{Mostly Running} Highlights of 2013

Well its the last day of 2013! I think this year has gone really fast, but I also feel like so much has happened. Overall, I would say it was a really good year. I have been thinking lately about my year in running. I feel like I am a much different runner than I […]

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Happy Holidays!

I have been totally MIA from the blog world lately, and its been kind of nice. I survived a full week of traveling and used the time to disconnect from the internet for a little bit. I thought I would check in today with a summary of the past week. All the craziness started last […]

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10 Minute Around the World Stability Ball Workout

This morning I couldn’t sleep past 4:30 am (on a Saturday!). I am usually an early riser, but this was a little crazy even for me. I might just be excited to see all my college friends at a wedding tonight, or maybe I wanted to make sure I got my run in before the […]

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Garmin Forerunner 620 Review

Since July 2011, I had been using the Garmin 405cx for all of my outdoor running. I also owned a heart rate monitor, but usually didn’t run with it on because it would cause chafing. I did use the heart rate monitor for indoor workouts, with the GPS turned off. I received the Forerunner 620 […]

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Blogger Holiday Gift Exchange

A few weeks ago, I read about the Blogger Holiday Gift Exchange that is being hosted by Michelle from A Healthy Mrs. source As a relatively new blogger, I was excited for the opportunity to connect with some other bloggers! We didn’t need to mail our gift until December 15th, but Michelle said we could […]

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Jingle Bell 5k Race Recap

On Saturday Rob and I ran our last race of 2013: The Jingle Bell 5k run/walk for Arthritis. source The course took place in Ellicott City, around Centennial Park. We got there by 8:20, even though the start wasn’t until 9:30, because we didn’t know how parking would be. We got one of the last […]

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Core Focused Total Body Workout

I finally made it back to the gym this week after a few months away. There were lots of “excuses” including all the running for upcoming races and the broken finger. But now that the fall running season is pretty much over, I decided it was time to cut back on my mileage and get […]

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Running, Wine, and Thanksgiving in Cape Coral

I spent the past 6 days in Cape Coral, Florida, at my in-laws new house there. They live in Cleveland, and my sister-in-law and her husband live in Arkansas, so Florida was the perfect place for us to all meet to celebrate Thanksgiving! I got in an easy 30 minute run before I left on […]

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