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Monthly Archive: January 2018

Houston Marathon Training – Race Week!

This week marks week the final week of my 12 week training cycle for the Houston Marathon is in the books.  This is the recap for my Houston Marathon Training – Race Week! I took tapering to a whole new level this week!  I didn’t do much of anything activity wise,  I did get in the runs in. My body…
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Goals for Houston Marathon Weekend

Happy Friday!  This weekend Is the Chevron Houston Marathon. I’m sharing my goals for Houston Marathon Weekend.  Truthfully, I’m not really nervous about the race… I’m more nervous about the weather! We’re in the midst of a cold snap in Houston.  The temp at the start is going to be hovering aroud the mid-30s – cold for Houston standards.  I…
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My Running (not so) Guilty Pleasures

Today I’m joining the lovely ladies for Tuesdays On The Run.  Where we talk about a different topic each week that is running related. Today’s topic is “Running Guilty Pleasures”.  I’m sharing my running (not so) guilty pleasures. We all have them… things we derive pleasure from that aren’t all that great for us.  One of mine is french onion dip…
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Winter Harvest Salad

Winter Harvest Salad… Does anyone else go to the store without a plan and then end up loading up on ALL the vegetables? I did that last week at Trader Joe’s.  I hadn’t planned what I was cooking for the week and when I got there, everything looked good! When I saw they had a couple new salad dressings that…
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Houston Marathon Training – Week 11

This week marks week 11 of my 12 week training cycle for the Houston Marathon is in the books.  This is the recap for my Houston Marathon Training – Week 11. 7 days until race day! This week I returned to work from a little break between the holidays. We had some cold weather for our part of the nation,…
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First Coffee Date Of 2018

Today I’m joining the Ultimate Coffee Date for some catching up.  It’s the first coffee date of 2018! So go grab your favorite beverage of choice and have a seat and let’s catch up. I’m sipping on some coffee today. My brew for today is the Kansas City Dark Roast by the Roasterie.  I picked some up when I went…
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2018 Goals – My Year of Thrive

Welcome 2018… it’s time to reflect on 2017 and set some new goals for the coming year.  As I was reflecting on last year, I just felt that I was just getting by in life.  While I did pretty good at accomplishing my running goals, it felt as if some of them were arbitrary.  In 2018, I would like to…
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2017 Santa Hustle Race Recap

I ran the Santa Hustle half marathon in Galveston on December 17. Last year I ran this race too (you can read about that here).  Although I hadn’t planned on running it again this year, plans change. The hubs told me on Friday afternoon that he was leaving out for deer camp, so I decided that a trip to Galveston…
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