Category Archives: challenges

That time I realized how much I LOVE to run! My Rock n Roll San Diego weekend recap!

It’s funny how people change, isn’t it?  Bit by bit, day by day, until one day, they wake up and they are different and you hadn’t even realized it.  It’s even stranger when the person who has changed is YOU!  … Continue reading

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If it Doesn’t Challenge You…

New Year’s Eve is upon us. In 2013 I had so many running goals and I accomplished many of them. Some of them fell by the wayside and life got in the way. Injuries got in the way. i got … Continue reading

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Gaaahhhhh!!! I’m Sick!

With just three days until the Boilermaker 15k, my body has used its super powers to once again attempt to sideline me!  I woke up Tuesday morning with a stuffy nose and a sore throat but I pretended not to … Continue reading

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I CAN EAT ALL OF THE GOOD THINGS!!!

Since beginning my ‘TransFORM’ Boot Camp I have paired down the list of foods that I include in my daily life.  When I originally saw the list of allowable food, I will admit I was a bit worried about my … Continue reading

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Back to the Chase on Mondays!

It’s been a long time since I’ve posted goals on Mondays and I have really missed it!  Melissa at Live, Love and Run started the weekly chase about 5 months ago and I followed along happily through the entire summer.  … Continue reading

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RtB relay NJ recap Part 2… it continues!!

Did you miss Part 1???  When I last left you all, I had just finished what I thought was my toughest of the three legs (not the longest but the hilliest) and we had arrived at the transition area to … Continue reading

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Reach the Beach Relay Recap (part 1)

Buckle your seat belts friends!!!  This is going to take a few days to recap, which is only appropriate since it took a few days to run!!!  There is so much to share, I barely know where to begin!  I … Continue reading

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How do you stay motivated on the way to your big goals?

Normally I am goal oriented.  I thrive on setting a large goal and smaller ones along the way and then ticking off my accomplishments along the way.  I rarely get distracted from the big picture and most of the time, … Continue reading

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What would you do if you couldn’t run? A Guest Post from the Outlaw Mama

Thursday morning I woke up at 4am with a horrible pain in my ankle and calf.  The pain refused to subside regardless of the ibuprofen I took or the stretching I tried.  I iced the ankle, elevated it and begged … Continue reading

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Do you Define yourself as a Runner? A Guest Post from According to Mags

 I love telling people that I am a runner.  I love that it is a defining part of my life.  It has become as much of who I am as being a wife and a mother.  I love this guest … Continue reading

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