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This is why we are friends…….

Who do you call a friend….Someone who sends you a Tweet or Friend Request?  A neighbor who you can always count on for an extra egg, cup of sugar, or to take the baby monitor while you run a quick errand (I’ve always dreamed of…


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I have a disease…….

I believe I’m becoming more and more a gluten for punishment.  Over the past year, my running partner, Anni, and I have scheduled our long runs early Friday mornings.  Both of us were sick and tired of spending an entire Saturday consumed with long running.…


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The Tale of Two Weekends! Part Two….

Weekend #2 (February 12th) In December we got a little group together to run what would be my first relay race.  So much fun!  A relay is a perfect way to get a lot of people involved to accomplish a pretty impressive goal.  (See my…


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The Tale of Two Weekends! Part One….

Wow!  It has been way too long since that last post.  This is a BUSY time of the year (though I believe ALL times of the year continually get busier!).  Luckily I have kept to some sort of a training program and have actually (Gasp!)…


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My Week In Numbers

Running:  28.5 miles Indoor Biking (Trainer & Spin):  60 miles Outdoor Biking:  68 miles Swimming:  6000 meters Laundry:  At least 4 loads…..None of it folded or put away Times children put in time out:  8 Hours slept past 6:30a:  1 Days I went to bed…


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Mommy Needs a Time-Out!

What a week it has been?  If you are looking for an upbeat, motivational, post…….This is not going to be the one!  Sorry!  I need to vent….. As y’all know, last week started out with a BANG!  Truck exploded.  I managed to PR in the…


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And it all started with a BANG…..Literally.

Get a small snack, put a movie on for the kiddos and pull up a seat……….Do I have a story for you! Today was the St. George Half Marathon.  This race is one of the largest non-marathon event in Southern Utah.  2400+ racers hit the…


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The Anatomy of a Race

I’ve been thinking a lot about racing this week.   I’m currently involved in planning and organizing two upcoming events and working on my own race calendar for 2011.  This weekend is the annual St. George Half Marathon.  This race has been going on for…


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The Measure of Success

I’ve been thinking a lot about success this past week.  We measure success is so many different ways.  Some measurements are subjective:  how we feel or how we perceive ourselves.  Others are objective:  finish times, personal records, etc.  Some measures of success are fair, some…


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Treadmills, Trainers, Towels…..Oh My!

The dead of winter…….Yup!  Even here in sunny St. George.  If you can believe it, our neighbor’s yard STILL has snow from last Monday.  That is unheard of down here.  Definitely tells you even our little winter oasis has been pretty cold.  Unfortunately for an…


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