Category Archives: Weight Loss

4 Quick Takes

— 1 — I’ve decided NOT to run the marathon in May.  It was an incredibly tough decision for me, but aside from feeling somewhat sad, I have a complete peace about it.  My issue wasn’t with the running itself … Continue reading

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The Marathon Journey

I want to quit.  Although in the past two weeks I’ve had some of my best runs since I found out I was pregnant, there is a huge part of me that really wants to hang up this whole marathon … Continue reading

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Running During Pregnancy … (WHY am I SO SLOW?)

Lately, running has been an exercise in extreme frustration for me.  For the past two weeks, I’ve had the more typical symptoms of pregnancy (food aversions, cravings, fatigue, etc.) so it hasn’t surprised me that I’ve been low on energy, … Continue reading

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Seven Quick Takes – Jan 6, 2012

— 1 — Please bear with me while I brag on my children for a little bit… For the past five days, I’ve been sick with the stomach flu.  For three of those days, my husband wasn’t home so the … Continue reading

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It’s Me and You, Baby. Let’s Run!

After hearing the news that I’m expecting another baby, many of my friends and family members have asked the same question: “are you still going to run?”  It’s something that has loomed in the back of my own mind for … Continue reading

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The Great Turkey Run 5k and a VERY different Thanksgiving

I’m sitting here at my desk, reflecting on the day, and I am so thankful for so many things.  Thanksgiving this year started with something I never would have dreamed of doing a year ago… running a 5k through Kereiakes … Continue reading

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So Where’s it all Going?

I’m a pretty passionate person.  If I’m committed to something, I won’t do it half-heartedly, I’ll immerse myself in it, go to extremes, read about it constantly, and drive everyone around me crazy by talking about it incessantly (surely you … Continue reading

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Vibram Five Fingers — The Review

“Maybe you’re over-analyzing this.” I’d asked my husband to come downstairs and watch me run on the treadmill when he came home.  I’ve been googling “proper running form,” “heel strike vs. forefoot strike,” “barefoot running” etc. for a few days … Continue reading

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My New Running Shoes

Aren’t they hideous? So, I know I’m not supposed to wear these kinds of shoes. I have flat feet and I’m supposed to have lots of arch support so I don’t hurt my knees and put too much pressure on … Continue reading

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Who’s Stopping You?

‘Yall are going to have to forgive me if all I write about is running for a little while (ha!  I feel like all I’ve written about is running for a long time now!)  I think I’m still coming off … Continue reading

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