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In case you were wondering where I have been lately…

You know it’s bad when you get an email from dailymile.com saying, “Your last workout was 10 days ago.  Your friends miss you.”  Seriously.  This.  Just.  Happened. I wish I had some amazing excuse like, “I have been on vacation … Continue reading

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Do NOT do as I do. Do as I say.

Only 5 days til the Twin Cities 10 mile… What was I thinking when I signed up for this race in July? I guess ideally I thought it would force me to start running again. Train. I have basically taken … Continue reading

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I am a runner

The boys were off school yesterday.  After a few hours of playing, being TOO loud, and jumping on the furniture, it was time to burn some energy.  So we headed to the club…  a place where I can get some … Continue reading

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I Run…

To train To be healthy To have ME time For my heart In memory of my Dad Because it is hard To go the distance Minnesota, Colorado, Wisconsin It is a quick workout To get faster For my kids To … Continue reading

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Minneapolis (half) Marathon Race Recap

The first thing I would like to say about this race is that Team Ortho put on a great event.  The packet pick-up was quick and painless, bag-drop and start was organized, the course was beautiful (but kind of hilly), … Continue reading

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Things runners don’t tell newbie runners…

1.  Running is hard. 2.  You actually do need more than just a pair of good running shoes. 3.  Running is not cheap.  You will find yourself buying all sorts of running paraphenalia…Garmins, iPods, shorts, special bras (Ladies only please. … Continue reading

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A girl and her boy

I needed to get my legs loosened up yesterday, in particular my quads.  They have been screaming at me since Saturday’s race.  Going down the stairs in my house is comical at best-  I honestly have to laugh at myself … Continue reading

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Get Lucky 21k Race Recap

Okay, I lied.  I said I didn’t have a goal or any expectations on this race.  I did.  I wanted 2:00:00!  Again, I fell short. Official time 2:04:48.  No excuses made- just a tough day of racing.  HOT!  Hilly.  Did … Continue reading

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Runner’s Prayer

Praying for my last long (to me) run before the Get Lucky 21k to be pain-free, fun, and most of all, over.  After a week of slacking (on the running anyway), this may be a bigger task than it appears. … Continue reading

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Key Lime Pie “Larabars”

I love Larabars.  I love that they contain simple ingredients, fruits, and nuts.  No gluten.  No dairy.  No nonsense. A friend of mine (Thanks Teri!!) sent me a link to this website:  http://www.damyhealth.com/2011/03/how-to-make-homemade-lara-bars/ I tried the Key Lime Pie version. … Continue reading

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