The Pros and Cons of Running Alone

Yesterday was a pretty nice day out – sunny, no clouds or wind, and it was actually above 40 degrees! It was great weather for a run, and I asked my fiance to come with me. I love running with my fiance. He’s extremely encouraging, funny, and patient. He’s the best cheerleader anyone could ask […]

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Reblog – 7 Quick Ways to Take Control of Your Life Today (1 min read)

An awesome and quick read. Number 3 was an especially good reminder, since I often hope that everyone will like me and I can get sad when that doesn’t happen. A while ago I started to realize – there’s billions of people on this planet! Not all of them have to like me for me […]

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Red faced, fast pace

Woohoo! Today the average pace of my whole session was about a minute less than normal! I went 2.84 miles in 47:40 minutes, for an average pace of 16’45”. 

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Adjusting expectations (Yesterday’s run)

Yesterday’s run was a little disheartening. It was the second time I was shooting to run 2 minute intervals, and I thought it would happen this time because the gale force winds in my town have finally subsided. Unfortunately, that just wasn’t in the cards.

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How my journey started

As you can probably tell by my first few posts, I’ve never really been the athletic type. In high school I spent most of my free time either reading or playing on the computer. Gym class had always been a nightmare. I tried to get more into fitness in college, since the price of the […]

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Inspirational quote of the day!

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My unexpected (and windy) adventure

We’ve been having some very odd but very beautiful weather lately, and today was warmer than it’s been in months! Since I had some time off of work  I decided to go on a longer run / walk. I was shooting for around an hour, and hoping that this time I’d be able to increase […]

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