Sappy Blog Post

Ok, if you don't want to read a bunch of sappy cheesiness, then I suggest you just move on. If you do, then continue reading. ūüôā This week has been the best. ¬†I feel like my life is really full and moving in a positive direction and somehow more complete. ¬†I have had lunch and …

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Slow the F Down

I'm going to sound like a broken record, or a spokesperson for Melody Beattie's meditation book Journey to the Heart, but I SWEAR it is freaky how this book speaks to me at just the right time. ¬†(Remember, it told me to Give Myself a Break and to Embrace Change). ¬†Well today, for lack of …

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Leap of Faith

High Falls - Pigeon River MN Canada border Photo credit: ¬†My brother who is loving his new camera! As marathoners, we are very plan oriented. ¬†We do what logic, the experts and the rules tell us to do. ¬†We slowly increase our overall mileage so we don't get injured. ¬†We run our training runs at …

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Random Thursday Thoughts

Random Thursday Thoughts: The taper crazies have set in. ¬†I feel like a slug with so much resting and inactivity. ¬†I can't wait for Sunday so I can run 26.2 miles! I had some really good advice for a friend earlier this week. ¬† Then last night it occurred to me that I need to …

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The Marathon: My “Find Out About Me” Time

Watching the Boston marathon yesterday and tracking my friends who were running got me so excited for Lansing! ¬†Congrats to Kristy on her first Boston finish and to my speedy coach MB¬† (2:58 in the heat!)¬†and all the runners from my Lifetime running group. ¬†I was so impressed by everyone who got out there and …

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Book Review: The Long Run by Matt Long

The Long Run by Matt Long has been on my reading list for far too long. ¬†I finally ended up purchasing it on my kindle over Christmas break and once I started reading it, I couldn't put it down. ¬†How do I describe it? ¬†Inspiring. ¬†Funny. ¬†Heart-breaking. ¬†Up lifting. ¬†A must read for every runner, …

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