Category Archives: Life

August Recap

My goals in August were to continue running consistently (and ideally stay pain free), increase the distance of my long runs, and do some speed work. Two out of three ain’t bad, right? I stayed consistent with my number of … Continue reading

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2012 Recap

2012 was a bittersweet running year for me. As the year closes out, many people choose highlights (and maybe some lowlights) from their year in running. I decided to pick one highlight and one lowlight, and neither decision was very … Continue reading

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Happy National Running Day

Happy National Running Day! In honor of this “runners’ holiday,” many runners have been posting responses to the question, “Why do you run?” On the most basic level, I run because I can. I know many people aren’t physically able … Continue reading

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Bayshore Marathon Recap

Happy Memorial Day. My sincerest thanks and appreciation for all who have served in the United States Armed Forces and sacrificed for our freedom. Well, I did it. I ran the Bayshore Marathon in Traverse City, MI on Saturday – … Continue reading

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The Good and the Bad

Hey there. It’s been a while… The very condensed version of the last few weeks: Busy season at work wrapped up last week. More time to run, relax, and catch up on a lot of things that were pushed aside … Continue reading

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Out of the Loop

Yikes – apologies that I’ve pretty much been a ghost around here the past few weeks. :/ I’ve been getting used to my new work schedule (including the recent beginning of longer “busy season” hours), but that’s no excuse to … Continue reading

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New Stuff

I know cliches about anything related to the word “new” are a part of every new year, but I truly have experienced some newness so far in 2012. First and foremost for me, I started a new job last week! … Continue reading

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