Category Archives: Training

February 2016 Monthly Goals

January was a unique month for me for many reasons.  Not only was it my first full month as a mother, but it was also the first time in I can’t remember how long when for much of the month I … Continue reading

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Let the Training for Half #7 Begin!

Even though I resumed running just under two weeks ago, its already time to start thinking about training for my first major post postpartum race, ZOOMA Annapolis.  As long as training goes well, I’ll be running the half marathon on … Continue reading

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My Long Awaited 2016 Goals

I purposely didn’t set any goals for 2016 prior to now.  While I set my usual monthly goals at the beginning of January, I wanted to wait until after I was cleared by my OB to resume running and other … Continue reading

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Scenes from Blizzard 2016

This past weekend we lived through a historic blizzard here in the DC area.  At our house in Northern Virginia, it snowed from 12:45 p.m. on Friday until just before midnight Saturday night.  Nearly 35 hours straight of snowfall resulted in … Continue reading

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My Return to Running

Yesterday morning I had my four week postpartum follow up appointment with my OB.  Ever since scheduling this appointment, I’ve been crossing my fingers that I would be cleared to resume exercise, particularly running. Over the past four weeks, I’ve … Continue reading

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Feels Good to Be Back

Yesterday was a milestone day when it comes to my postpartum fitness.  12 days after giving birth, I made my triumphant return to the gym.  With my last gym workout having been back on December 10th when I was 38 … Continue reading

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January 2016 Monthly Goals

Happy New Year everybody!  2015 was quite the year, and I’m looking forward to an even more exciting 2016. Even though today marks only nine days postpartum, that doesn’t mean that I’m not thinking about my fitness goals for both … Continue reading

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Running Survey

Remember back in the 1990s when personal surveys went around by e-mail like wildfire?  It was such a fun way to get to know more about friends.  When I read the answers to a recent running survey that both Sue … Continue reading

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2015: My Year of Running

2015 has been an absolutely incredible, and life changing year.  I accomplished so much when it came to my running, and even though I usually wait until later in the month to start sharing my end of year posts, given … Continue reading

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December 2015 Monthly Goals

Today marks the beginning of December which means it also marks the beginning of the month in which my little boy will be born!  Preston and I are both extremely excited and anxious to meet our little guy, and can’t wait … Continue reading

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