Monthly Archives: October 2011

This honey bee dominated with her buddy Waldo

Warning: I ramble in this post because it was a lot to try and remember. ;) “Fun Domination.” That was what it was all about yesterday. And by “domination,” I mean treating Team Ortho’s Monster Dash 10 Miler as a … Continue reading

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Straight-Shootin Sunday #8 (10/23-10/29)

GREAT week for training. I felt really good going into this week. The plantar fasciitis responded very well to conservative treatment, my legs felt really strong, and I had zippo amount of anxiety going into race week. Normally I’m a … Continue reading

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A year ago today…

I was terrified. Absolutely 100% terrified. Why? Because the next day, I was going to run my very first race and 5K ever. It was the Halloween Fearless 5K at Lake Como and I was going to run the whole … Continue reading

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The people at my gym make training so much more interesting

I’ve belonged to my gym for 16 months now and after a couple of months, you start to see the same people at the same time doing the SAME things. I noticed it today. I’ve been seeing the same people … Continue reading

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You betcha!

Fargo 1/2 Marathon I have officially registered for the 1/2. I have officially booked a hotel room for me and the hubby. I have discussed this race with my MN peeps “in the know” on twitter. I have read countless … Continue reading

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A Halloween poll

Need your help! Every year for Halloween, the hubby and I carve a pumpkin, bake seeds, eat some sort of yummy chili or soup I’ve made, and then eat snacks and watch a scary movie to celebrate Halloween together. We … Continue reading

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Apples and playgrounds

Saturday was SO fun. The hubby and I had it on our calendar for months now that we were going to go to our family cabin this weekend for a mini vacay with our puppy. Unfortunately this plan didn’t work … Continue reading

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Straight-Shootin Sunday #7 (10/16-10/22)

Well this week was just blah. I really didn’t do much in training at all, or at least it sure didn’t feel like it. So rather than break it down day by day, I’m just going to tell you what … Continue reading

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A 5K race inside a church? Sure…

I had my first really crazy race dream. I have dreams about running frequently, but I’ve honestly never had a race dream before.  Usually it’s just me running down the street or something and usually pretty quick and nothing extensive. … Continue reading

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A new “challenge” or sorts

So ya’ll know I’ve given up on coffee. Like entirely. My latest challenge? Hydration. I am TERRIBLE at it.  I don’t drink water. Like at all. I drink Powerade Zero, post-work outs and I drink MAYBE a little bit of … Continue reading

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