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9.5 | high five for friday!

…one…   school was freaking crazy this week.  why do the short weeks always last WAY longer than regular weeks???  but it ended up being a great week.  of course there were issues, but it was good.  i realized about halfway through that i just need to accept that i MUST go to bed earlier.  otherwise… Continue reading 9.5 | high five for friday!

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7.11 | high five for friday!

(ONE) so i spent the past week in new mexico.  the cooler weather alone was wonderful.  but i love being surrounded by mountains.  there’s something calming about it. (2)  i still got in quite a bit of exercise while still on vacation.  that’s pretty shocking to me.  i went hiking (along with a little running) every… Continue reading 7.11 | high five for friday!

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WOW 6.25 – ways to make running suck less for the beginner

first off – i’m not a runner.  i hate it.  running sucks for me.  i envy those people who “enjoy” running and pass me about a million times at the park.  but i’m challenging myself to run this summer three to five times a week for at least thirty minutes.  i’ve done it before and… Continue reading WOW 6.25 – ways to make running suck less for the beginner

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6.13 | high five for friday!

(ONE)  i was supposed to go to my paul mccartney concert this weekend, but unfortunately it was postponed until later in the year because sir paul is still feeling under the weather.  so…i’m starting my visit to my family early!  headed down south! (2)  my workouts have been going really well lately.  i’m still slipping up… Continue reading 6.13 | high five for friday!

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WOW 6.11 – a frustrating, enlightening, intriguing mess.

i’m finally getting into my summertime routine.  i’m doing my workouts in the morning, with everything taking about an hour or two.  that way i can just get it done and over with and i can’t make excuses.  i’m also trying to mix it up so that i don’t get bored.  i’m hoping to head… Continue reading WOW 6.11 – a frustrating, enlightening, intriguing mess.

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WOW 6.4 – my one and only magic trick

so i have this magical ability to gain weight.  it’s crazy how fast i can pack on weight and not even realize it until a few weeks later.  i was off the wagon for about three straight weeks at the end of may.  i didn’t see the full extent of it until this past monday… Continue reading WOW 6.4 – my one and only magic trick