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Cookie: 20 weeks + Race Recap

Written:  Thursday, 11/10 How we’re growing?:  At 20 weeks, baby’s about the length of a banana (or the size of a gameboy!  Remember those?!) and nearly one full pound!  The bump is definitely growing… How I’m feeling? / What we’re up to?:  These last couple weeks have been so full of awesome, that all my… Continue reading Cookie: 20 weeks + Race Recap

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Cookie: 14 weeks

Written:  Thursday, 9/29 At 13 weeks, Cookie was the size of “Nemo,” and by 14 weeks, has grown into a “Cinderella mouse!”  We’re also officially in the second trimester!  My little baby bump is getting more obvious, though I’m still disguising it under big, flowy shirts most of the time. How I’m feeling?/What we’re up… Continue reading Cookie: 14 weeks

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LA Marathon 2016 Race Recap

We just got home from the best weekend in Los Angeles.  We celebrated Liv’s third birthday, spectated the Olympic Marathon Trials, celebrated Jared’s and my sixth wedding anniversary (plus Valentine’s Day), and I ran my first Boston Qualifier at the LA Marathon! So so so much awesomeness! Let’s work backwards though, starting with the LA… Continue reading LA Marathon 2016 Race Recap

Carlsbad Marathon · marathon · motivation · race recap

Carlsbad Marathon 2016 Race Recap

The Carlsbad Marathon holds some of the best and most challenging race memories for me.  It’s fitting that it’s such a breathtakingly beautiful, but tough course.  Before recapping 2016, let’s look back… 2010 – 4:14:30 (9:43/mile) – Jared and I ran the full marathon, three weeks before we got married on the beach in Carlsbad (and… Continue reading Carlsbad Marathon 2016 Race Recap