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Oct
15

Breaking Through 20 Miles: Lessons from Marathon Training

No doubts here! Twenty miles didn’t seem so bad the second time around.  The first time I ran that far, I was in doubt whether I could do it or not. This time, I knew I could do it just like I did a few weeks before. I anticipated a […]



Oct
01

Stay Humble: Lessons from Marathon Training

Things Don’t Always Go as Planned. Have you ever had something planned and certain circumstances got in the way? One thing I love about my marathon training is my schedule. I know exactly what distance I am running each day, and I even have my rest days scheduled in. I […]



Sep
30

My First Half Marathon Finish

Goal: Finish a Half Marathon I started this year saying it was my year to be fearless and conquer my first half marathon. I accomplished that goal on Saturday August 23,2014! I didn’t just finish it, but I finished it well! My time for the 13.1 miles through a course […]



Sep
04

Running Support from Others: Lessons from Marathon Training

Running: A Metaphor for Life Running can be a metaphor for life, I hear this all the time. This weekend, I witnessed it along a beautiful trail. A New Mindset for Running Another week down! I wrapped up another week of my marathon training. This week was completely different than […]



Aug
29

Prepare Yourself : Lessons from Marathon Training

Definition of a Journey I am amazed at the parallels I see in my running journey when compared to my weight loss journey.  A journey is the act or instance of traveling from one place to another according to Webster’s definition. To me, the definition makes it seem simple and […]