Category Archives: Fun Times

In a nutshell

HAPPY NATIONAL RUNNING DAY to you ALL! It’s nice and gloomy here in Minny with rain and all that crap. Our spring/almost summer has been borderline non-existent here, but we press on. Heck, less than a month ago we were … Continue reading

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WOW! Ya’ll will have to excuse me!

I think this is the longest I’ve ever gone without blogging. You’ll have to excuse me. We’re currently wrapped up in 2 different adoption situations that could very easily make us parents at any given time, so we’ve been dealing … Continue reading

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Oh hey, Bart! Fancy meeting you here…

The Walt Disney World Marathon weekend also provided the craziest expo experience I’ve ever had. It was busier than anything I’ve ever experienced. If you were claustrophobic or had a severe fear of being smashed up against strangers, this wasn’t … Continue reading

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I get to eat this on Saturday!

Yes, I’m only running a 5K this coming Sunday morning, but I’m going to pretend I need to carb-load for that and allow myself my absolute favorite pre-race tradition in devouring THIS from Noodles & Co! I haven’t enjoyed this … Continue reading

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Yep. I’m in.

My next BIG ADVENTURE: And I’m saving up $$$ and hoping and praying for THIS to be my new best friend: The Trek Lexa! Because let’s face it…THIS is just not gonna cut it for racing…Not to mention it’s pink … Continue reading

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My birthday weekend is gonna be stellar

In 2.5 weeks my husband will be running his first race ever. It will be my turn to stand at the finish line and cheer him on for once. He came to me shortly after my half marathon in May … Continue reading

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Yes, this happened and it was glorious!

Ya’ll know I’m heavily involved in “Twitter-verse” and have been fortunate enough to make many new IRL friends. The #MNRunnerds was officially formed sometime last fall and since then we’ve had some pretty fun outings together and our little group … Continue reading

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Triathlons are NO JOKE.

There’s not a whole lot more motivating in life than being surrounded by people who love and care for you from the bottom of their hearts. I am fortunate to have my inner circle of family and friends who make … Continue reading

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*gasp!* Well hello there, old friend…

So alright. My hand has been forced to start checking out other forms of “entertainment” other than my own two feet and my running shoes. My fun new stationary exercise bike is arriving tonight (HOLLA!) and I’ve been doin my … Continue reading

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It was time to retire my old shoes…like a million years ago

Back on January 14th, I’d finally (after 11 months) had enough of my nagging injuries and finally decided to agree that I am not “all-knowing” and I needed to admit defeat in the shoe department. Remember this post? Life changed … Continue reading

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