Oh Baby, Oh!

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I haven’t been great at getting updates or posts up lately. Despite still being on maternity leave, time escapes me. Ellie turned two months old on Saturday. She turned nine weeks old on Monday. She had a doctors appointment this week and weighed in at 10lbs 2oz and is 22″ Read more →

Another Weekly Recap

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Another week, another week. I didn’t get as much in as I had hoped for this week, but it was still decent. Again, decent being relative. I’m nine weeks out from a c-section and attempting to rebuild my base slowly. Monday I got on the treadmill and got in a Read more →

Weekly Win

Parenting. Nailed it. Minus the fact that she's awake, but still!

Oh my gosh. You guys. I worked out five times this week. FIVE TIMES. I mean,  I use the term “workout” loosely. It’s all relative. But five days this week I attempted something.  Monday I hopped on the treadmill with a two mile workout in mind. Walk a quarter mile warm Read more →

Building To A New Year

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Hello 2016, so good to see you. The holidays are over and it’s time to buckle down to get myself back in action here. Time to start regaining my fitness and rebuilding my base. Time to start chipping away at my weight loss again. I’m still hoovering right around 26lbs Read more →

To Persevere Into A New Year

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Happy New Year! Holy wow, 2015 brought me some curve balls. Namely pregnancy and a new baby. And while I only managed to get in one race this year, my second time running Seneca7, I did still stay active through almost my entire pregnancy. I was still going to spin Read more →

Little Victories

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Oh what a week. The holidays, they make things feel like such a whirlwind. First thing’s first; weekly workout update. I ran only once this week. On Monday I got on the treadmill and did another interval workout. I walked half a mile, ran half a mile, walked a quarter Read more →

Cleared To Run

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Merry almost Christmas!!! Where did December go? And this whole year? I found out I was pregnant way back in March and that feels like it was forever ago. But this year also feels like it went by pretty quickly. I can’t believe the new year is next week. Weekly Read more →

New Mommy Favorites

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Wanna hear a funny joke? These are screen caps from my Garmin920XT sleep data. The purple is when I’m awake. And that’s only two nights, but they all look pretty similar. Yes, despite being a new mommy who is up regularly throughout the night, I’m still rocking my Garmin. The Read more →

Adjusting Expectations

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Wow. Hi Monday. Where did you come from? Guys. Babies are difficult. I went three days without even touching my computer. I forgot it even existed for a bit there, hence the lack of posting. Because sometimes babies fuss and cry and cluster feed for SEVEN straight hours and you Read more →

The Ultimate Athlete Holiday Gift Guide

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It’s happened, the holidays are here and they are upon us in full force. Christmas displays were out less than 12 hours after Halloween ended, stores are open at 6am on Thanksgiving (Booooooo, not nice) and the madness is here to stay. If you or someone else in your family Read more →