Monthly Archives: July 2011

At 2.6 it all came to a screeching halt.

This morning I ran the Challenge Cancer 5K race at Lake Como here in St. Paul. I was admittedly very nervous in regards to this race as it had been over a month and a half since my last 5K. … Continue reading

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Noodles, lakes, and good friends

I don’t know if it’s because I’m still relatively fresh off injury, or the fact that I’m too hard on myself, or that it really will never get any easier, but I’m honestly nervous for tomorrow’s 5K race. I’ve said … Continue reading

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WOWZA

Thank you to everyone for your very very kind responses here, on facebook, on daily mile, on twitter, etc in regards to my previous post. I am so very thankful to have such a huge strong support system in my … Continue reading

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When rage doesn’t fuel you…

So I haven’t spoken a lot on here (like at all) about the crap going on in my life right now. I’ve got a lot of junk. A LOT. Outside stress factors that would weigh on anybody, but I don’t … Continue reading

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Yep. This is pretty amazing.

Hey Chocolate and Coffee-Lovers! I have perfected my new favorite protein shake/smoothie. If you remember, earlier this month I bought a blender to celebrate my 1st Runniversary. So far it’s  proven itself to be invaluable. I’m sure there’s a million … Continue reading

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Ya gotta understand…we sound like lunatics.

This is what the majority of the world “sees” of runners. (Bytheway…totally don’t agree with the title of this video, but whatever) We are lunatics in most non-runners’ eyes. And that is OK. Because you know what? I kinda think … Continue reading

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Mission Monday #19 (7/25-7/31)

Hey Heeeeeeey! I’ve decided I’m back with a raging vengeance after my wicked, kick butt, 5K tempo run last night. I left work early, hoping to get some quality time in with the hubby, but he had other plans, so … Continue reading

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Hey Hey We’re the Monkees!

The blog title has nothing to do with anything I have to say. Nothing. That’s just the crazy song lyric that’s been running through my brain for days now. Although I do like monkeys; or “Monkees.” Anyways… Earlier this week … Continue reading

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Ya’ll…am I out of my mind?

Ok. So I just need to talk this out, figured I’d get some advice on here, and maybe a little encouragement? I’m bored. I’m not happy with my life. I love my job. I love running. I have a wonderful … Continue reading

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Ok. This is how I personally know I’m a “runner.”

I see blog posts and comments out there all the time of people being afraid to call themselves a “runner” or the question always gets asked “Are you a runner?” and people don’t know how to answer. I’m tellin ya … Continue reading

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