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Leaving lazy behind

December 22, 2017

in Fitness, Just life

As another year winds down, I find myself disappointed, a little sad, and a little mad. Okay, more than a little mad. The backslide I’ve been in continued much too long, and while I have started over many times, I feel this time I really AM starting over. From the beginning. I can point the […]

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I don’t really know why, but I was such a big grump this morning. As always, a good run was able to turn my attitude around. Unfortunately, it wasn’t before wrapping up my 5-ish miles with Lexa so she had to put up with my sass. Sorry, friend! Lexa is one friend I can solidly […]

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Missed run done!

September 19, 2016

in Fitness, Just life, Training

If you’ve been following my road to the 2016 MCM, you may recall that I delayed my 12-mile training run this weekend. Saturday’s planned run would have to happen Sunday. My best friend Jenn and I had a blast at the Dixie Chicks concert, didn’t get a whole lot of sleep Saturday night, but we […]

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Less than 50 days to MCM

September 11, 2016

in Fitness, Training

Seeing the weather forecast, I’ve been actually looking forward to this weekend’s long run since Thursday. That’s when I saw it was supposed to be 70 degrees today. After an awfully humid, 75 degreeĀ attempt of a run ending in 1.5 miles Wednesday morning, and a humid, 79 degree 5-miler that should have been 8 on […]

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Half Marathon #5

June 12, 2016

in Fitness, Training

After six years of running, you would think I’d know by now to never be foolish enough to assume a run will be easy just because the course is “flat and fast.” For me, there usually is no “fast” anyway, because my pace slowed significantly once I began training for longer distances. But the description, […]

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I heard at some point the saying that “willpower is a muscle, it gets stronger the more you use it.” I love that, because it’s so true! I have struggled over the years with consistency, and willpower really helps with that. I started a new round of 21 Day Fix last Monday and it’s awesome […]

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What is 21 Day Fix Extreme? The original 21 Day Fix was designed to make losing weight simple and eliminate the need to ever diet again. That’s why it became America’s #1 fitness and nutrition program. Now, get seriously shredded in the shortest time possible with 21 Day Fix EXTREME, created by Autumn Calabrese. This […]

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Truth hurts

January 13, 2015

in Fitness, Just life, Nutrition

This is a hard post to share. But I am sharing my journey….the ups AND downs. It’s tough when people don’t tell us what we want to hear. Or offer comments, unsolicited, that ruffle our feathers despite being true. I got upset with my husband this morning. As I finished making his lunch, I told […]

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Move forward

September 18, 2014

in Fitness, Just life

“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing, that’s why we recommend it daily.” ~Zig Ziglar I know I have listed that awesome quote before in one of my blogs, but it’s good enough to be used again. Because it’s true. Motivation has to happen daily. I have been struggling lately. Being […]

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It’s so easy, once you fall slightly out of routine, to continue ignoring what you should be doing. Eating right, exercising, and getting to bed at a decent hour are things that I have to constantly work at if I want to stay on track. Just like when you drive down the road…even if it’s […]

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