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A Wedding Weekend

Oh where to begin?  It was such a fun and funny weekend that seemed more like a week.  As you may recall, the boys were ring bearers (although they actually "beared" nothing) in their first wedding and I was a nervous wreck. We live a short drive from the wedding...

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What Do You Think Will Happen?

…when these two animals are supposed to walk down an aisle in a wedding?   Dear Lord help me because I do not know! This Saturday….wait, wait, let me back up...thirty some odd years ago my cousin Brendan was born.  Too far?  Ok, so you may remember the groom as...

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Leg Blaster – Workout Video!

  Now we're going to start having some fun on this site!  My big races (half-marathon & Duathlon Nationals) are behind me so I'm free to focus on more fun things...like posting workout videos!  Plus, I'm determined to make iMovie my bitch. This is a quick,...

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F*ck You Cancer, You Killed My Mother

Crass?  A bit.  Harsh?  Perhaps.  A good team name for a CycleFest to raise money for the LiveStrong program at my local YMCA?  Um, nope.  You see, that "C" in the YMCA stands for "Christian" and apparently, Christians believe that God frowns upon swearing...or...

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Run to Your MailBOX!

You're going to want to, at least once a month, when you see what I'm about to show you! Food is fuel.  We know that, right?  I realize there are some who "fuel" as though they are running an ultra marathon and then...watch and ultra marathon of reality TV, but I'm...

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Duathlon National Championship – Conquered!

I am a cyclist.  From here on out I'm done with the "I'm a runner on a bike" line.  How did I come to this revelation?  On my way to placing 6th in my age group and qualifying for the World Championship Duathlon in Spain! YES!  I did it.  But, like many things you...

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Airline Hell

Welcome.  Come sit by the fire right here in airline hell with me and I'll share my tale.  It's been told by many but to experience it firsthand is really something else.  And by "something else" I mean it's like nothing else because the shit that airlines get away...

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Here Goes Nothin’

I can't believe it's actually here.  By the end of this week I will be competing in a national dutahlon across the country.  When I qualified and signed-up six months ago, it seemed like I had so much time.  What the hell happened?  I'm having all the usual anxiety...

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My Meltdown

Since we've been talking and sharing so much about the fabulous book Mother of All Meltdowns written by some amazing bloggy moms, I decided that I must share my own colossal meltdown because it was epic. The twins were 2 years-old and we were visiting my brother and...

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