Tag Archives: Friday Five

March 2018 Goals

Its hard to believe that yesterday was March 1st!  Even though February is the shortest month of the year, I dedicated a lot of time towards being active last month and am quite proud of what I accomplished and the … Continue reading

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What I’m Looking Forward to About Princess Half Marathon Weekend

One week from today, I will be waking up at the most magical place on Earth!  The countdown is on to when I fly down next Thursday evening to Disney for a fun girls’ weekend. There are so many reasons … Continue reading

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February 2018 Goals

Like most people, I was very motivated to get the new year started off on the right foot.  I set ambitious goals for myself for both January and the entire year.  And despite a set back mid-month when I dealt … Continue reading

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Five Health and Fitness Must Haves

Disclaimer: This post includes affiliate and referral links. We’re officially halfway through the first month of the year.  Most people are likely still enthusiastic about doing what it takes to make progress towards meeting the health and fitness resolutions that … Continue reading

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January 2018 Goals

Earlier this week I shared my goals for 2018.  Just like I have in the past, I’ll continue to set monthly goals to help keep me focused and on track towards meeting my bigger goals for the year.  I find … Continue reading

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My Current Motivations (and Celebrating the Mizuno Wave Rider’s 21st Birthday!)

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Mizuno.  The opinions and text are all mine. December is often a difficult time of the year for keeping up with fitness.  Most people see their calendars more filled … Continue reading

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Keeping Up with Your Fitness During the Holidays

Believe it or not, the holiday season is upon us.  I’ll be kicking off the holiday season tomorrow by hosting almost 20 people at our house for Friendsgiving.  Then Thanksgiving is next week.  And then before I know it Christmas … Continue reading

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November 2017 Goals

I’ll be honest, I completely forgot about most of my October goals about halfway through the month.  As I sat down last night to write this post, and pulled up my October goals, I could barely remember writing them.  That … Continue reading

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What I Learned from Training for and Running My First Marathon

Since crossing the Chicago Marathon finish line almost three weeks ago, I’ve been doing a lot of reflection on what went well, as well as what didn’t, in preparing for as well as running my first marathon. 1.  Marathon training … Continue reading

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It’s Chicago Marathon Weekend!!!

Almost a year after signing up with Team RMHC, as well as 18 weeks of training, Chicago Marathon weekend is finally here!  I have so many emotions going into this weekend, but overall I’m excited about heading to Chicago, seeing … Continue reading

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