Personal Growth

The Secret Key to Actually Enjoying Life

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The daily grind of modern life can be exhausting: working full-time, going to appointments, running errands, squeezing in grocery shopping, preparing nourishing meals, finding time to exercise…the demands might seem endless. When’s the last time you spent an afternoon doing absolutely nothing? According to Dr. Matthew Sleeth, taking time to rest and relax may be […]

Personal Growth

Is weight loss possible on vacation?

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It’s been a while since I posted an update and figured today was time. The past week was a whirlwind week.  3 concerts in 3 states in 3 days, then an additional 3 days of exploring with my son for his birthday!  We are both huge fans of Home Free, an acapella country group originally […]

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The secret is out!

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It’s no secret that I love my visits to Cryotherapy, especially after my long training runs and races. What I have not had a chance to share with everyone is just how much it really makes a difference on my recovery! Over the last 2 months I have finished several long training runs (16 miles […]

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Stop, recharge and refocus

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Your body is always whispering to you.  The secret is learning to stop and listen to it, before it has to start yelling. This is true in every area of your life!  If you eat something you shouldn’t, your stomach probably tells you.  If you run yourself ragged and don’t get enough rest, you body […]

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Destination Oregon, Part 2

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The best things in life are the people we love, the places we’ve been and the memories we have made along the way! I don’t know about you, but as I’ve gotten older, the things that are most important have changed.    So many people, as they get older, look back as say, “Man, I […]

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The Accidental Skirt Junkie

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For those of you that might have missed it, the following was my recent contribution to the Skirt Sports Blog (affiliate link).  I was honored to have been asked to write a post about my first skirt. Enjoy! When I first started running several years ago, you never saw women running in skirts.  So when one […]