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January 2017 Goals

Even though I shared my goals for 2017 yesterday, I still plan on setting monthly goals throughout the year as well.  I find that when I set smaller goals each month that it helps me in staying on track with … Continue reading

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Goals for 2017

Happy 2017!!!  Everybody told me that once you add a child to your life that time will fly by faster than you could have ever imagined, and boy was that true last year.  It felt like every time I blinked … Continue reading

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2016 Goals Reflection

Even though I set monthly goals for myself, I was incredibly motivated this past year to get back to my pre-pregnancy shape and also set year long goals for myself.  My drive to not only bounce back after pregnancy, but also … Continue reading

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Top 5 Posts of 2016

Believe it or not, there’s less than two weeks left in 2016.  Where has the past year gone?!?  I know that they say that time goes by more quickly as you get older, and that it goes even faster once … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Five Ways to Stay Motivated to Stay Active During the Holidays

Disclaimer: As a Gone for a Run Ambassador, I received a complimentary virtual race entry.  I am not being compensated financially.  As always, all opinions are my own. December always feels like one of the busiest months of the year … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Five Reasons to Donate to RMHC

As I shared back in October, I will be running the Chicago Marathon next October.  Not only will it be my first marathon, but it will also be the first major race that I’m running with a charity team for. … Continue reading

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December 2016 Monthly Goals

Wow, where has 2016 gone?!?  Its hard to believe that we’re getting ready to start the last month of the year, which is going to be an extremely busy one. Since we were at Disney World for Wine and Dine … Continue reading

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My First Marathon Will Be…

I’m excited to announce that in 352 short days I’ll be running my first marathon….. I’m very excited about the idea of training for and running the Chicago Marathon.  I know that the next almost year is going to be quite … Continue reading

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Why Now is a Better Time to Consider Running a Marathon

Back in the spring, I shared why the time wasn’t right for me to run my first marathon.  Since then, I’ve thought a lot about whether there ever will be a “right” time, as well as what my goals as … Continue reading

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My Favorite Friday Five Posts

Today marks the end of an era.  Last week, Courtney, Mar, and Cynthia, also known as the DC Trifecta Bloggers, announced their intention to end the Friday Five linkup.  I’ll admit, I’m a bit disappointed in the decision, though I … Continue reading

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