Category Archives: Running

Another Week Down

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Another day back to the grind. Another Monday. Considering I only worked three days last week it felt like an eternity. Monday I was off for Columbus Day. I managed to get to the gym in the morning and do two miles on the elliptical.  I used to be very Read more →

Renovating My Normal

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I’m writing this from what feels like a state of pure exhaustion. If it makes no sense, that’s definitely why. My first week back to full time work was tough. It’s always an adjustment. Throw in being super duper pregnant and by Thursday I thought I was dying. I was Read more →

As Summer Comes To A Close

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Oh, summer. I am so sad to see you go. Really I only work two days this week. I have conference days Wednesday and Thursday then we’re off until we get students on the following Tuesday, but I’m only like half ready. My classroom is not set up at all Read more →

A Tough Week and a Tricky Treadmill

Yes, there is a ceiling tile missing above it. A certain someone in our family was about an inch too tall for the short basement ceilings.

Whew, what a week! I had a tough time fitting everything in this week for whatever reason, but I still managed to get some activity in. My last full week of summer is this week and we have a lot going on, so I foresee this being a difficult week Read more →

Lake Living and Lugging Myself Through Workouts

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Oh what a week. My husband was actually off work for the whole week and it was super awesome. We never get that kind of time off together. Also, our new windows and sliding glass door were finished up. It’s so nice having real, functioning windows and the new door Read more →

A Pregnancy Impeded Weekly Recap

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Another week down. I can’t decide if doing weekly check in’s is making me sad or not, since it’s making me look at my summer break, ticking away before my eyes. I still a few off, but the end is drawing near. Sadness. My week was relatively hit and miss Read more →

A Weekly Recap Worth It’s Weight In Workouts

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You guys! I did it! I had a good week of workouts! Really, I did. And I’m pretty pleased about it. I didn’t workout Monday. I had gotten back from Chicago so late the night before and walked upwards of 20 miles over the three days I was there, so Read more →

The Surprises of Race Day

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It’s Friday. I’m awake and the time on my clock starts with a “4” so you can just pretend it’s whatever time you want it to be for me. I have to work today writing curriculum, I need to help Rob with our whole house closet renovation endeavor we started Read more →

Tri Talk Tuesday – Hot Weather Workout Tips

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It’s hot outside. Really hot. I don’t know where you live, but right now where I am it’s mid 90’s and humid as all get out, which means our heat index is well above the actual temperature. And we don’t have central air, so it’s a lot of ew here Read more →

Running Derailed… Again

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Hey, hey Monday! I’m going to keep announcing the day of the week because not working makes keeping track of that more difficult. So there ya go, you’re reminder of what day it is. I know you needed that too after the holiday weekend. Whoa, recap banner, where’d you come Read more →