Are You Heading For a Burnout?


Imagine this… You’re having the best training cycle of your life. Your hitting your workouts, your speed is increasing and then all of the sudden everything changes. You notice your pace is slowing, easy pace isn’t so easy anymore, your lacking motivation, and you are constantly feeling tired and defeated. What I just described is how I have been feeling ...

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Positive Thinking for Summer Running


I’ve been in a funk so far this week. I woke up Monday on the coast and was reminded quickly that my vacation had come to an end. Vacation was absolutely wonderful. In a crazy life where we often see each other in passing, an entire uninterrupted week together as husband and wife was perfect. However, the post-vacation blues set in ...

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Weekly Running Recap: 5/18/18 – 5/24/15

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Hey guys! I’m sorry for the lack of posting on Friday. The original plan was to sit down and post, but then I decided just to enjoy the wonders of vacation and kept the computer shut for several days. To be honest, it was pretty awesome! Today is our last day of vacation. That is pretty hard for me to swallow, ...

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Vacation Check In

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It’s only Wednesday and I am already so so thankful for everything about this vacation. It’s been a crazy first year with Wes’ intern year and me finding a job and trying to juggle the things in between. Lots of fun but busy changes. Those changes make it so easy for you forget about some of the important things in life. ...

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Weekly Running Recap: 5/11/15 – 5/17/15


Hello from beautiful South Carolina! I’m in my happy place. We got up Saturday morning, got in our runs and then packed up the car and headed out. I’ve never been so excited for a car trip. Plus, after our 11 hour drive to Boston the 4 ½ our trip down here seemed like a piece of cake! Let’s take ...

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Running and Vacation


I’ve been looking forward to this Friday since the beginning of this month. I am officially 8 hours away from being on vacation! An entire 10 days off with the love of my life. It doesn’t get much better than that! Wes and I haven’t actually taken a vacation just the two of us in several years.  Even though I ...

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Adidas Adios Adizero Boost

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This post is in no way sponsored. I purchased the Adidas Adios Adizero Boosts myself and have been asked several questions so I thought I would share a review with you.   Why is the week before vacation always really crazy? I have a list a mile long that I need to get done so that I can really rest ...

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Weekly Running Recap: 5/4/15 – 5/10/15

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Hello friends! It’s been a whirl wind weekend.  It’s amazing how long the weeks can feel sometimes and then the weekend flies by and is over before you know it. It didn’t help that the husband had to work Saturday night. However, I took the opportunity to head down and take my Mom out to eat for mother’s day! It ...

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The Truth About Workouts


I’ve got a secret to share with you all today… It’s not really a secret, more of a revelation I have come to this week. Maybe it won’t be news to you, but when I came to terms with it, my mindset changed. Workouts aren’t meant to destroy you.   I’m sure that some of you are already well aware ...

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Summer Running…Not Always a Blast


Please tell me at least one of you sang the title. Or maybe I’m just a little weird! Ha! Sunday morning I didn’t realize it, but I was in for a rude awakening. A rude awakening to the wonders of summer running. While it’s not quite summer yet, the temperature when I got out to the track for my workout ...

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