Category Archives: Running

4 Quick Takes

— 1 — I’ve decided NOT to run the marathon in May.  It was an incredibly tough decision for me, but aside from feeling somewhat sad, I have a complete peace about it.  My issue wasn’t with the running itself … Continue reading

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The Marathon Journey

I want to quit.  Although in the past two weeks I’ve had some of my best runs since I found out I was pregnant, there is a huge part of me that really wants to hang up this whole marathon … Continue reading

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Seven Quick Takes – Jan 6, 2012

— 1 — Please bear with me while I brag on my children for a little bit… For the past five days, I’ve been sick with the stomach flu.  For three of those days, my husband wasn’t home so the … Continue reading

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The Great Turkey Run 5k and a VERY different Thanksgiving

I’m sitting here at my desk, reflecting on the day, and I am so thankful for so many things.  Thanksgiving this year started with something I never would have dreamed of doing a year ago… running a 5k through Kereiakes … Continue reading

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So Where’s it all Going?

I’m a pretty passionate person.  If I’m committed to something, I won’t do it half-heartedly, I’ll immerse myself in it, go to extremes, read about it constantly, and drive everyone around me crazy by talking about it incessantly (surely you … Continue reading

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Well… I did it. From 260lbs to half marathon!!!

I ran the half marathon and I don’t even know what to say about it. It was awesome… every single bit of it.  But to be honest, there isn’t much TO say about it.  Nothing incredibly dramatic happened, no big … Continue reading

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12 miles

I had no intention of writing about this run.  No, I’ll take that back.  I had EVERY intention of writing about it, and sharing my amazing accomplishment of running 12 miles… until I didn’t run it.  Right around mile 7 … Continue reading

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