Fit Friday: My Starting Place

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  Fit Friday…on Saturday. I wanted to wait for my first official day of marathon training. It was hot… Muggy… Sticky… and I was slow. 😉 Well, it’s official. I started with a new running group today. We ran 3 miles to determine our pace. The run was to identify our...

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Fit Friday: Wings to Guns

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Okay so the title of this post may be a bit drastic. …or…extremely drastic… But any of you with arms that look nothing like the First Lady or Angela Bassett will get my drift. I have wings. Yes, I’m sharing this with the world and frankly I’m cool with...

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Fit Friday: Just Keep Swimming

Just Keep Swimming - Fit Friday

  Real talk… Your girl is tired! **wiping chlorine saturated water from my brow** Fit Friday will not…and I repeat…WILL NOT turn into a whining segment. Today, just today I’m giving myself permission to say this week was hard. I wanted to stop. I want cheese. My body is aching so...

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Fit Friday: Run My Own Race

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  I arrived at 5:05am. Too early. You know, that nervous, first day of school, kind of nervous. I had no idea what I should expect from this “swimming class” but I was super nervous. And it didn’t help that the desk clerk added his additional comments to my...

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Fit Friday: Cheese Wasted

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  Did you ever see that movie where a group of fathers were standing around reliving “the good ole days” and “getting wasted” entered the conversation? Here’s the clip… Chocolate Wasted (Can’t see the video? Click HERE to view online.) Well I feel like I want to get...

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Fit Friday: 21 Day Vegan Challenge

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I am sitting thinking of what to type. I feel like saying “deja vu”. Like this moment occurred before…and it’s probably because it has. This blog/website has always been about my life and hobbies. For the past couple of years my yarncrafts have dominated my posting activity, which is...

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