Category Archives: Motivation

September 2016 Monthly Goals

If I’m going to be 100% honest, August went nowhere near as I would have liked when it came to my fitness.  Not only did we have our week long family vacation to Disney World, but while we were there … Continue reading

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August 2016 Monthly Goals

Confession time: I completely forgot about one of my July goals after I wrote my goals out.  100% completely forgot about it.  Not because I wanted to, but there were more important things on my mind.  July was an incredibly … Continue reading

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How I’m Staying Motivated to Train During the Summer

Two weeks ago I shared tips for summer training.  No matter how many things you do in order to make training during the summer more bearable, even the best athletes find it difficult to stay motivated to train during the … Continue reading

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2016 Goals Check In

It is mind boggling how quickly 2016 is going.  I know they say that time goes by faster as you get older, but is certainly feels like its flying!  Since we’re at the midpoint of the year, I wanted to … Continue reading

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July 2016 Monthly Goals

How is it that we’re already halfway through 2016?  This year is just flying by.  It feels like just yesterday that little man was born and that we were closing out 2015. After running ZOOMA Annapolis at the beginning of … Continue reading

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June 2016 Monthly Goals

As I’ve shared throughout my training logs this past month, May was one crazy busy month.  Between most of May being focused on the fact that it was testing season at work (my AP World students took their AP exam … Continue reading

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Running as Therapy

If my lack of a mid-week blog post is any indication, it’s been a long and busy week at our house.  I knew that life as a mother with an infant wasn’t going to be easy.  Though I’ve been trying … Continue reading

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May 2016 Monthly Goals

April went far from how I had hoped it would go.  My fitness was heavily impacted after getting sick twice last month, first with a nasty cold in the middle of the month and then with the stomach flu last … Continue reading

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Just Do What’s Expected of You!

There’s been lots of buzz in the running world over the past couple of weeks surrounding Gia Alvarez and the Boston Marathon.  In a nutshell, Gia was unable to run the Boston Marathon last year, and gave her bib to … Continue reading

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Why Now Isn’t The Time for a Marathon

Now that I’ve completed seven half marathons, I’ve started to contemplate whether or not I feel ready to take my running to the next level – registering for, training for, and running a marathon.  Never in my wildest dreams did … Continue reading

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