Monthly Archives: April 2012

The One that Got Away…

This past race weekend ended up being tougher than I could have imagined, but I was thankful for the time with friends; despite my near hypothermic experience. Friday afternoon L-Jo and I headed out to packet pick-up at Minnehaha Park. … Continue reading

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Oh hey there, 10K. Thanks for sneaking up on me.

Well tomorrow morning is my largest 10K for the year and I am most definitely ready to get my race on. The weather, however, is predicted to be naaaaaaasty with 35 degrees, 12+ mph winds, and snow/rain. Yes, you read … Continue reading

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WOW!

THANK YOU ALL SO MUCH for the support you showed both me and my husband yesterday. If you missed my big announcement, please see my previous post. My plan is to not take over this blog about our adoption proceedings, … Continue reading

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I can’t even believe that I’m writing this…BIGGEST ANNOUNCEMENT OF MY LIFE since the day we got engaged

Life has been a giant whirlwind these past few months. My husband made the decision back in February to let go of his med school dreams and pursue a more comfortable life that just made more sense for all of … Continue reading

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Milestones

Today I ran my first-ever solo 10-miler. The only time I had ever run anything over 8 miles before was last October when I did the 10M Monster Dash race for Halloween in 1:41:52. I literally do not allow myself … Continue reading

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It’s uncomfortable to be me

I know I have blogged about this before, but it has to be said again. Last night I said to my husband “It is literally uncomfortable to be me.” I’m not training for a marathon, thank God, or I don’t … Continue reading

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You know I like to do this…

Yet another list of thoughts going through my head right now: This whole new way lifestyle in that I no longer obsess over my running/training has really made me a more well-rounded and balanced runner/individual. People have noticed a big … Continue reading

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Remember that race that was supposed to be “light and fluffy?” Yeah…so…about that…

Saturday I took part in the Goldy’s Run 5K sponsored by the University of Minnesota and proceeds went to the new Amplatz Children’s Hospital. I was supposed to use this race as a lighter training run as my long run … Continue reading

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Thank you, stranger…

You never know who you help out on a daily basis. Could be someone you know, it definitely could be someone you’ve never even spoke to before. I am fortunate enough to live in a suburb/community that caters to people … Continue reading

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6+ months and still goin strong!

Remember this post where I announced my 14-day “Just say NO to Coffee?!?!?!” Challenge? I am happy to announce that 6+ (almost 7) months later and I’m still very much living a non-coffee-addicted lifestyle that I’m thrilled about. I usually … Continue reading

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