Monthly Archives: June 2011

A manifesto for slow runners…

Sometimes, it’s all about perspective. I read Candice’s blog entry from yesterday, which links to this entry by Marcia, and it highlighted something I’ve been thinking about ever since I started running last year. I’m a slow runner.  I’m slower … Continue reading

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One Recipe Can Change Your Life

OMG, you guys, go read this post by Pioneer Woman RIGHT NOW.  I knew when I saw this iced coffee recipe that Sean would love it.  And he made it straightaway.  And now I am hooked. Hot coffee disagrees with … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday, courtesy of Rice Paper restaurant and rain

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Whirlwind weekend

They all seem to be, these days.  Sean and I started off the weekend with Date Night on Friday night.  The last one we did was before we got the puppy. Now that we’re all a little more acclimated, we … Continue reading

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Keeping the beat…

I can’t stop listening to my 13.1 playlist.  I made the perfect playlist and I keep listening to it because it brings a smile to my face as I remember how great I felt out there running and racewalking the … Continue reading

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Mostly-Wordless Wednesday (from Tuesday)

  http://www.fitthisgirl.com/2011/06/wordless-wednesday-truth.html

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Minneapolis Half-Marathon Race Report

I love when I get to see a home game at Target Field and the Twins win.  The fireworks go off over the scoreboard, and U2’s “Beautiful Day” plays over the PA while we all file out of the stadium, … Continue reading

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Ready for the weekend!

Yesterday was a day of milestones for me.  For one, I was overwhelmed by support from members of the #priorfatpack!  Thanks to all of you!! I did, in fact, find my t-shirt, stuffed in the back of a shelf in … Continue reading

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Less than 3 days to go…

That’s the elevation map for the Minneapolis Half-Marathon. The half-marathon is in less than 3 days.  Commence panic and flail. But this morning, I found my inspiration, and it’s going to help me get through the half-marathon by the time … Continue reading

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