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Facing down the running slump - a little training update

Since I posted last week about being in a running slump, I’m here to report that things are getting better – slowly. This isn’t really one of those slumps where you can just go out and have a good workout and everything is magically back to normal. 951 more words


Tuesday Truth: Don't Try To Rush Progress

“Don’t try to rush progress. Remember— a step forward, no matter how small, is a step in the right direction.” 

- Kara Goucher

{Photo taken in Sululta, Ethiopia in October 2014} 40 more words


Five Things Friday // 01.09.2015

Hello friends and Happy Friday!  Today I’m joining up with Clare at fitting it all in for “Five Things Friday.”  Since I missed a lot of posting in November/December, I’m going to fill you in on a few things that made me happy over the Holidays! 862 more words


2015 so far: the ups and downs in food and exercise.

Happy New Year! Bring back Christmas…I like it so much better than New Years. I’m like that guy in The Breakup who still answers the phone, “Happy Holidays!” even though Christmas was long gone. 331 more words



What a year! It’s hard to believe how quickly it went by. 2014 was a pretty awesome year for me on most fronts. I got to marry the love of my life, celebrate my brother’s wedding, spend lots of time with family and friends and go on the trip of a lifetime among other bright spots. 409 more words


Race Recap: Jingle All The Way 5k

A few weeks ago I ran the Jingle All The Way 5k put on by Pacers right in the heart of DC. Initially slated to be an 8k like last year, road construction turned this year’s race into a 5k. 625 more words


Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas everyone! I hope you are giving and getting lots while enjoying the day with your loved friends and family.

I spent the morning at home opening presents with my brother, mom, dad, stepdad, and Peter! 640 more words