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I know we are all probably burned out on 2011 recaps by now, but I just can’t skip it…  my 2011 recap is here!  The Goals When this year started I had 3 goals.  These were very different goals from what I had done in prior years.  No time goals, no set numbers, no pre-planned year.  […]

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And just like that, the last month of 2011 is over! This month was busy.  Between races, holiday parties, running, the actual holidays, vacation and more races, I felt like I was go go go all month. Typically December is a lower month for me mileage wise since I am usually recovering from CIM.  This […]

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12 Days Later

Hello and Happy New Year! It’s been 12 full days since I posted, logged a run, or tweeted and it’s been great.  Although the first couple days it was really hard not to know what was going on on twitter and Facebook, it was really good to disconnect for a bit and just generally break […]

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Social Media Sabbatical

It’s no secret that I love social media.  You might even call me addicted.  Blogging, twitter, FaceBook, DailyMile… bring it on. Social Media has brought so much to my life.  So many friends, so many opportunities, and more than I could ever have imagined when I started this little blog almost 4 (!!) years ago.  […]

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A New High

In 2008, my first year of running, I ran 1,356.7 miles starting from February when I first started running and keeping track of my miles. In 2009 I blew that out of the water and ran 2,103.3 miles. In 2010 I took another step up, hitting 2,235.8 miles for the year. Naturally, I wanted to […]

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Finally a month over 200 again! Just barely, but I made it.  200.6 miles to be exact. So what happened in November which also happens to be one of my most favorite months? I ran a lot of races. First up was Mt. Diablo Half Marathon, where I ate it but still had a blast. […]

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I really try to be thankful all year round, but naturally around Thanksgiving being thankful is front and center.  This year in particular, I have been thinking a lot about everything I have to be thankful for since it’s been a big year in our house!   I am thankful that I have a loving, […]

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Friday Favorites: 2,000

I reached 2,000 miles for 2011 today! I couldn’t ask for a better week to get me to that number. Of course there was the trail race on Sunday that was a nice push to 2,000.  I love that Brazen Racing puts their pictures up for free!  All you have to do is dig around […]

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Earlier this week I was looking at my workout log and realized how close I am to breaking 2,000 miles for the year.  The past 2 years I have broken through that number, but in 2009 it wasn’t until December and in 2010 it wasn’t until November.  Looking at this number got me thinking, what […]

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2011 Goals Check In… Q3

Oh hey, it’s October!  That means we are over 3/4 of the way done with 2011!  Wow that went by fast.  If you have been reading for a while, you know I like to check in with my goals quarterly to see where I am at, see if there is anything I want to change […]

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