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Fitness Fridays: A Day Before the Big Race

I’m staring down a deadline of twenty-four hours until my first 10K ever.  I am feeling nervous and excited!  All my clothes for race day are washed and dried.  My shoes are currently drying out from my final run.  I … Continue reading

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Fitness Fridays: Mental Health and Physical Health

My journey of health and fitness begins a bit differently than most.  I did not gain a lot of weight while pregnant with Skeeter.  Since I had gestational diabetes, I monitored everything I ate.  I gained twenty-one pounds with her. … Continue reading

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Fitness Fridays: Week 2 of PiYo

I am sitting with my planner, a copy of my 10k training program, and the PiYo program. I am loving PiYo for the strength and flexibility. I am running four times a week as part of my 10k program. Traditional … Continue reading

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Fitness Friday: My mini trainers

I had no idea how much of an influence my journey towards health and fitness had on my little ladies.  Munch and Skeeter are my biggest cheerleaders and my most ruthless personal trainers.  After getting in an abbreviated two-mile run … Continue reading

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Fitness Fridays: Missing Motivation

So friends, I have a confession.  I started the 21 day fix program, and I did not complete it. Somewhere along the way allergies got the best of me.  I stayed up too late, and I lost all my momentum. … Continue reading

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Fitness Fridays: Back in the Saddle

Now that we are in the post production phase of Listen To Your Mother Milwaukee, the pace is much slower now.  I am not trying to remember all the last-minute details that go into putting together a production.  As a … Continue reading

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Fitness Fridays: Still on a Race High

        I am still beaming two weeks after my race.  I felt exhilarated and confident.  Running has given me so much.  It has become a moving meditation, an effective weapon in my self-care toolbox, and a new-found … Continue reading

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