Monthly Archives: July 2012

One of those days

Today my oldest daughter, who is 5 years old, lost her most precious possession, her blankie.  She noticed it missing while we were at Grandma and Grandpa’s.  After everyone searched everywhere it still did not turn up. Instead of calmly … Continue reading

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Race Recap: Waterfall Glen Xtreme 10

I’m still on a runner’s high from yesterday’s race, the Waterfall Glen Xtreme 10.  The overall experience was wonderful. In order for things to go smoothly the morning of the race I had my two daughters sleep over at their … Continue reading

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10-mile Xtreme

It is less than 48 hours until race day.  I will be running the Waterfall Glen Extreme 10 this Saturday.  I decided to pick up my race packet early at the athletic store that is sponsoring the race.  I arrived … Continue reading

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Running with a Friend

I’ve been running for a little over a year now and I have only ran one race, a 5K, with a friend.  I have never run with anyone else during my training runs.  I started out running in the evenings … Continue reading

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Is It Just Laundry?

As I was quickly and easily throwing a load of clothes into the washing machine the other day, I began to reminisce about how excruciatingly difficult it was to do the very same task when I was battling postpartum depression. … Continue reading

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Where It All Began

I believe it’s been a year since I found myself running regularly.  It all began when I saw myself in a picture that was taken at my husband’s family reunion.  I looked frumpy, unhappy and uncomfortable in my own skin.  … Continue reading

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