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What happens when a running addict starts cycling?  Probably not what you think.  And definitely not what I thought would happen...but, I'm not that bright.  This is a story about getting uncomfortable and doing something that scares you and will potentially embarrass...

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WHATEVER DOESN’T KILL YOU…

I don't even know where to start with this super twin mama Susan Elliott.  I just freakin love her to death...and I do not say this about most people. Or even five other people.  Seriously.  Susan is one of those few who make you feel like a superhero for doing...

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IF YOU WANT TO RUN FASTER…

...then you have to run faster!  Lord knows I wish there were a more enjoyable way to do it.  If you know of one, please tell me so I can stop all this nonsense with speed drills! As most of you know, I love running.  I love running the way Anthony Weiner loves phone...

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FITNESS QUESTIONS ANSWERED! A Questionnaire

First of all, thank you to The Valentine RD, Melissa Burton who recently answered her fitness questions and then tagged me to do the same!  WARNING: This is a whole lot about Allie so feel free to skim through, just "mark as read" or judge me as you see fit...  ...

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NOWHERE TO RUN

Hello.  My name is Allie Burdick and I'm an addict.  I'm a running addict.  I need to move fast and sweat once a day.  Part of my recovery plan was (for the first time ever!) leaving my magic running shoes at home *gasp!* when I left on a five day vacation.  I was...

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SPA by DEXTER

I never thought I would actually see the inside of a kill room.  I assumed they would stay in the nightmares I sometimes have after watching the latest Dexter episode.  I certainly never thought I would walk into one at the Spa at the Hotel Hershey while on vacation...

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WHERE’S MY SUPER SUIT?

  Have you ever had someone close to you turn into a person you feel like you don’t even know?  Someone who looks, acts and even thinks differently from the person you know and love?  That’s how I feel about the transformation my friend of 25 years has made…in a...

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SWIM. BIKE. RUN. WON!

I did it!  Not only did I finally beat the amazing Bonnie Armstrong, I had to overtake two other ridiculously fit women to WIN my hometown triathlon!  If you missed the first post about my Humble TRI you can catch up, but it's really just fun to read the re-cap of the...

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HUMBLE TRI

Once again it's time for me to face my fears and race my annual triathlon.  Yes, I'm a "seasoned" racer but not in the TRI.  I can't swim.  Well, let me rephrase that, I can't swim in open water.  I can swim laps in a pool.  A lot.  Somewhat quickly.  Once I get in...

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