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Don’t let vacation stop your quest for success…

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…embrace it and the vacation becomes part of the success! The Memorial Day Weekend is upon us and we made the adventure Up North.  Time to relax, spend time with family and enjoy some quiet time.  Enjoying this time without sabotaging my hard work over the last few days is possible, I just need to […]

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Running addiction?

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I am now understanding how people can say that running can be an addiction.  For me, it’s not necessary the running itself, but the sense of accomplishment and pride that comes with crossing the finish line of an event, setting a new time PR or just finishing a run that you didn’t think you could […]

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Life is a Journey…

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… hang on and enjoy the ride! Yesterday was the big day.  My first Half Marathon since 2011. The Journey’s Marathon in Eagle River. The was a variety of emotions through out the day, but everything could not have been more perfect! Ok, maybe the fact that is was snowing when I woke up in the morning […]

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Run for Home!

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Today marked the 3rd 5K of 2013! Elizabeth and I before our runs Honestly, the weather could not have been better to head out for a run with great friends.  Although we would not actually be running together since I was doing the 5K and everyone else was doing the 10k, it was fun all […]

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Lack of motivation? Stuck in a slump?

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I knew it would hit me again sooner or later.  It usually hits a few months after I join a gym.  This time it was 6 months before it really hit me.  Yesterday and Sunday I had a serious lack of motivation to get myself moving. While I was sitting at work yesterday, I could […]

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Sweet Tooth alert!

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This afternoon, while sitting at my desk working, I had a ginormous craving for somethign sweet.  Before I headed towards the vending machine to see what I could find, I remembered about my chocolate stash in my desk!  Thanks to a post on Facebook a few weeks ago and a trip to my local Target […]

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Running like a fool

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The 3rd Annual April Fools 5k… on Friday the 5th of April.  I am thinking that the joke is that is was NOT run on April 1st!   After a busy week of work, playing catch up on projects that piled up from taking the previous week off for spring break, the run was a welcome […]

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Breaking the scale

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Ok, I am sure that many of us have wanted to break the scale because it didn’t show us what we wanted to see, or we thought it was broken because it didn’t us tell what we thought it should.  Right now, breaking the scale habit is where I am.  I admit it, I am […]

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The new normal?

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Steel Bridge, Sturgeon Bay OK, I am done with winter and glad that it is officially spring, but I am really not liking the first day of spring this year!  The above picture was actually from a few weekends ago, but it is still a good reference to the current weather around here.  At this rate, we […]

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Curse the Scale, Embrace the pinch

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Tonight night when I met with my trainer I informed him that I was not holding my breath for a good number.  The scale was not nice to me at home this morning, so I was pretty sure that it would be the same result at the gym.  I was tracking what I ate, made […]