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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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TBT

Since my half marathon is coming up this Saturday … in 2 more sleeps! I thought I would post a picture of me at my first half marathon – the Hospital Hill Run.  As the name suggests, it was a hilly race… 5 major hills.  My least favorite was the Broadway Hill which seemed to last to infinity! I can’t believe this…
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I’m ready!

4 Days Left!!! I’m ready to go! I’m ready to see the fruits of my labor!  I’m ready to prove to myself that I am strong and I can do this!  I’m ready to conquer the Fred Hartman bridge! I have 2 more runs, today and tomorrow… 3 miles each and my shake-out run. I feel good… I feel prepared……
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New Shoes

I LOVE shoes.  Pure and simple, there is nothing better than a new pair of shoes. Yesterday I got a new pair of shoes delivered. I couldn’t wait to get home and open the box and put them on! They felt so good, I decided to take them out for a spin! They felt great. These are the Paradigm 1.5…
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Super Bowl Sunday!

Yesterday America celebrated a great holiday – The Super Bowl!  It doesn’t matter if you are a football fan… there is plenty of fun for everyone. Between the commercials, the game and the halftime show… what more could you want?  FOOD… Super Bowl Sunday is the second largest food consumption day in the United States, surpassed by Thanksgiving. My Super Bowl Sunday was…
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Where did January go??

It seems like yesterday we were ringing in the new year and today I’m writing February 1 on everything. One of my goals for the year was to run 1,000 miles… I’m right on track.  Even with taking it easy this month. I have been trying to baby my foot due to the pain that I have been feeling this month. …
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