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Recovery and Training: The Basics

Recovery and Training: The Basics

I’m back! It’s been a while since my last post and I’m not sure why. I just haven’t been very motivated to write.  I’ve been back in training mode for two weeks or so now.  As I mentioned in an earlier post my right foot was giving me some grief so I took some time off so it could heal.  It took a little longer than I thought it would.  I mixed in some cross training (biking at the gym)…

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Running to Improve VS. Just Running

Running to Improve VS. Just Running

I can honestly say that I’ve considered myself a runner for about as long as I can remember.  As a young girl I would cheer for my dad on the sidelines whenever he raced and I ran my very first 5K around age 6 or 7.  Somehow I always felt like I was “part of the the club.” In eighth grade I started consistently running but I had no time goals.  I did not race or run for any team. …

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Can I have some peace and quiet?

Can I have some peace and quiet?

Living in a house with 4 little people means that there is noise ALL the time- except, of course, for the hours they are asleep.  Usually, I don’t even think of it as noise- it’s just life happening all around me. Before having kids I was really into music.  I would have it playing in my house, my car, office, etc.  Now if I actually have a moment to myself I prefer the silence.  Such was the case this morning…

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A HARD easy run and guess who is 9 months old now?!

A HARD easy run and guess who is 9 months old now?!

SO, first things first… My little Ashton is 9 months old today!! Yes, has it already been 9 months since that snowy day in January when I held my little boy for the first time? Holding my sweet baby boy- January 11, 2011 I knew at that moment our family was complete.  The past 9 months have not gone exactly as I thought they would and as a family we have had some ups and downs (with most of the…

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