Monthly Archives: December 2011

What I did right this year

2010 was an eventful year and I was hoping 2011 would calm down a little. Here’s a look back at the highlights of 2011. On January 9th, I packed up my little car and drove from South Carolina to New … Continue reading

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Three Things Thursday

1. You guys. I RAN A FULL MILE YESTERDAY!!! No stops, just full on running. I have never done that in my entire life. I didn’t really keep track of timing but I’m so happy I was able to do … Continue reading

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Training on Vacation

I have never exercised on vacation before. Wouldn’t even consider it. But with two weeks at home for Christmas and a half-marathon less than 3 months away, exercise was mandatory this year. I’m dedicated to my training plan and I … Continue reading

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Midwest vs. New York

Moving to New York was a huge adjustment after living in Minnesota for the first 21 years of my life. I love both places but for very different reasons. Here are a few differences between the two: Ladies Night at … Continue reading

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A Very Merry Christmas

It was an action packed Christmas this year, continuing with a few celebrations with friends. After celebrating with Matt, I went straight to a dinner date on Wednesday with Amanda. Sadly we took no pictures but my 7th grade crush … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve

It’s Christmas Eve (also known as my half-birthday 🙂 ) and I’m about to go on a run outside. If you would have told me a year ago that I would be typing such a statement, I would have cried … Continue reading

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Goals for 2012

Running: Run 2 half-marathons. Hopefully Obviously I’m running the NYC 1/2 on March 18. I would like to run the Fox Cities 1/2 in Sept, since it’s where Matt lives but September is a really busy month already with Amanda’s … Continue reading

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Preventing injuries already

When training for a race, it’s important to do more than just run in order to prevent injury, or so I’ve researched. I’ve read about terrible injuries from other bloggers and I think my Nana had 4 knee replacements in … Continue reading

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Surprise!

About two months ago, I was planning my trip home for Christmas. With Matt’s birthday being the 20th, I wanted to be there for his big day but it was hard to beg for that much vacation. I told Matt … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Matt!

Happy Happy Birthday to one of my favorite men in the entire world (my dad being the other man)! Matty Matt!  Our first picture over 4 years ago. It has been a wonderful, crazy ride ever since.  Even when we’re … Continue reading

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