around the … Continue reading

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July 2015 Monthly Goals

Where is time going?!?  How can it already be July 1st?  It feels like 2015 just started and that I was setting both my yearly goal as well as my first set of monthly goals for the year! Unlike May, … Continue reading

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15 in 2015 Update

Its hard to believe that today is the last day of June.  This year is just flying by!  With this being the halfway point of the year, I wanted to take time to reflect on my big goal for 2015: … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Five Things I Love About Running

This week’s Friday Five theme with the DC Trifecta is in honor of National Running Day.  On Wednesday, I wrote about the reasons why I run, and today I thought it would be fun to share what I love about … Continue reading

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Why Do You Run?

Happy National Running Day everybody!  Today is the day to celebrate why you run, and the fact that you’re physically able to run. My purpose for running has evolved quite a bit since I first started running in March 2013.  I … Continue reading

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June 2015 Monthly Goals

May didn’t go quite as I’d hoped.  Being sick for a full week definitely put me behind in reaching my fitness goals, and then it took awhile to get back on track once I was finally over my cold.  That, … Continue reading

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What Worked During My Last Half Marathon Training…And What I Hope Will Work Again

Life is all about trial and error.  I learned quite a bit while training for my first half marathon, and I learned even more about myself as a runner as I trained for my fourth half marathon.  I spent a … Continue reading

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Life Isn’t About Waiting for the Storm to Pass

Yesterday and today were/are difficult days for Preston’s side of the family.  Yesterday his mom’s cousin lost her battle against breast cancer, and today marks the three year anniversary of the passing of his mom after fighting her own battle … Continue reading

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