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TOL: change is hard

Linking up with Amanda at Running with Spoons for Thinking Out Loud. It’s the first week of January, so it seems like everybody is making changes:  to their diet, their exercise routine, to their life. It’s a little overwhelming, frankly. Don’t get me wrong, I’m a huge supporter of positive change, and, as a habitual… Continue reading TOL: change is hard

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week in review: it’s too much

I’m linking up with Meghan at Clean Eats, Fast Feets for the Week in Review. Last week, I… -spent a lot of time in prayer and or worried for a long-time friend/patient who had open heart surgery on Thursday. He was off the vent and responsive on Friday, but Saturday they put him back on… Continue reading week in review: it’s too much

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week in review: gratitude

Linking up with Meghan at Clean Eats, Fast Feets for the Week in Review. To change things up this week—and because last week was more than a bit challenging—I’m going to go with Meghan’s theme this week of gratitude. I’m grateful for: all my friends, family, and loved ones. (Baby Brother and I went to… Continue reading week in review: gratitude

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week in review: kicks

Linking up with Meghan at Clean Eats, Fast Feets for the Week in Review. This week, I… -worked 2 1/2 days at the day job. -finished up all my assignments for the semester. I just have a few discussion board responses left to do, yay! Read Hardcore Twenty-Four (eh), The Rules of Rain (pretty great/will… Continue reading week in review: kicks

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week in review: all about that cake

Let’s see if I can get this to work this week. Last week it kept telling me there was no backlink to Clean Eats, Fast Feets, although clicking on it took me straight there. Story of my life… Frankly, I’m almost too tired to type this, so I’ll keep it short. I worked 41 hours… Continue reading week in review: all about that cake

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what my running motivation looks like on any given day

Linking up with Amanda at Running with Spoons to talk about my running motivation–or lack thereof. Actually, I’m just trying to motivate myself into finishing the other half of my homework and getting a run in, since I was too swamped on Tuesday to run (bad runner, I know). These are the stages of my… Continue reading what my running motivation looks like on any given day

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stuff for runners (to read)

I read a ton of blogs:  food blogs, healthy living blogs, running blogs, organization/productivity blogs… I’ve found all sorts of tips, ideas, and inspiration from these blogs, and I love following along in the lives of these bloggers I’ve come to “know.” Reading blogs frequently gives me the motivation to make changes in my life… Continue reading stuff for runners (to read)