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Runner of Steel

In one week, I’ll be returning to the Pittsburgh Marathon to reclaim my “Runner of Steel” title. Pumped, pysched, anxious, wired…the list goes on for the emotions racing through my body right now, and so I write to find solace.

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Seven Months Cleaner

This week I celebrated seven months since embarking on my cleaner eating journey, and I wanted to give an update on how it’s been going and what I’ve learned so far. That hype you read/hear about it getting easier as … Continue reading

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New Year, New You? Weighing In

It’s that time again.  The stores are already lined with diet fads, Special K products, and exercise gimmicks, and TV commercials for gym memberships and diet programs run on repeat as people enter the new year with resolutions for a … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

It has always been my personal motto that you never have to wait for a new day, let alone a new year, to make a fresh start or new beginning.  Still, I have to admit, I do get excited and … Continue reading

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Cleaner Eating

I never thought I’d say the words, but I have officially entered into the world of clean eating. In my quest to get healthier this past summer, I started to research the evils of sugar and was shocked at what … Continue reading

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Last But Not Least

We have another runner! 😀 We all know I get super excited anytime someone gets into running, and my younger sister, Kim, was no exception.  A few years ago, when my mom was pulling her involuntary 5K sign-up stunts, Kim was … Continue reading

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Dreams Revisited

Anyone who knows me knows I love to talk about all things running, probably more than they care to hear.  Running is not all that I am, but it’s a big part of me, so I don’t apologize for rambling … Continue reading

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Trail Date and Bikers

A few hot and humid summer days ago, I invited my sister to join me at a local trail for a running date.  Since she doesn’t really like to run (can you believe that?), I offered to bring my bike … Continue reading

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Where Am I?

M.I.A.  That would be me.  I haven’t written much of anything over the past few months. Why?  Busy with work?  Umm…no, I’ve been off since the middle of June. Working on my book?  No.  Scouting writing gigs?  Nada.  Preparing blog … Continue reading

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Bubbles

In keeping with my sister shout-outs, allow me to introduce you to my oldest sister, Laura aka Bub, which stems from Joge’s inability to say her name as a child, coming out as “Bubba.”  While she’s not what I picture … Continue reading

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