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My First Week Without a (Planned) Long Run

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I’m not sure how to thank you all for your kind words on yesterday’s post. Choosing to defer my marathon entry has been one of the hardest decisions for me to make and while I know it’s right, sometimes I still want to train and see if I can pull it off. But I know better. Making the decision to… Read more »

A Tough Decision

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No one said the right decisions were always going to be the easy decisions. In fact, I’m pretty sure they are usually some of the hardest. They become even harder when our egos get involved. When friends and a million opinions get involved.  And even more so, when our hearts are involved. Not only do I remember the days of… Read more »

Weekly Workout Check-in

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I can’t believe how quick this week went, but let me assure you…I am NOT complaining. I’m looking forward to the weekend ahead with a mix of time with friends, running and relaxation. The best balance as far as I’m concerned. It’s been nice getting back into my fitness this week after being sick all weekend. I’m so thankful that… Read more »


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Who’s excited that it’s Friday?!  THIS GIRL!!   I’ve got a few plans with friends this weekend that I’m looking forward to and maybe even a little more time snuggling with my new little nephew and hanging out with the new mama. Despite it being a Friday, I’ve got a long to-do list so let’s make this quick and get… Read more »

3 Lessons Learned While Marathon Training

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First of all, I can’t thank you all enough for your support yesterday after I dropped the barbell. My ego was definitely bruised but quite honestly, the love and support that I’ve received from my box, community and you lovely readers has been so heart-warming. It’s a reminder that regardless I’ve got some amazing people standing behind me and for… Read more »

Christmas in July @ CrossFit AMRAP

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This is a CrossFit heavy week for me. My box is having our own in-house competition that’s called the Reindeer Games – Christmas in July. It wasn’t my plan to come everyday but apparently my inner athlete and inner competitor is coming out this week and there’s no backing down. To make it better (or worse?) after 3 days of… Read more »

Hoping for a Running Comeback

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The irony of last week’s post about my success in balancing CrossFit and running was that come Sunday, I had nothing left to give my run. This was probably part due to my attempt at a workout Saturday when despite my body feeling pretty good, it really probably needed rest after “Murph” on Friday. I had hopes of an 11… Read more »