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The Progresshood of the Travelling Goal Pants
Friday, July 23, 2010      37 comments

In March of this year, I started the SIYC challenge with some wonderful and sexy women on the AB team. Something a lot of people chose to do at that time was find a "goal outfit" to motivate themselves with; a pair of jeans, a dress, something ... Read more
TIKI Check In Card 7.19.2010
Tuesday, July 20, 2010      10 comments

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Sunday, July 18, 2010      31 comments

I'm at work today and it's been one of those boring days. But then. A client just said this to me, completely unprovoked, and I quote, "You've lost a lot of weight since I've been here! I was noticing that today. You can definit... Read more
9 Miler, Running Wings and Mini 120 Cal Pizzas
Sunday, July 18, 2010      14 comments

Saturday mornings I usually go up to the jail to volunteer so kids are able to go up and see their moms for a few hours. That means waking up at 6AM to be out the door by 7, to be at the jail by 8. The org I work with just got an intern so I k... Read more
Trail Running
Wednesday, July 14, 2010      22 comments

So last night I went to the Tuesday night trail running series at the Catamount Family Center in Williston, VT. I guess they do a 5K race every week and it costs $6 and it's pretty laid back. There were 251 people there tonight, and I even saw... Read more
Uncomfortable Encounter on my Walk
Sunday, July 11, 2010      27 comments

I've been working at the same part time job on Sundays for the past three years. One thing about it that sucks is that I work 27 hours between Sunday and Monday morning. That has meant 3 years of practically no exercising on Sundays, which I ... Read more
Stream of Consciousness Running Mantras
Saturday, July 10, 2010      8 comments

Run Happy. Savor The Middle. Fire 'em up. (The Legs.) I have complete faith in you. The mind will give up long before the body will. Breathe deeper. You got this. Keep going. Where's the leader in you? Sacred pavement. The ... Read more
TIKI Week 1 Recap
Saturday, July 10, 2010      6 comments

I worked out 520 minutes so far this week. And that doesn't include the 8 mile run I'm about to hit the gym and do. I did Pilates, I ran my marathon training schedule all days except one day, I did spinning, swimming, and trail walking. I did... Read more
My Run Yesterday... Mostly Just Rambling.
Friday, July 09, 2010      21 comments

So thanks to all my lovely and smart sparkfriends, I took you guys' advice and ran inside yesterday. One of the great benefits of switching to this gym I go to now, Sports and Fitness Edge, over Planet Fitness a few months back is that there ar... Read more
Thursday, July 08, 2010      23 comments

ok i feel legit stupid right now. it's 95 degrees in burlington. it "feels" like 100 degrees. there's a fricken heat advisory. my head already feels like it's gonna pop because i did the ovn shift at work last night and i havent slep... Read more
Wednesday, July 07, 2010      8 comments

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25 Things to do Before I Turn 25
Wednesday, July 07, 2010      23 comments

here's my list of 25 things I want to do/ accomplish/ whatever before I turn 25. Some are rewards/treats, some are goals, some are fun things to try, some are practical because I know having a checklist will make it easier to get them done (e.g... Read more
To NAME Something Is To OWN It: An ASHLEY Running Adventure
Tuesday, July 06, 2010      33 comments

When we are born into the world, we are named by our parents; people who are hopefully trustworthy and have our best interests at heart, people who have undoubtedly had more life experience and wisdom than we do just entering the world. Maybe a... Read more
Thursday, July 01, 2010      22 comments

~*~ SIYC CHALLENGE-ENDPLATE ~*~ STARTING WEIGHT:266 FINISHING WEIGHT: 245 Waist: 52.5" (at belly button) now: 48" I noticed I wasn't measuring my natural waist (according to an online diagram of where to measure to fit clothing si... Read more
2010 IS HALF OVER! A Half-Year in Review with Pictures!
Sunday, June 27, 2010      38 comments

---JANUARY--- -Got the Garmin Forerunner 405 for Christmas. Started the year optimistic and ready to “wear the watch out.” Wrote in one of my blogs: “Things are coming back to normal and I CANT TELL YOU ALL HOWWWWWWWWWW MUCH I CANTTT... Read more

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