Tag Archives: Running

Packed & Ready

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Well everyone, I’m packed and ready to go! Once I get off work today, I’ll head straight to my parents and we’ll leave for Des Moines.  I still can’t believe the race is this weekend… Now the question – what’s inside those bags? What’s missing inside those bags? -Lunch for the drive -Dinner Saturday night -Sunday morning breakfast -Snacks -Dates… Read more »

Fitness Friday

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  Guys…this is it.  In two days I’ll be waking up at the butt-crack of dawn, putting on my running gear, downing 1/2 an english muffin with banana + peanut butter, drinking a cup of coffee, strapping my feet into my Mizunos and when the start gun goes off, making my way 13.1 miles through downtown Des Moines, Iowa. …crap…. Read more »

Fitness Friday

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I’m so happy it’s Friday, that I have clean carpets in my new townhouse, and that after I get off work today, I have plans with my coworker and new roommate to just hang out, relax and start unpacking.  It may not sound like that much fun to anyone else, but I’m definitely looking forward to the girl time.  … Read more »

Run Your Heart Out

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It’s no secret that I’ve been struggling through my training for October’s 1/2 marathon in Des Moines. And while it might be somewhat physical, it’s felt mostly like a mental struggle.  Crazy thing is, I know I can do it – I’ve done it before! This was the case on Sunday.  I set my alarm early, ate breakfast and coffee… Read more »

Fitness Friday

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As I write this, I’m exhausted! It’s been quite the roller coaster week and I’m gearing up for things to get even busier and crazier.  Because of that, I’m going to keep this quick and easy today so I can rest and relax.     Here’s my workouts from the week:   Friday 9/20 25 min Yoga Download – Forrest… Read more »

Fitness Friday – Down to Business

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Let’s get down to business, shall we? It’s been a SUPER busy week and as I write this post Thursday night, I’m ready to just get my butt to bed! I’ve got a big, fun weekend ahead and I need every ounce of shut eye before I most likely will get very little. 😉       Friday 9/6 Full… Read more »

Fort2Base

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I had such an incredible weekend! I know it’s Tuesday but I’m still talking about it.  Besides getting to spend time with one of my best friends Sunday night (which would have been enough to make it a great weekend!), I ran a race and even better, I ran an incredible race! I signed up to run the Fort2Base 3… Read more »