Monthly Archives: March 2015

Fun things because it’s Friday!

1. This little girl. She just always has to be number one.. I took her to my parent’s house before work so she could play with her cousin & bff Snuffleupagus – my brother’s black lab/pit bull mix (pictures to … Continue reading

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We don’t like rain

Dixie was soooo excited to run today since I didn’t take her yesterday. Then, we opened the front door and her poor little dreams were crushed. Rain. If you can’t tell by the fact that my dog is wearing a … Continue reading

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4 Miles & yummy sandwiches

Today was a pace workout so I went to the treadmill. Dixie was very sad about this, but it’s impossible to do a full 4 miles with her at a steady pace. We made up for it with playtime and … Continue reading

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2 month countdown and a delicious recipe

2 months until my first half marathon! I feel excited now, but I know I’ll being getting veryyyyy anxious as the date gets closer. I have 8.5 weeks until my half marathon and 6.5 weeks left in my training. I … Continue reading

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Plan to plan

This is my half marathon training plan (from www.halhigdon.com) on my fridge. I spend a lot of time opening and closing this door, so I see this several times a day.  I can see exactly what I am supposed to … Continue reading

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Foam rolling & rewards

Another reason I like the treadmill.. minimal soreness the next day. I’m not sure if it’s because I’m not doing a lot of hills or because my legs are finally adjusted to the longer distances, but I felt really great … Continue reading

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I love/hate the treadmill

Today I was so excited to take Dixie on a long run, until we woke up and realized the earth was a giant mud hole and it was pouring down rain. So, I had to decide whether I wanted to … Continue reading

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The importance of rest day

I love Fridays. Not just because the weekend is almost here, but because is is almost always rest day. On my Thursday runs, I usually go a little harder at the end because I know I will have a full … Continue reading

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We are NOT morning people… & salsa chicken enchiladas!

I love reading other runners’ blogs, and I’m always amazed at how many people run in the mornings (I envy and admire you). I don’t think I could ever do it. Just for fun, I looked up what time my … Continue reading

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First post! A little bit about me and my running journey so far…

Well, this is kind of strange. I’ve always been hesitant to share my running experiences, but I’m excited to start documenting my marathon training journey! I’ve been a runner for as long as I can remember, but I haven’t always … Continue reading

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