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    Sprint Triathlon Training: My Improbable Adventure

    Well friends, I’ve finally done it.  I’ve begun training for a sprint triathlon.  I know how crazy that sounds.  Just the word triathlon used to conjure up images of torture and insanity in my mind.  But now it sounds like an exciting challenge.  This isn’t the…

  • Lessons Learned from a 5K
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    Lessons Learned from a 5K

    This past Saturday, my mom and I ran in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure 5K run.  (Insert shout-out here to my mom for being a year and a half breast cancer survivor!)  We walked it last year, and as we finished, I…

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    6 Tips for Running When You’re Not a Runner

    Once upon a time, about 6 years ago, there was a young woman that decided she wanted to run a 5K.  Now, this girl was not a runner.  In fact, she hated running.  But for some reason, she decided she wanted to run and she…

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    4 Consequences of a Vacation from Exercise

    Have you ever had one of those weeks where everything is a little bit off? I sure did last week. Exercise was at a minimum.  I only ran once and didn’t get to my goal of 10,000 steps a single time. I didn’t eat healthy…

  • How to Exercise When You're in the Worst Shape of Your Life
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    How to Exercise When You’re in the Worst Shape of Your Life

    Writing about my weight and fitness level is a pretty touchy, uncomfortable subject for me, so I thought I’d just jump right in and make it my first post.  Nothing like starting with the hard stuff, right? I think it’s safe to say that I’ve…