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We were on a Break!!

We were on a Break!!

It’s been too long…. I’ve been so strong.  So sane.  I’ve been so good about cross training.  But I’m ready to get back to running.  I don’t want to be on this break anymore! Yes, I did go on a brief leave of absence from blogging.  I just couldn’t muster up the strength to talk about my cross-over into the world of biking and swimming. It’s been new, exciting, challenging and humbling but I’m at the point that I’m ready…

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The October CORE Challenge-

The October CORE Challenge-

Food for thought…. I just realized that you can spell the word “Core” from some of the letters in oCtObER. Interesting. Sure, my 7 year-old could have also figured that one out but that’s ok! I have decided I need to get back on track with my overall fitness, while still training for all my upcoming races.  I actually did well for a month or so this summer, doing abs and push-ups almost every day but just got out of…

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My New Friend…

My New Friend…

Meet one of my new friends… the Garmin 405. I am fairly certain that we will quickly become very close running buddies! I loved my 305 and used it on just about every outside run I did these past few years. If you do not have a Garmin watch and you run outside- you need to get one. Totally worth every penny. This watch was one of my 10 year anniversary presents from my lovely husband. The ring on the…

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The Stress Fracture Comeback…

The Stress Fracture Comeback…

I am finally in the process of coming back!! Thank you, God! Today marks 10 weeks since the fateful 5 mile treadmill run. Here’s where I am at: 1. Still taking Calcium and Vitamin D supplements. I need to make my bones strong and stay strong! 2. Still Cross Training– today was 4 miles (and 52 minutes) on the elliptical. I am going to continue do at least 1-2 days a week of cross training because I need it! 3….

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