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Runner Down!

I really dislike blogging non sequentially, but my foot injury has taken a high priority in my life towards the end of summer and into fall. I work front desk sometimes at the gym 5:45am-1pm. I actually love it- I’m up early, cheery, I have friendly regulars, and finishing at 1pm lets me do other [...]

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I know, I’m the worst with blogging these days. I last left off with a late July post on my experience at the Rock n Roll Chicago half marathon. For now here’s a photo post on the last bit of my summer! Kelsey turned 27! We had dinner at Roux to celebrate After we went [...]

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10,000 Steps

So for the month of July, I set a goal for myself to walk 10,000 steps. I didn’t think it’d be as hard as it was! If anything, it has shown me what a sedentary lifestyle I live. Some days I reached 10k steps with no problem. Usually on long run days. Other days, I [...]

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The truth has officially come out- Dan and I are married! And have been for about 3 years! Summer 2010 was a turbulent time. My marketing job wasn’t panning out as I’d hoped, Dan was moving to Japan in September and my mother was diagnosed with aggressive cancer. It was a lot to deal with. [...]

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Tanabata dancing is the activity of learning and performing traditional Japanese dances, typically while wearing a yukata (a summer kimono). There are 2 types of dances- stage dances, where we perform in a formation for an audience standing in one spot, and circle dances, where we practice maybe an 8-12 count dance moving in a [...]

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First off, I owe so many of you a big thank you. The support I have received for my last blog post about my DNF at Goofy blew me away. I am so incredibly thankful to be a part of the running community. I have new followers on Twitter, received upwards of 60 comments on [...]

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First off, it seems like now that we’re in mid-July, no matter where you live there is sun! So, here are my 2 nieces and my mighty nephew to say happy summer! They are enjoying free slurpees from 7-11 day. If that doesn’t say summer, I don’t know what does! With that said, it’s time [...]

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