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The Power of Positive Thinking

This week’s Monday Motivation is a quote from figure skater and Olympic gold medalist Scott Hamilton.  As I shared yesterday, I chose this quote because of the need to go into my first day back at school from Spring Break … Continue reading

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Weekly Training Log – Week of April 14th

My staycation this past week has been absolutely fabulous!  It kicked off with gorgeous weather last weekend and ended with a fabulous Easter Sunday that Preston and I got to spend with my godmother and her family.  Going back to … Continue reading

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Weekly Training Log – Week of April 7th

If your week has been anything like mine, you’ve been finding every way possible to take advantage of absolutely gorgeous weather!  Over the weekend I spent more time outside than inside, and I couldn’t have asked for better weather to … Continue reading

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When Your Body Can’t Keep Up With Your Mind

Each day as I recover, I’m more and more eager to get back to a normal routine.  We’ve had a couple of snow days this week, which has eased the stress of writing sub plans for school, but yesterday as … Continue reading

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Its The Little Things

When life gets busy and stressful, its sometimes the little things that can make a huge difference, bring a smile to your face, and a temporary sense of relief. Its been an extremely stressful several days.  Between work and other … Continue reading

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Rain, Rain, Go Away – Race Goals for Tomorrow’s Charlottesville Fall Classic 10K

This afternoon Preston and I are headed to Charlottesville to run in the Charlottesville Fall Classic tomorrow morning.  Preston will be running his second half marathon and I will be running my third 10K. This is the 10K that I’ve … Continue reading

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Perfect 10 10K Race Recap

Last Sunday I ran my second 10K, the Perfect 10 10K.  This race had two distance options, a 10 miler and a 10K.  Because I was in need of a 10K time to submit to runDisney for my corral placement … Continue reading

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Race Goals for Sunday’s Perfect 10 10K

On Sunday, I will be running my second 10K – the Perfect 10 10K in Reston, VA. Because my first 10K experience, the Biggest Loser 10K back in July, was a bit disappointing, I have very high expectations for this … Continue reading

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Remember Why You Started

Originally posted on Everyday Power Blog:
Our greatest success will come when we can stay focused on our goal in the face of any and all obstacles. Happy Friday World!

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No Pain No Gain

Going back to the gym this week after two weeks of vacationing in California has been trying on my body.  Yes, Preston and I ran twice and walked a lot while away, but we weren’t in a regular routine, especially … Continue reading

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