What’s Next? Running, Career, Personal Plans

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As we approach summer my time opens up a lot. Our busy season will soon be over giving me a lot of time to plan, train, and generally think about what’s next in my life. And because it’s Thursday, I’m joining Amanda and thinking out loud about my plans for my running, career, and personal […]

We are the Restaurant Killers and other random stuff

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I’m linking with Amanda today for Thinking Out Loud! Birthday! Wednesday was Alan’s birthday. And my gift to him was…a pair of socks! Actually, two pairs, which isn’t as boring as it sounds. Alan has been wearing the thick Thorlo running socks for years, and he mentioned the other day that his old socks were […]

3 Smoothies and a Juice plus my Revised Marathon Plan

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If you follow me on Instagram, you know that I won a Blendtec Blender in a giveaway on the Fitfluential blog. Well, it arrived last week and I have been busy creating smoothies and juices since then. Here are a few of my favorite blends. Rader Farms Fresh Start Morning Vitality Fusion Smoothie (Fresh Start […]

Workouts, Vegan Eats, & Christmas (and Blendtec)!

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Yes, I’m jamming it all into one post. To keep the wordiness down, the Christmas recap will be mostly pictures. But, first, a couple announcements and my training recap. A Blendtec Kind of Holiday So much exciting stuff going on. First off, if you remember my what I want for Christmas post, I mentioned at […]

I Mustache You Some Questions

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I always love these little blogging surveys. It’s fun to learn a little more about your favorite bloggers. You may be tired of so much ME after yesterday’s post, but I was tagged by Jamie to join in the fun, so what could I do? Four names that people call me, other than my real […]

On Running: Mizuno Wave Rider 18 Review

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The following post is sponsored by FitFluential LLC on behalf of Mizuno. The above is called a disclosure and it’s required to let you know about sponsored relationships. Now let me give you another, personal disclosure: I made the switch to the Mizuno Wave Rider several years ago (circa version 15) and I’ve never looked […]

Blogfest: It Starts with the People

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It’s Saturday night and I have a date..with my computer. My husband is home patiently taking care of the (pet) family, I am exhausted after three days of exercise classes, sessions, parties (yes, we had those), and just the general feeling of go, go, go that happens during a fitness conference. And a blogging conference […]