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Running for Boston!
Wednesday, April 17, 2013      4 comments

The tragedy in Boston at the Marathon on Monday has really hit me hard. By God's grace one of my best friends was unable to run the race due to injury and I was not at that finish line watching her finish the race when the bombs went off (her p... Read more
Feeling like I'm back in the game
Wednesday, April 03, 2013      1 comments

So Saturday's 4 mile race went pretty well. I was 24 seconds over my 45 minute time goal, which is not bad although I'm kicking myself over it a bit because I think that if there hadn't been a curve in the road just before the finish line and I... Read more
Racing on Saturday
Thursday, March 28, 2013      3 comments

So I am somewhat unexpectedly racing on Saturday. I signed up for the race a long time ago but then thought that I would be unable to race it due to my hours at my new job, but the other day things fell through with the job for various reasons... Read more
Not around much recently but still working out
Tuesday, March 19, 2013      1 comments

So I haven't been on Sparkpeople much recently and probably won't be for the next couple weeks. I have just started a new job and it is all I can do to make it out for my run or onto the elliptical machine while I get used to my new hours. So ... Read more
Disappointing race time but still a good time!
Sunday, March 10, 2013      4 comments

So as those of you who regularly read my blog know I ran my first 5k race since getting back to running. I had a great time goal and playlist to help me reach my time goal but the weather was against me. I think I would have reached my time go... Read more
Bad weather and race this weekend!
Thursday, March 07, 2013      3 comments

So my running schedule was rearranged this week due to bad weather today and tomorrow. Rather than just working out on the elliptical today I decided to run a second day in a row yesterday so that I could get one last run in before my 5k race o... Read more
Signed up for the big race!!!
Monday, March 04, 2013      3 comments

So today I signed up for my first half marathon! It is not until October 20th so I am leaving myself a lot of time to train safely and at a slow pace. I can't even put into words how excited I am to have finally committed and started working t... Read more
Great weekend!
Sunday, March 03, 2013      0 comments

So this weekend was a really great weekend for me. My best friend from college came to visit and we were able to spend some much needed time with each other after not having seen each other since the beginning of November. I was able to keep ... Read more
Got a little off track yesterday
Thursday, February 28, 2013      1 comments

Well yesterday was a bit of a crazy day. I was supposed to be doing elliptical and strength training and the day just disappeared. My best friend is coming to visit for the weekend starting tomorrow and my sister and I got started on a major c... Read more
Staying on track!
Monday, February 25, 2013      3 comments

Well Saturday I went out for an 8k run! My first since coming back and it felt great! No knee pain and honestly I felt better than I ever did before I stopped running due to my knee (mind you it was a slow 8k). Yesterday was my day off and... Read more
This has been a great week!
Friday, February 22, 2013      1 comments

This week has been the week that I have been waiting for literally for months! Not only have I gotten back into running after being out of it since December, but I am also finally employed after one interview flop after another since i graduate... Read more
Running Again!!!!
Thursday, February 21, 2013      1 comments

So I went running for the first time in a couple months yesterday and it felt amazing. Not only did my knee not hurt at all but I was able to run a full 5k. This means that as long as my knee continues to not hurt I should be able to run the 5... Read more
Getting Back on Track
Tuesday, February 19, 2013      3 comments

So I really want to get back in good shape. I was doing a lot of running last summer and fall until I got runners knee from running too much without doing any strength training. This was devastating to me. I have had a lot of knee problems in... Read more