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Where I want to be...

Monday, June 15, 2015      2 comments

I read this statement this morning from one of my fav (and most popular) runner bloggers out there, Hungry Runner Girl... Comparing yourself to where you used to be is pointless. Focus on where you are now and put in the work that it takes... Read more

Highly Distracted

Monday, June 08, 2015      1 comments

It sounds negative but it truly is NOT, right now I am HIGHLY distracted with LIFE! After my last marathon, it was kind of a relief not to have so much structure in my workout routine. I am settling in with my new life primarily as a singl... Read more

Cox Marathon - 4:07:11 - the NON race report

Friday, May 08, 2015      3 comments

On Sunday I finished my fourth FULL marathon, the Cox Marathon right in Providence. This marathon finish was bittersweet. Yes, I am proud I did it, it was not my best finish time but it was not my worst either. However, for some reason I... Read more

MARATHON Training Week 16 & 17 - Training Blog before the RACE REPORT

Wednesday, May 06, 2015      2 comments

Wow, I am wicked behind on my updates but for future reference I want to document my training stats. My last two weeks of training before this marathon were not so fantastic. My body ached, I did a 5K with dismal results which was not very sma... Read more

MARATHON 4 Training Weeks 13-15 - Apparently, I am running a MARATHON next week

Thursday, April 23, 2015      2 comments

Yeah...and a 5K this Sunday... I have totally been in my zone with this marathon training cycle. What turned out to be a welcome distraction from my divorce ended up causing me to be exactly that...distracted. So much so in fact that I ju... Read more

MARATHON 4 Training Week 11 & 12 - With a HM thrown in for good measure

Thursday, April 02, 2015      2 comments

Still doing it, still plugging along with this marathon training cycle! Starting to feel sore all over but it is most likely phantom pains/panic as I will be doing my first round of 20 miles this Saturdays (YIKES!). I always freak out when I k... Read more

MARATHON Training WK 8, 9 & 10 - Still Training...

Saturday, March 14, 2015      2 comments

Long time no update yet again! For some reason I cannot get myself to keep up with my blog updates, perhaps because I do not have so many exciting things to share right now...I am plugging away at my training, my paces have been around the same... Read more

MARATHON 4 Training Weeks 6 & 7 - Snow = Runner Problems

Saturday, February 21, 2015      1 comments

When will this snow ever stop! It's driving me up the absolute wall I swear! The temperature has been too cold, so cold that when I go outside to run my eyelashes freeze, it crazy! As everyone I am sure is well aware here in the East Coas... Read more

MARATHON 4 Training Weeks 3, 4, 5 - Pushing Through It...

Saturday, February 07, 2015      2 comments

WOW, long time no update. Well I am pushing through it all. This marathon cycle has been more so symbolic of my personal life as much as it is reaching a fitness achievement. It is setting the tone big time. I am not enthusiastic as I shoul... Read more

MARATHON 4 - Training WK1 & WK2 - Yup, I'm training again...

Tuesday, January 20, 2015      3 comments

So...yeah, I'm training for another marathon. This one in May and in RI, the Cox Marathon. I wish that I was more enthused about it but right now I am just pleased to have a plan and a goal in mind. Keeps my mind busy and it is really therape... Read more

2015 - My REBIRTH & 2014 Goal Review

Friday, January 02, 2015      4 comments

Happy New Year!!! Well, this is the first time that I have blogged in a really, really long time. I have logged into Sparkpeople many times since my last blog but I have been purposely silent. Namely the reason is that my life has undergo... Read more

BayState Marathon - Race Report - Sub 4 Goal MET!!

Wednesday, October 22, 2014      7 comments

That's right! I still cannot even believe it! Just goes to show you if you put in the work and believe in yourself you can make it happen! Long story to follow but I have said it before and I will say it again...a marathon is a helluh long ti... Read more

MARATHON 3 Training WK19 - MARATHON #3 is Tomorrow!!!

Saturday, October 18, 2014      2 comments

So excited! So SCARED! So Ready! YUP, tomorrow is the DAY! The stars are aligning perfectly for it to be a good race too! Every day this week as been unseasonably warm but tomorrow will be a brisk 50 degrees which is perfect running w... Read more

MARATHON 3 Training WK 17 & WK 18 - Taper Town Residency :)

Friday, October 10, 2014      2 comments

Hi There! LOVING right now my recent relocation to TAPER TOWN!!! Feeling so fresh, the sun is shining and I feel SO GOOD in my new neighborhood! emotic... <a href=Read more

MARATHON 3 - Training WK 16 - 22MILES!! Strategy ?????

Thursday, October 02, 2014      3 comments

YUP - that's right, last Saturday on a beautiful morning that began at 0500, I set out for what was going to be my longest training run EVER...can I get a WOOHOO! It was not exactly part of the plan the plan was for 20 miles but I have been fol... Read more


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