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The Rundown – Stay the Course

This week started horribly. I was dealing with some personal shit, I ran a horrendous 20 miler and the weather wasn't helping my mood or attitude. I think I'm officially that old person whose mood is altered by the degree of sun in the sky, which lately, has been...

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Quantity vs Quality (at Carla’s Place)

When I fist thought about starting to write a health and fitness blog I Googled something like "best health and fitness bloggers," since I wanted to see what the top dogs were up to, and build from there. Guess who came up first? Carla Birnberg! I was fascinated with...

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The Rundown – 40th Birthday Week!

I started the week in my thirties and ended up in my forties. New age group bitches!!!   WEEK OF MARCH 16, 2015 RUNNING: Last Monday started with a bang when I ran 18 miles in the sun. The first half of the run I was still digesting peanut butter so that wasn't...

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All the Cool Kids Are Turning 40

I'm not a fan of fake. Skinny is skinny and strong is strong, and skinny is not the new strong. In the same vein 40 is 40 and I really don't want it to be 30 or the new 30 or anything like 30. When I turned 30 I was unmarried, didn't have my two beautiful boys and had...

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My Place In the Pace – The Newbie

It's hump day and that means it's time for another pacing experience courtesy of a new runner. Ohhhh ahhhhh. As an old runner (in every possible way) I love when someone I know gets interested in running and racing. Actually, that's a lie. I like it when only certain...

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The Rundown: Reset Button

Can someone please help me push the reset button? I really need a fresh start, especially going into the week of my 40th birthday. Yes, it's finally here. So, let's recap - I had the health scare of my life last week and this week I'm turning 40.  For realizes?  ...

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A Health Scare That Helps?

I'm relatively new to blogging and, for some reason, I feel compelled to be completely honest with all my readers. The line of honesty and sharing here is sometimes blurred by fear or...well, probably just fear. It's tough to know how much to share. It's hard to write...

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My Place In The Pace – Miss Zippy

It's Wednesday in March, and that means it's time for another look into what life is like in a race, at different pace! Today Amanda aka Miss Zippy is sharing what life is like for a veteran runner who is still in the fast lane. My advice to you is to pay attention!...

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The Rundown: Everything Is Ok

You know that moment when you read something and suddenly an idea just clicks? That's exactly what happened when I read this article in Zelle by Kristin Armstrong (you may know her as Lance's ex) titled "Ok With Everything."  I immediately clicked on the title since I...

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