Monthly Archives: March 2011

Race Week Jitters!

This is it, 5 days to the big event! I know I’m ready, I’ve proven to myself many times over the past 2 months that I can push my body and accomplish what I put my mind to, but I’ve … Continue reading

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Sunday! Cause that’s my fun day, I don’t have to run day

Title taken from the lyrics of “Manic Monday” by the Bangles. What a true statement though, I love Sundays and this sunday was my “I don’t have to run day.” I accomplished an 8 mile run on both Friday and … Continue reading

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California Here I Come

Tonight I’m sleeping in a hotel room in Cupertino, CA, my job’s headquarters, about 45min South of San Francisco. It’s funny where life brings you. Just about a year and 1/2 ago, I’d never even been to CA. Since then … Continue reading

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Trader Joes Mac n’ Cheese Changed My Life

The highlight of my Monday – I tried Trader Joe’s “Guiltless Mac n’ Cheese” (frozen entree) for dinner – so tasty! It’s only 270 calories and filling. I added spinach and cauliflower because I’m a veggie nut. Tomorrow I have to sit on … Continue reading

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Mental Running

I’m mentally worn from running this week. Most people think of running as a physical activity, but to me the mental challenge is even more exhausting. The whole week I had to push myself through my workouts. My week went … Continue reading

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Beating the cold

This morning when my alarm went off at 6:30am the last thing I wanted to do was wake up to run, especially since I had planned to run outside and it was still dark out. I snoozed my alarm, foolishly … Continue reading

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What Brought Me Here

I’m not a big fan of “can’t do’s” and one thing I’ve always made excuses for is running. I’m not a runner, I don’t LOVE it like most people do, but something about the thrill of distance and accomplishment draws … Continue reading

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