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Making New Memories

Making New Memories

In 4 days, I’ll be on my way to Napa for a fabulous racecation with Christine from We Run Disney. I cannot wait for a few days of R&R that includes a Zooma race, which means Mocktail parties, post race yoga, massages, and general girls weekend goodness. Between moving and a big new job that … Continue reading

Taking my own Advice

Taking my own Advice

This week has been tough. Work was nuts, I had zero energy, wasn’t feeling great, and have reached my last nerve living in temporary housing. I have not run all week. And doing 9 miles today is literally the last thing I want to do today. I’d prefer to have blood taken, have dental work … Continue reading

Being honest and starting over

Being honest and starting over

The last few weeks months have been awesome and terrible at the same time. I’ve been traveling more than ever. Stressed beyond belief. And just generally focused on being everything I need and want to be at work, and not focused at all on anything else. This means I’ve let my training slide. I’ve let … Continue reading

#RunHomePGH My Runniversary Goals

#RunHomePGH My Runniversary Goals

Why the Pittsburgh Half Marathon? In the middle of my 2nd year of business school in 2009, I heard that Pittsburgh was bringing back it’s marathon and half marathon after a 5 year hiatus. At the time, I was stressed, had gained some weight, and needed something other than school to focus on. So, although … Continue reading

Preparations have Begun

Preparations have Begun

Knowing that I have exactly 2 weeks before I begin my new job in Chicago is beyond scary. It’s so fast! And is the day after my spring goal half in Pittsburgh. And the week after a crazy week two weeks of travel. 4/21 – Philly 4/22 – Baltimore 4/23 – Philly (in an 8 … Continue reading

Remaining #BostonStrong

Remaining #BostonStrong

After my run yesterday, I settled in to watch some shows I had DVR’d over the last week. It included the 60 Minutes episode with Shalene Flanagan, and the Today Show from April 15th. After reading blog posts, and following so many friends who are in Boston preparing to race or cheer, I was reminded … Continue reading

So… I’ve got good news and I have bad news

So… I’ve got good news and I have bad news

If you’ve been following along on all my different social media outlets, you know I’ve been facing some craziness. I’ve had some big decisions to make, and they stressed me out. I’ve talked to friends, mentors, colleagues, and said more prayers than I’ve said in a long time. The hardest part was that the major … Continue reading