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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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May 2015 Monthly Goals

Last month I waited until six days into the month to share my monthly goals.  This month its five days.  Let me tell you, life has just been busy lately! Like last month, I’m still seeing the chiropractor three times … Continue reading

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Inspiration from Boston

Just like in years past, I tuned in yesterday to follow along during the Boston Marathon.  Although a busy day at work prevented me from spending as much time following along as I would have liked to, it was still … Continue reading

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April 2015 Monthly Goals

I don’t usually wait until six days into the month to share my monthly goals, but given that I decided to take the second half of last week off from blogging while I continued to enjoy our vacation, and then … Continue reading

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March 2015 Monthly Goals

This past month has been quite an emotional roller coaster.  Yesterday marked one month since my car accident, and naturally, I’ve spent the entire month working on my recovery while also trying to move forward with my Shamrock training. Just … Continue reading

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Tuesdays on the Run: Motivation

Today I’m joining Erika from MCM Mama Runs, Patty from My No-Guilt Life, and April from Run the Great Wide Somewhere for the Tuesdays on the Run Linkup.  This week’s topic is Motivation. This topic is especially fitting given the weather … Continue reading

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Recovery Is Never An Easy Process

Yesterday marked one week since my car accident.  I’ve been trying to not let the accident overtake me, but its been easier said than done.  The accident did a number on my back, and I’ve had difficulty accepting the physical … Continue reading

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February 2015 Monthly Goals

January has come and gone, and while I did make progress in reaching my goals, I’m quite happy to wash my hands with this past month.  Although two major events greatly impacted my life this past month, I’m ready to … Continue reading

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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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