Category Archives: Training

The Emotional Roller Coaster of Losing Weight

Loosing weight is far from easy.  It takes determination, focus, sacrifice, and lots of hard work. One of my May goals is to loose four pounds.  In the past, when I have sought to shed a couple of pounds, it … Continue reading

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What’s Next?

On Sunday I crossed the finish line of my spring redemption race, the Loudoun Half Marathon.  I’m still working on putting my recap together and searching through the over 7,500 photos that were taken at the race to find decent … Continue reading

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Loudoun Half Marathon Training Log – Week 6

Even though this past week was race week, I was very determined to be quite active.  With several beautiful weather days, I wanted to be outside as much as I could.  Yes, the Loudoun Half Marathon was my redemption race … Continue reading

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Loudoun Half Marathon Training Log – Weeks 4 and 5

We’re home from our wonderful week away in Florida!  If you follow me on Instagram then hopefully you saw just a sampling of our trip, including all of the wonderful places that I got to run while we were on vacation. … Continue reading

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2017 Goals – 1st Quarter Check In

Its hard to believe that we’re already one quarter of the way through 2017!  This year is just flying by! Last year I only checked in on my yearly goals halfway through the year.  To be honest, after the first … Continue reading

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Loudoun Half Marathon Training Log – Week 3

Does anybody else feel like they’re extra motivated at the beginning of a new month?  I definitely felt that way this past week, especially since I not only wanted to close out March on a strong note but kick off … Continue reading

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Loudoun Half Marathon Training Log – Week 2

Greetings from Central Illinois!  Preston, little man, and I flew to Illinois Friday afternoon because on Saturday my dad was ordained as a Deacon in the Episcopal Church.  It was a very exciting weekend, filled with lots of celebrations and … Continue reading

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Friday Five – What I Learned from RnRDC

Since crossing the finish line of Rock ‘n’ Roll DC earlier this month, I’ve been doing a lot of reflection as to what worked for me last training cycle and last race and what did not.  Obviously, things did not go … Continue reading

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Loudoun Half Marathon Training Log – Week 1

I’m not going to lie, I was a bit lacking in the motivation department this past week.  Between last Saturday’s disappointing race, and the couple of inches of snow that fell Monday night and during the day on Tuesday, I … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll DC Half Marathon Training Log – Week 10

Race day has come and gone.  If you follow me on social media then you already know that the race did not go as I had hoped that it would.  I’ll fully recap the race at a later time, but … Continue reading

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