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Well, hello there!

Well, hello there!Holy crap, I can’t believe it’s been 3 months since I’ve updated my blog. I feel like a slacker in a major way. I know everyone uses this excuse, but I’ve been extremely busy over the last few months (with all good things, luckily!) and it’s caused me to put this blog on the backburner for a little while. But I’m happy to report that I’m officially back with a vengeance! I have so much to update you guys on over the last few months and I’m so excited to catch up! Continue reading

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How I Learned to Love Running

How I Learned to Love RunningI’ve found that for me, like most people, the New Year means a lot of self-reflection on the past year of your life and where you hope to be in the upcoming year. Even though I have lots of things I’d like to be better at in the New Year, I did learn a lot about myself in 2014 and made leaps and bounds forward when it came to my nutrition and fitness. I would have to say that my most notable fitness accomplishment of 2014 was definitely running my first half marathon (with an obstacle course and mud, no less). It’s a goal I’ve wanted to accomplish since 2008 and I’m so happy I can finally check it off my bucket list. Continue reading

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2014 Charlie Horse Trail Half Marathon

Charlie Horse Trail Half MarathonEver since running the Broad Street Run at the beginning of May, I’ve been looking for a half marathon in the area to tackle. After searching high and low to try to find a race, I came to one important conclusion – races are freaking expensive! Seriously, since when did it become acceptable to charge $100 just so I could run with a bunch of other people and have someone else time it for me?! I obviously know that more goes into a race than just chip times, but they really need to find a way to cut the costs of some of these things. I would love to run so many of them, but my poor wallet just can’t take it. Continue reading

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