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Week 3 – Move Nourish Believe Challenge

Week 3 of the Move Nourish Believe Challenge = BELIEVE. Such a great challenge.  Is it bad that this was the hardest week for me?  Maybe it’s because I’m a mom, a woman, a nurturer.  But, this week we were … Continue reading

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Random assortment of thoughts

The steel cut oats I had for breakfast this morning were DA BOMB.  Seriously.  Oats (of the steel cut variety), craisins, applesauce, almonds.  DELICIOUS.  Be jealous. I am not a fan of carpooling.  I didn’t think I was – now … Continue reading

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Race Review: Roots ‘n Blues Half Marathon

Well, it’s over.  I did it.  That’s about all I can brag about.  🙂  But seriously, it was…okay. Location: So the race was in Columbia, Missouri (where I basically grew up, so yay!).  The course was…okay.  And I think it … Continue reading

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Another year begins.

Teaching… Monday will be the beginning of my sixth year teaching…and I wouldn’t have it any other way.  I love my job.  If it weren’t for the grading I’d really love my job.  🙂  Alas, that’s what English teachers get. … Continue reading

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Accountability

Well crap….the picture below says it all: Guess I have to start running now?  The half marathon is on September 10th – yeah you read that right, only a month away.  Oops. 🙂 What do you do to keep yourself … Continue reading

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Race Review: Get in Gear Half Marathon

Oh yeah, you read that right.  I ran my first (uh huh, I said first…as in there will be more) half marathon last weekend. I ran the race with my brother and his girlfriend and it makes me really want … Continue reading

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Get in Gear

So in a couple weeks I’m signed up to run the Get in Gear half marathon in Minneapolis….and just as the name says, I need to get my butt in GEAR.  Last night I came home and told myself I’d … Continue reading

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Saturday’s Scale…and ANOTHER snow day.

Showered, dressed, made breakfast and lunch, kissed the hubby goodbye, and just as I opened the door to leave my cell phone rang.  The school.  Snow day.  Seriously.  Argh. I did make the most of it though.  Graded 20+ essays … Continue reading

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Saturday’s Scale

WW… The scale liked me again this week – yay scale!  It really had no choice after last week’s Chipotle fiasco. Weekly loss: -1.4 Total loss since re-joining:-6.4 Total loss (since originally joining WW): -35 Running… Ran nine miles in … Continue reading

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Saturday’s Scale otherwise known as: “I blame Chipotle!”

WW… So…Saturday’s scale didn’t like me.  Haha, I’m okay with it for the moment.  Last week was crazy – 3 pounds – crazy.  Anyway, this week I gained 2 pounds, but as of tonight (granted, a few hours after I … Continue reading

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