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Hitting the Wall

I can do this. On the count of three. One. Two. Three. Yuck!!! Nose breathing –In. And out. In. And out. Just swallow this GU, PJ. You can do it. On the count of three. Wait – I’ve already tried that. So, I’m not very good at swallowing energy gels during my long runs. But […]

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CIM Training Update: Weeks 4-7

A whole month of training has gone by since I have last blogged, and I feel like a heck of a lot has happened in just four short weeks…Training has been filled with highs and lows, and I mean this literally – I’ve run at 8,000 plus altitude and all the way down at sea […]

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It’s A Miracle!

Even though life these past few months has been overwhelming with the buying of one house, selling of another, and dealing with the hassles of moving – all while fitting in almost daily runs, it has been an overwhelmingly positive time. I’m head over heels in love with my new home – the kind of […]

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Dirty Thirties

I have felt stuck in my twenties for a while – like seriously, it’s been a long time. It wasn’t a completely wasted period – I made some progress, but unfortunately it sometimes felt like a one step forward two steps back sort of deal. Thankfully though, I’ve now gotten over that hill and am […]

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Relish the Comeback

In the past six months, I’ve had an orthopedic surgeon look me in the eye and tell me that I may never run another marathon. And I’ve had one of Charlotte’s most well-respected oncologists tell me that I might die. I guess you can say a lot’s happened since I took a break from blogging! […]

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