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CIM 2021 Race Recap

On Sunday, I ran marathon #28 in 3:44:42. This was 10-15 minutes slower than I’d worked for, so while I’m bummed about the outcome, it certainly doesn’t diminish what a great journey it’s been — how hard I’ve worked and how far I’ve come over the past two years. After rehabbing a hip injury that took… Continue reading CIM 2021 Race Recap

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BQ · BQ dreams · family · grateful · Leo · Liv · marathon · race recap · Revel Canyon City

REVEL Canyon City 2017 Race Recap

On November 4th, I ran my 23rd marathon — my first since Leo was born in March.  And while it’s long overdue, I wanted to sit down and write out a recap before diving into training for #24. Two weeks before race day, I posted a training recap, and was feeling great!  But that confidence… Continue reading REVEL Canyon City 2017 Race Recap

Carlsbad Marathon · Cookie · family · half marathon · Liv · race recap · run streak

Cookie: 30 weeks + Race Recap

How we’re growing?:  At 30 weeks (gosh, that sounds so far along…) baby’s close to 17 inches, 3.5 lbs., and the size of a cantaloupe! How I’m feeling?:  I’m overly emotional, battling sciatic nerve/low back pain, restless leg, and guys, I. am. so. tired!  You know what baffles me?  Pregnant mamas who sleep well… Speaking… Continue reading Cookie: 30 weeks + Race Recap

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Cookie: 26 weeks

Merry Christmas Eve!  Happy 1st night of Hanukkah!  Whether you’re celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, (or both, like us!), or simply enjoying a peaceful winter weekend, we hope it’s filled with joy and love. How we’re growing?:  Oh baby boy, we are growing!  I’m supposed to be gaining ~1 lb. per week as baby packs on weight,… Continue reading Cookie: 26 weeks