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Conquering 13.1

Last month, I ran my first half marathon. To many conditioned runners, the half is merely a stepping stone on the way to full or ultra races. For me, it was a unicorn of sorts… a fabled, unattainable thing that … Continue reading

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What’s app?

Three years ago, I never would have believed I’d be one of those people tethered to a smart phone. At that time, I swore by my original BlackBerry. You remember the one with the little roller ball mouse, right? That … Continue reading

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Five tips for living a healthy lifestyle

Recently, a few people have asked me what I do to try and stay in shape. Like anyone, I struggle with food and fitness – and sometimes reminding myself constantly that “it’s a journey” just isn’t helpful. There are a … Continue reading

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Protein power

A few months ago, I discovered the importance of including more protein in my diet. Specifically, more lean meat. I realize this might sound silly, not to mention obvious, but I’ve pretty much followed the same food routine over the … Continue reading

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Gettin’ my yoga on

Over the past few months, my husband has occasionally called on me to assist him with school photography assignments. The most recent one was a series of yoga photos for a health and fitness newsletter he designed. I agreed to … Continue reading

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Fighting my running slump

Over the past few weeks, I haven’t been able to run outside as much as I’d like. I’ve also found myself stuck in a bit of a running rut, which I mostly blame on the weather. If I’m actually going … Continue reading

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The 10k trail run

A few weekends ago, my friend Leigh and I signed up to run a free 10k hosted by a local running group. Oddly called the Fat Ass Rockstar Trail Run, it seemed like the perfect way to ease into a … Continue reading

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