I am Grateful For…

2.5 days. 60 hours 48 minutes and 14 seconds. Less than that by the time this is posted. In that amount of time I will be lined up, heart full, mind focused and praying for an incredible race. By incredible, I don’t mean a race day miracle. I mean the type of incredible where the …

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62 Mile Marathon Training Week + My Very First 5k + Restless Sleep After Long Run or Race

No wonder I was tired at the end of yesterday. Not only did I finish an 18 mile Sunday long Run but I clocked 62 miles for the week, my highest mileage of the training cycle. Why I didn’t put in this work years ago is beyond me, but I think I needed to be …

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The Taper Blues + Pre Race Sickness, Phantom Pains & Worry + Embrace The Less

Taper Pains Last weekend I ran my 33rd half marathon. I had put in some great runs, hadn’t missed a workout, and was looking forward to a mini taper.... until I was in it and was miserable. I only had a mini taper, as San Antonio wasn’t the goal... Houston is, in January. I’ll then …

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San Antonio Rock N Roll Half Marathon Race Recap

Okay, so I’m finally making the time to write this recap. I will do better on these blog posts again 🙂 I have one for every day next week pretty much lined up! You’ll have to excuse a lot of my pictures as many will be from Instagram. I got so excited last weekend that …

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Happy Halloween + Back on Track + Happy, Hungry and Humble + Be in the Now + Austin Marathon

I hope everyone had a fantastic Halloween! I need to know what everyone did and what costumes were worn! So, has anyone else heard Christmas Carols as of yet? I have and I’ll admit I’m not quite ready for it! Listen, I was that kid that would cry taking down the Christmas tree and loved …

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There Is No Pause + Embrace the Suck + Welcome the Elements + Bachelorette Weekend

This has been another start to a great week! I’ve got almost 50 miles under me for the past 7 days and my legs are feeling stronger and I’m so grateful! Monday night we had a date night planned as I had bought tickets for another movie. It was a one night showing and was …

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