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Revel Canyon City Marathon Training Recap

Fourteen weeks ago, I started training for Revel Canyon City — my first post-Leo marathon!  Every week, I’ve thought: “I need to pop on the blog to write about this,” but life with two kids is crazy (and chaotic, and exhausting, and awesome)!  The challenges are never-ending, but I’ve kept up with about 70% of… Continue reading Revel Canyon City Marathon Training Recap

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Rundown: LA Taper and Recovery

The last several weeks have teeter-tottered between feeling completely normal and dreamlike.  I mean, parenting a toddler is very much the same crazy, awesome chaos it was before I BQed… Speaking of the BQ, THANK YOU!!!! for all of the congratulatory messages, excitement, flowers, balloons, and more.  It’s been a dream. While I’m tempted to… Continue reading Rundown: LA Taper and Recovery

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Rundown: Christmas and New Year’s

The past couple weeks of training have been almost as great as our holiday adventures.  Hubs, Liv, and I flew to Cincinnati for Christmas and managed to not get sick until the end of our trip! Monday, 12/21 – 3.2 miles @ 9:26/mile + strength Tuesday, 12/22 – Travel Wednesday, 12/23 – 7.6 miles @… Continue reading Rundown: Christmas and New Year’s

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Rundown: 12/7-12/20/2015

As far as training goes, I’ve gotten a bit off track.  I’ve been busy managing a crazy kid (who hates to sleep), managing myself (who doesn’t function well without sleep… zzz…), celebrating Hanukkah, working, and watching 2015 slip by too quickly! We transitioned Liv to a “big girl bed” in November and she’s still not… Continue reading Rundown: 12/7-12/20/2015

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Rundown: Thanksgiving 2015

Thanksgiving was well over a week ago, but we’re just getting back into the swing of things after our holiday in Chicago. We packed so much fun, family, and food into our never-long-enough visit to my hubby’s hometown.  We ate Lou Malnati’s famous pizza and Portillo’s.  We had lunch in the Walnut Room, visited Millennium… Continue reading Rundown: Thanksgiving 2015