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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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It’s Good To Have Goals

Last week I set three goals for my much trained for half-marathon.  Do you remember?  Certainly you do!  What? You mean you don't commit all of my goals to memory?  You have other "important" things to think about you say?  Ok well, here's a reminder: 1.  Finish...

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Motivational Monday – Guest Spot at MBBL!

I'm happy to announce that I'm guest blogging at Britton's My Big Beautiful Life for Motivational Monday! First of all, I ran my half-marathon this Saturday.  Some of you may know that I set some lofty goals!  Did I achieve them?  You'll have to wait.  I'm all about...

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Any Given Race Day

Most of you know I'm an NFL fan.  You wouldn't know it with my 1-4 fantasy team record but that's another post. My point is that there's a saying in football - "any given Sunday" - as in any team can win or lose when it's  game time.  You can have the best...

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VITA Does Vegas

I realize how that sounds but it is a post about Vegas so I'm gonna let it ride!  Oh I'm cracking myself up with this stuff.  I think I'm still drunk from the weekend...and I'm not just talking about alcohol.  I'm drunk on freedom from the word "mommy" and on sleeping...

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Ask Away Friday!

Go ahead, ask me anything!  Unfortunately, I'm only talking to Michelle from Dish of Daily Life.  She asked me to be her partner for this Friday's #AskAwayFriday link up and I jumped at the chance.  I believe the exact exchange was: Michelle:  Do you want to partner...

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My Fear? Flying!

I know it's completely irrational.  I've heard a million times that I'm safer in a plane then in my car.  I know all the statistics of air travel and even know a few pilots.  I'm still afraid.  That's why it's called an irrational fear.  When I sit on a plane and...

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