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I finally broke my all time 5k PR...and yet I was still disappointed!

Monday, September 16, 2013      3 comments

So this past saturday was the Hot Lips Hustle 5k. It was an odd day as it was absolutely freezing. It had been cool some mornings the past week, but not freezing! Initially I was very happy about this until the race got started. No matter how ha... Read more

Speed workout comparisons

Wednesday, September 11, 2013      1 comments

August 6th 8x400m with recovery being however long it took you to do the 400m in. My splits: 2:05, 2:05, 1:58, 1:56, 1:55, 1:53, 1:50, 1:46 August 13 8x400m with recovery being half the time it took you to do the 400m in. My splits: 2:01, 1... Read more

A serious of unfortunate events part II and race report

Tuesday, September 10, 2013      2 comments

So a quick update of my continued random bad luck. In a month period I've had food poisoning, shingles and a stomach bug at the same time, and now a horse fly bite that has left me with an allergic reaction and a welt the size of softball! ... Read more

Race recap and more

Monday, August 26, 2013      2 comments

Over the weekend I ran the DI Dash 5k benefiting Children's Healthcare of America. Despite the very challenging hilly course, I was very excited because I hadn't raced in 3 weeks and I was able to train relatively healthy! I do say relative... Read more

Yay for more group runs

Wednesday, August 21, 2013      2 comments

So yesterday evening I got to run with the BPRC Marietta group. I've only ran with them on the morning track workout, but you're not really running together during that workout. I ran with the BPRC Kennesaw group last Tuesday so I thought I'd ch... Read more

"You know, you're better than the average runner"

Friday, August 16, 2013      3 comments

A very happy TGIF to all! I was feeling a little pooped yesterday. My sleeping has been sub par. I get sleep at night, but then I wake up in the very early morning anxiously and violently tossing and turning. On top of that, the days just s... Read more

Back to back...to back group runs?

Wednesday, August 14, 2013      1 comments

I don't think I've ever been so excited about running before. It's always been a form of cross training, but the more consistent I get and the more progress I make, the more I crave it! In Georgia, we have a chain of running stores called B... Read more

Restless mornings and group runs

Tuesday, August 13, 2013      1 comments

Just a random blog to sort out my thoughts! So since saturday I have been super restless in the mornings. I toss and turn all morning long. Like early morning before 4:00am and all the way till I wake up. The bf has noticed it too. I've nev... Read more

Healthy running a week and a battle of nutrition

Monday, August 12, 2013      1 comments

Happy Monday everyone! Last week was a really good week for me as far as running goes. I had no injuries or illness to battle with! One thing I struggle with is running had a higher pace by myself. I do most of my training by myself and for... Read more

My priorities are changing...

Wednesday, August 07, 2013      1 comments

First off, I would just like to say I had an amazing few hours with my best friend yesterday evening. We hadn't hung out since the beginning of May and we really need to put a stop to the seeing eachother only once ever 3-6 month bit. On an... Read more

Wounded Warrior 5k Race recap & Cramping problem solving

Monday, August 05, 2013      2 comments

Happy Monday - it's already going by very fast! This past Saturday I participated in the Wounded Warrior 5k. I got 3rd in my age group which helped make up for the fact that it was one of my worse times of the year (but still only 6 second... Read more

The final verdict from my doctor....

Friday, August 02, 2013      4 comments

Food poisoning! Which is originally what I had thought. I was glad it was something that wasn't contagious. Also since it was the 6th day I had it, I knew it would be gone soon enough (The doctor was surprised it had stuck around for so long). T... Read more

Got my test results back...

Wednesday, July 31, 2013      7 comments

and nothing. For all intent and purposes, I am completely healthy and fine. But that being the case, why do I feel so terrible? This dizziness, nausea, and lack of appetite is not normal. I very well may never go to the doctor again. It's j... Read more

The worst feeling is not knowing what is wrong.

Tuesday, July 30, 2013      5 comments

I'd like to start off by saying I hate going to the doctor. I feel like every time I go to the doctor I leave with no more information as to what is wrong. If the answer isn't black or white, doctors just tend to send you on your way. I haven't ... Read more

Back to back race and the stomach flu?

Monday, July 29, 2013      4 comments

So last time I posted, I mentioned doing back to back running races on Saturday. Starting with a 10k and ending with a 5k. On Friday I started feeling ill and had some stomach issues. By Friday evening I felt better and didn't even think about f... Read more


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