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Haulin' Aspen Race Report
Tuesday, August 10, 2010      2 comments

On Sunday I ran my second marathon! It was a course made up of mostly single track trails with an elevation gain of 2500 feet over the first 14 miles. I think there were about 60ish women in this race, most of them were from out of to... Read more
Another update
Sunday, May 23, 2010      0 comments

So let's see, my very well mannered baby is almost 5 months old. I'm still hanging on with breast feeding, but my supply has dropped recently... the only connection I'm aware of is the very slight drop in weight I finally achieved. Seems like th... Read more
Not enough fluid
Wednesday, January 20, 2010      4 comments

How do you get yor water in during the day? I'm pretty sure i'm short, I feel like I don't have time to spend drinking and peeing. Kinda frustrated right now...... Read more
When I start running again...
Sunday, January 17, 2010      2 comments

When I start running again, everyone will be happier! This baby is strait from heaven, she's mellow, she sleeps well and I'm feeling great. I know 2 weeks postpartum is too early to start running, but I am looking forward to my treadmi... Read more
What I've been doing...
Thursday, January 14, 2010      4 comments

After my marathon in 2008 I was trying to increase my distance again for an ultra. I ended up with a couple of injuries that set me back and I think that's when I started my 'vacation' from Spark People. I began designing, creating and sell... Read more
Fitting it in... the toddler challenge
Thursday, December 04, 2008      3 comments

How do you find time to exercise with kids? That's such a great question. So many people do creative things to fit their exercise into their families schedule. There's no 'one size fits all' answer. One thing that I think all of us who... Read more
Oxygen weight program
Sunday, November 23, 2008      1 comments

Well I was looking for a weight program that would help me put on some muscle that I can do at home and I came across Muscle and Fitness' new issue. The exercises looked really fun and used minimal equipment. I went to the store immediatel... Read more
New Streak
Saturday, November 08, 2008      2 comments

I have successfully NOT eaten anything after dinner for 3 nights now! I know, duh... but this makes a very big difference and it's pretty difficult for me to do. Next I need to add in the water in the morning again. Other than that, I... Read more
Portland Marathon recap
Wednesday, October 08, 2008      7 comments

Well, I'm always pressed for time, aren't we all? So my blogs are short... but really I want to take some time to write about my experience some more. Pre-race- I had a hard time sleeping on my parent's hide a bed with my snoring (love him... Read more
Marathons are like childbirth!
Monday, October 06, 2008      4 comments

So, I ran the Portland Marathon yesterday. As I was waddling around after the race, the only thing I could compare the experience to is childbirth. I could get really detailed here.... but seriously... there are a lot of similarities... like at ... Read more
Best Dam Run 10k race report
Thursday, October 02, 2008      3 comments

Last Saturday I ran my first 10k. This was a special event, my mom did it with me, making this our first race together. The first 3-4 miles was either downhill or flat, all paved roads alongside a river. It was pretty. Then we had a short h... Read more
Portland Marathon (just rambling)
Monday, September 22, 2008      2 comments

When I started this whole marathon thing, dh helped with the kids on Saturdays, listened to my "guess how far I ran today" remarks and was in general supportive... but he wasn't going to be at the actual marathon. (It's on Sunday... oh how I wis... Read more
Enough rest! And Treadmill Desks?
Thursday, September 18, 2008      4 comments

Well I ran for about an hour today. It was hot out, the wind was blowing... it basicly was too hard for a short run. But oh well! My knee is tender but it's nothing to blog about. :) Also, I'm making the Risotto from the www.cleaneatingmag.com s... Read more
Resting up, day two
Monday, September 15, 2008      2 comments

Saturday was my long run of 24 miles. My knee was bothering me while I ran a little bit. Then afterwards I was left to wonder 'is this normal?' Yesterday was a full day of rest and today my knee is still a little sore, while the rest of my ... Read more
Finally Failed!
Saturday, September 13, 2008      3 comments

Usually when I write a blog it's about some goal I've met or personal best I've reached. I've 'failed' a lot of times during the year I've been on Spark People. I just don't usually write about it. So, today I was scheduled to run my last r... Read more

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