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September 2017 Goals

This past month was quite the roller coaster, filled with lots of highs and some frustrating times as well.  Some of the highs included setting a new personal distance record (when I completed a 16 mile training run at the … Continue reading

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August 2017 Goals

I’m not going to lie, I’m a bit sad that its already August.  Although my big vacation for the summer is this month, I’m sad to see my summer at home with little man rapidly coming to an end.  Due … Continue reading

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July 2017 Goals

I cannot believe that tomorrow marks the halfway point of the year!  This year is just flying by!  Despite how busy I knew that June would be with the usual end of the school year activities, I set ambitious goals … Continue reading

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2017 Goals – 2nd Quarter Check In

Even though the second quarter of 2017 doesn’t end until Friday, since I reached a mileage milestone for the year last week I figure that its more than okay to go ahead and check in on all of my yearly … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Where I’m Looking Forward to Running this Summer

Running during the summer is far from easy, and I was very much reminded of that this past week.  On Monday, I had to cut my training run short because of the heat.  My body had a very difficult time … Continue reading

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June 2017 Goals

As I shared in Monday’s post, the month of May has been an incredibly busy one.  Between it being testing season at school, knowing that Preston would be out of the country for work, and needing to take a mental … Continue reading

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Just Do What’s Expected of You, Revisited

Last year, in the aftermath of the news about a runner who gave her Boston Marathon bib to a friend because she was unable to run the race, I discussed a topic that I am passionate about: cheating.  It seems that … Continue reading

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May 2017 Goals

April was an absolutely incredible month.  Not only did it include a week long family vacation to Florida, but I was also incredibly active and spent quite a bit of time outside taking advantage of unseasonably warm weather here in … 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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April 2017 Goals

March was an interesting month on the fitness front.  I ran my goal half marathon that I spent ten weeks training for.  My initial plan was to take a bit of a running break after Rock ‘n’ Roll DC and … Continue reading

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