The Rundown – My Mind Is Playing Tricks on Me

The Rundown – My Mind Is Playing Tricks on Me

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The Rundown – My Mind Is Playing Tricks on Me
I can actually see it both ways. I’m playing tricks on my mind as much as it’s messing with me. Lately I’ve hated seeing actual pace numbers in my training log so my coach starting putting in the RPE (rate of perceived exertion) scale instead. If I see the pace 6:11 I find it’s hard […]
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The Rundown – Fitspiration vs Reality

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The Rundown – Fitspiration vs Reality
  You’ve seen the “fitspiration” memes. Maybe you have even been motivated by them. Well, in the words of  Emma Gonzalez, I’m calling BS on “fitspiration” and talking about the reality of training day after day to reach a big goal vs. a virtual motivational poster. WEEK OF APRIL 2, 2018 RUNNING Training for a […]
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What is Rambutan? And should I eat it??

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What is Rambutan? And should I eat it??
Hello from Florida!! (waves) I’m here running and eating pizza, watermelon and weird tropical foods like Ramutan. Have you tried it? Wait! First let me give a big shout-out of love to the Florida weather on this trip. LOVE!! Ben’s family is from Englewood, FL and I used to come with him to visit every […]
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High Five Friday

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High Five Friday
High Five Friday is back! There has been zero shorts worn while running and I have a lovely cold that I caught from my dear son.  Good times.  Good times. With the cold weather that’s returned, I’ve had some time to catch up on my reading.  Side note:  Spring…get your act together! I spur of […]
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The Rundown – The Stories We Tell Ourselves

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The Rundown – The Stories We Tell Ourselves
  We all have that voice in our head that is constantly commenting, judging and stabbing opinions and ideas on a seemingly endless loop. It’s there as soon as we wake up and holds our last thoughts before closing our eyes at night. How much attention to you pay to the ceaseless voice? Do you […]
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Last Week’s Workouts

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Last Week’s Workouts
I think the highlight of last week’s workouts wasn’t that I had a strong week of running.  It was that I wore shorts on my run 3 times.  THREE TIMES!!!  It felt amazing to have fresh air and sunshine on my skin. And see that snow in the picture above?  That was on Tuesday.  It […]
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Best Baby Products For 2-3 Month Old Babies 2018

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Best Baby Products For 2-3 Month Old Babies 2018
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Life as a Mother Runner with Bailey Grace: R4R 053

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Life as a Mother Runner with Bailey Grace: R4R 053
I am officially a mother runner, and after a three-month hiatus from recording, it is time to update you on how my life has changed since my daughter Bailey was brought into this world. Hear about the ups and downs of life with a newborn, how my return to running has progressed since I was […]
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My Worst Race Ever – Just Run Link Up!

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My Worst Race Ever – Just Run Link Up!
  With a writing assignment like “worst race ever” you would think one particular race would jump into my mind. You would be wrong. There are several. The time I bonked at mile 19 of the NYC Marathon comes to mind as does my first ever marathon where my pacer abandon me and I chafed […]
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