Monthly Archives: June 2011

This WILL get me to Bear Water

Being sick and forced to stay in bed has its advantages. For 2 hours, I sat on my laptop and poured over my work, vacation, & race schedule for the next couple of months. I was able to hammer out … Continue reading

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Um…bowing to the porcelain goddess

Just went to bed 2 hours ago. Woke up a little after 10:30 with extreme abdominal pain out of NOWHERE and made it to the bathroom just in the nick of time to “get it out.” Um… Is there a … Continue reading

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You know you’re an old hag when…

the idea of buying a new blender is BEYOND EXCITING. I felt the same excitement when I bought my new vacuum last year. Up until last summer, I was using my Grandma’s old blender that I inherited after she passed … Continue reading

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My quest for better race day hair

might have just been solved. So while I realize this is pretty similar to a bondi band, I got a package of 5 Scunci brand headwraps/headbands for around $4 at Target last week in several different colors. I washed them … Continue reading

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Trust Your Training.

So I had an entirely different approach to my 10K race this past weekend than I have ever had with any race before. The revelation that I just need to trust myself made this race the most enjoyable event I’ve … Continue reading

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Mission Monday #16 (6/27-7/3)

I’m REALLY gonna start hitting up some different forms of cross-training now that my body seems to not be rejecting every single thing I’ve been trying to do lately. Knee is feeling loads better. Maybe it was just a two-day … Continue reading

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It was time to fly, so I made it happen.

This 10K race this morning almost didn’t happen. Say what? Oh yeah…you didn’t know that, did you? Courtenay. You mean to say that the race you’ve been talking about for weeks now and fundraising for almost didn’t happen? Correct. Wanna … Continue reading

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Time to Fly 10K race strategy

Being completely honest here… I am too injured to have a strategy for anything over a 5K distance right now. Any sort of goal is simply to PR. To do that I need 58:53. No insane sprinting or crazy times … Continue reading

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THANK YOU!

I have surpassed my fundraising goal as of this morning for my upcoming 10K!!! THANK YOU SO MUCH to those of you who donated. I appreciate your support mor than you will ever know! You can still donate. The information … Continue reading

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Puddle-jumping, poop-dodging, Geese wars, and uncomfortable convos…

So this morning was my last run I’d planned before Saturday’s upcoming 10K race. I don’t know what it is, but I am just flat-out exhausted. No joke. I think I’ve got way too much going on mentally in life … Continue reading

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