May Update, 9 months Postpartum

It has now been officially nine months since having my second son.  As I mentioned before this time around has not only been different in losing weight but also different in the things I have and haven’t done. I’ll list them to make it easier to follow.  Things I haven’t done but did last time….

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Getting lost on a trail

Happy Monday everyone! I have not been keeping with any regular fitness but  this past weekend, I woke up with an urge to go to Eisenhower Park.  It is my favorite since it has a tower overlooking the city.  It turned out to come with a lot of wrong turns lol. It had been some…

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Back on the (work out) Horse

We all get busy meeting all our goals, as we become hyper focused on one goal we forget another. I’m back on the proverbial horse, back on a work out plan.  When I was training for my half marathon it literally was ‘half ass training’ unfortunately.   So while I finished my run, it was…

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Every Race has a Life Lesson

Hi everyone, I have learned with time that every race has a life lesson for me. And this race was about personal growth and development AND that is a continual process. This last Sunday I ran a half marathon, and some of you may be thinking – yea yea nothing new for her. But, if…

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RNRSA – 2 Days to go

Ahhhh, two days until my 7th half marathon. I shouldn’t be “scared” since this is my 7th one but in reality I am scared. My mind tells me “be afraid” my heart and gut tell me “we got this!” When our mind and heart are not aligned it is a terrible struggle. One where we…

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Runner’s Guilt: Mom, Wife &Work Duties

On the days I have “long” runs and at this point it’s anything longer than 30 minutes, I have serious runner’s guilt. And really it’s just guilt over everything; everything that is important to me. A feeling of letting others down, a feeling of making others sacrifice for my own needs. In reality – the…

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December Fitness Goals

It’s December 2019! Whoo, end of a decade!  For this month I want to keep up with 2 days of running and adding 2 days of lifting.  I haven’t picked up a program but i have some time lol.  So that would mean 16 days of working out, out of 31 days.   I can do…

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Holidays, Breastfeeding, & Running – Oh my!

This week has been ultra-busy and I had the luxury of not cooking for Thanksgiving. We went over to my husband’s family’s house. With a full time job, breastfeeding and other obligations sticking to a running schedule is not the easiest but completely possible. With the help of my family, it is easy. Here’s how…

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Accountability Buddy

When you are struggling to get back on track, an accountability buddy can really help in keeping and getting you back on track. I don’t usual get one, but my husband has been great these last past weeks. He has been asking me when my runs are scheduled and he reminds me to keep to…

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Sunday Runday – Long Run

It is now 2 weeks till my half marathon. And I am getting more and more nervous about this half. The more I think about it the less confident I feel. During my run though I felt good. I ran for 1hr 20 mins and got 5 miles in. I really shouldn’t be overthinking this,…

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Busy Weeks & Work outs

This week was extremely busy for me, on top of work – i had a 2 day training that took me from my regular work and my kids had their own activities too. (Basketball practice for the 4yo., my new coaching business’s first group coaching call, a networking event for HWNT and a unscheduled Volleyball…

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