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New Year, New Me! (and all the other things we tell ourselves)

Christmas got put away today, all the boxes loaded up and back to their spot in the garage for another year. It's feeling fresh and clean in our space. The house is 99% uncpacked and is now home. The kids will be back to school and we'll be in our full swing regular routine again.… Continue reading New Year, New Me! (and all the other things we tell ourselves)

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More Miles

"Mom, I want to run one mile a day for a hundred days. Then I will have ran 100 miles!" - Jacob, 6. Be still my beating heart. Out of the blue my son told me this while driving to a haircut appointment. I wasn't asking him to run, I wasn't telling him "Hey, you… Continue reading More Miles

Health and Fitness

More Than Miles

Sometimes miles drag. It's impossible to push yourself out of the bed in the morning. Then there are those kind of runs. The ones that are etched in your memory as a really great run. We'll take 14 "meh" runs just to have that one. This morning was a great one. I had my clothes set… Continue reading More Than Miles

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170 Miles

Wow. I just calculated my mileage from imapmyrun.com and I've run about 170.5 miles since I started tracking mileage in September with my iphone! WOWSA! That's just crazy to wrap my mind around.  I'm excited to see what mileage I will have next year tracking it for the entire year instead of just a few… Continue reading 170 Miles