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5 Things I Do In The AM – My Morning Routine

Happy Friday!!! Today I’m linking up with Courtney from Eat Pray Run DC, Mar from Mar on the Run and Cynthia from You Signed Up For What for the Friday Five link up. Today I’m sharing with you the five things I do each morning to keep me at my healthiest best. Sit and meditate for 10 minutes.  I find that it really clears my…
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My Running Partners Have 4 Legs…

In celebration of National Puppy Day, I thought I’d spend a little time on here to talk about my running partners.  You see, they were puppies not too long ago! This is my girl Sorcha.  She is a Border Collie mix.  We adopted her back in 2012 from All Border Collie Rescue.  Her momma was Border Collie, but we aren’t sure…
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The Great Race Shirt Debate

Today I’m linking up with Erica at MCM Mama Runs, Marcia at  Marcia’s Healthy Slice, and Patty at My no-guilt life for Tuesdays on the Run. Today we are discussing a strongly debated topic – race shirts: Should you wear them TO the race or only AFTER the race? I have always been an after the race kind of gal.  I felt that I didn’t “earn” the shirt…
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Vegan Leek, Mushroom & Spinach Quiche

Print Vegan Leek, Mushroom & Spinach Quiche Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes Total Time: 2 hours, 10 minutes Yield: 8 servings Ingredients 2 uncooked pie shells, thawed 8 oz white mushrooms – sliced 1 leek – chopped 1/2 white onion- diced 2 cloves garlic – minced 2 cups fresh baby spinach 1 – 16 oz…
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Workouts … last week today – March 20

I’m joining the Weekly Wrap link up hosted by Holly at HoHoRuns and Tricia at MissSippiPiddlin. I’m continuing to add HIIT from 12 minute athlete and Planks to my routine, and it is going well.  My legs/arms aren’t as sore from using the different muscles that I’m not used to. This is how my week lined out…     Sunday – Rest Monday – 6 miles slow (average pace 11:03) & 1…
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Five Favorite Breakfasts

Happy Friday!!! Today I’m linking up with Courtney from Eat Pray Run DC, Mar from Mar on the Run and Cynthia from You Signed Up For What for the Friday Five link up. Today’s topic is favorites. I am sharing my favorite breakfasts. Anyone who knows me, knows that I am not a morning person.  That being said, I have never been much of a…
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Workouts … last week today – March 13

I’m joining the Weekly Wrap link up hosted by Holly at HoHoRuns and Tricia at MissSippiPiddlin. As mentioned on last week’s post, I have decided to add HIIT training and planks to my workout routine.  The HIIT workouts were tough, and I was sore from them for a few days, but it was a good kind of sore.       Sunday – Rest Monday – 4…
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Mixing it up…

Since I have began running (almost a year ago), I have not consistently incorporated any type of other exercise in my routine other than running.  Bad, I know. With my first half marathon out of the way, I have decided to mix in some strengthening into my mix.  First addition is the plank… it is a super great exercise that strengthens…
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February Running Recap

February is in the books!  I think February was a pretty great month as far as running.  I completed my first half marathon and have some more miles under my belt. One of my goals for the year is to run 1000 miles.  So far I have run 138 miles.  I am a bit behind where I should be, but…
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Jail Break Run Half Marathon Race Recap

I did it! I finished the Jail Break Run Half Marathon… and had a really good time doing it! My goals were to: Finish under 2:30 Take it easy at the start Have fun I accomplished all! Now on to the recap…. I was very excited for this race.  I hadn’t ran a half marathon in nearly 14 years and…
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