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I figured today I would give little updates on topics I’ve touched on recently. I’m super excited to do a post about this past weekend, my nephew’s second birthday, but figured that deserved a post of its own! Food My diet’s been going really well for the most part, with the exception of this past [...]

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First off, exciting news- I finally got professionally fitted for running shoes after being a runner for 2 years. I did go see a podiatrist when I was having Achilles problems and she recommended New Balance shoes for me, but beyond that I’d never had any professional critique. I ended up purchasing TWO sizes bigger [...]

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First off, someone asked what Ostrim jerky was, the jerky I ate during my half marathon last month. It’s really great for fueling as long as you eat it well before exercising! Here’s a shot of the packaging. I buy it at GNC. Jumping backwards by a little over a month, I never told the [...]

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Having spent over a month in Oregon and Washington, I had too much fun! So here are some highlights As soon as our flight landed in Seattle, we met with Kelsey and Jim to see the Nutcracker and have dinner at Daniel’s. Fun AND delicious, except we were horribly jetlagged! Surprised my family for Christmas! [...]

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Fall in Oregon

I love living in Tokyo, but nothing beats fall in the Pacific Northwest. I spent a good chunk of time in Portland and Seattle with friends and family, and it was fantastic! In Oregon, I got to visit with my girlfriend from college Carlie and meet her baby daughter Avery! My friend Brittany works at [...]

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2011 will always be a special year to me, because my mother beat breast cancer this year. It was a wonderful victory for her and our family, as hospital visits and sadness swallowed us up for a good part of 2010. In her honor, my sister and I formed a Race for the Cure team [...]

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