Monthly Archives: June 2011

Running (away from) Friends

Several months ago, I joined a running group who organizes running events, happy hours and yoga sessions online. They meet in the Twin Cities area and I had every intention of joining them for some running. I figured I could … Continue reading

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Half-Way There: My New Year’s Resolution Update

My 2011 New Year’s Resolution was to complete one running event per month for the entire year. As a new runner, I felt this was do-able but perhaps a bit aggressive considering I hadn’t done much training over the winter … Continue reading

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Random Acts of Kindness and Heroics

Yesterday morning, the local radio station I was listening to, read a letter from one of their listeners. The woman said about five years ago, she was driving down a road inStillwater,MNwhen she choked on a lemon drop she was … Continue reading

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Farmington Dew Run 4 Miler

I awoke to thunder, lighting and heavy, pouring rains. It was 7:00 am and I had a race to run at 8:30 am. After rolling out of bed, wondering whether the race would be cancelled, I dressed and started getting … Continue reading

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I Can’t Remember the Last Time…

This weekend, I have two grad parties to attend and the boyfriend’s family will be in town from Michigan. With the weather being lovely, I decided needed some Capris and shorts to wear to our outdoor events. After trying all … Continue reading

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43 Reasons to Celebrate Weight Loss

 Lists similar to this have been circulating on My Fitness Pal and they’ve challenged others to come up with their own lists. Creative? No, but it sure is fun! I’d love to see other’s lists as well. Here are my … Continue reading

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Another Running First

Yesterday I just wanted to run. As a fairly new runner, the true desire to go for a run is still new to me and it sometimes takes me by surprise. If I were still the “old” me, meaning prior … Continue reading

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