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It's the final count down.....

Monday, September 28, 2015      10 comments

This song has been playing in my head all day....
watch?v=9jK-NcRmVcw Why you may ask?.... Well I have only 6 days, yes just 6 days until I run my first full marathon! I am not nervous at ... Read more

What I am "Leafing" Behind

Wednesday, September 23, 2015      3 comments

As part of the BL Challenge I am participating in we had to come up with 3 things we are going to "Leaf" behind this fall. This is my list of things I am going to work on this fall: Read more

#20 miles in the bag... BAM!

Monday, September 14, 2015      6 comments

Dear Elaine, I am so proud of you! This past weekend you completed your last long training run for the marathon. 20 miles!!!!! You have so many people to thank that have helped you along the way. But one person you need to give maj... Read more

Marathon Training - Week 12 and new scale!

Tuesday, September 08, 2015      1 comments

I just finished week 12 of my marathon training. I ran 18 miles on Saturday and averaged an 10:22 mile pace. I added lots of hills and with the wind and rain, it was a tough run. I actually had to laugh at myself. I sometimes go out with... Read more

Heart Update and Marathon Training Update.... the blog of updates!

Wednesday, September 02, 2015      3 comments

My last blog talked about issues I was dealing with last week with getting dehydrated, ER visit which then turned into visits with a heart doctor. I found out that I do have a heart murmur but after doing an echo gram last week, I was cleared b... Read more

There comes that point of training....

Wednesday, August 26, 2015      5 comments

....where you are pushing yourself too hard. I am known to push myself beyond the limits. That is one nice thing about this journey is that I am dedicated to training. I get something in my head that I want to do, and I do it. So it wasn... Read more

Marathon Training - Week 7 & 8

Tuesday, August 11, 2015      5 comments

An update on my marathon training. It is starting to get tough like I knew it would. Doing this all on my own really pushes my mind to have the po... Read more

Paddle Boarding Lesson

Friday, July 31, 2015      6 comments

I am always ready to try out new things so when my friend asked me if I wanted to attend a paddle boarding lesson with her, I didn't think twice! I learned how to paddle board last Saturday and all I can say about it is... FUN... FUN... FUN... Read more

Marathon Training - Week 5 and 6

Friday, July 24, 2015      5 comments

Combining the weeks because I forgot to blog about week 5. emoticon Week 5 went very well. I ended the we... Read more

Marathon Training - Week #4

Monday, July 13, 2015      3 comments

I am going to start blogging weekly to keep track of my marathon training. This is an exciting thing for me to conquer and I want to enjoy every last bit! I just finished off with week #4 for my training on Saturday, July 11. The week end... Read more

4th of July Vacation

Friday, July 10, 2015      4 comments

I am just getting back to things after taking some much needed time off with my family. I was able to spend time with my hubby and kids, got to the beach, saw movies, ran... ran.... and more running, and time up north with my whole family. ... Read more

No turning back now.... 26.2, here I come!

Tuesday, June 23, 2015      5 comments

I did it, I finally clicked that submit button and signed up for the Twin Cities Marathon. After clicking submit I did feel like I was going to thr... Read more

Little Black Dress

Wednesday, June 17, 2015      5 comments

I was very excited to see the changes I made over the past year when I had alterations done. I originally bought this dress for my sisters wedding in Feb. 2014. I purchased a size 18 from the bridal shop but needed alterations done before the ... Read more

Half Marathon Results

Tuesday, May 26, 2015      11 comments

The day finally came.... all the training that lead up to this race would be evaluated. Did I do enough? Did I train hard enough? Did I rest enough? All those questions would soon be answered. I decided to pick up my packet the day befo... Read more

13.1 - Last long run before the big day!

Monday, May 18, 2015      3 comments

Alarm clock goes off and she stretches as she gets out of bed. Looks out the window and sees clouds. Boo.... I thought they said it was going to be sunny and warm this weekend. But she isn't going to let it bring her down because today is the... Read more

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