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A good day to run!!! Belated weekend wrap up!

I decided to be smart and take a week off after running the Gasparilla half marathon the last weekend of February (click the link to read my recap), which turned out to be a week AND a half off since I was still recovering from this past weekend. Keep reading and you’ll understand why… Saturday night… Continue reading A good day to run!!! Belated weekend wrap up!

Deployment thoughts · weekend wrap up

4th Annual Chicago Christmas Staycation/Weekend wrap up!

This year marks the 4th year we went to the city to celebrate early Christmas.  In years past we’ve stayed at The Palmer House, Knickerbocker, and The Drake and enjoyed each hotel immensely.  This has become a family tradition that is cherished by our family. The Drake holds a special place in our hearts so this… Continue reading 4th Annual Chicago Christmas Staycation/Weekend wrap up!

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Thanksgiving/Anniversary weekend wrap up in photos

This past weekend was a much needed weekend filled with a few of my favorite things.  Family, food, and wine.  I couldn’t honestly have asked for a better 4 days off.  I didn’t run a single mile last week, and I am totally cool with that.  My priorities have shifted greatly, and with this shift… Continue reading Thanksgiving/Anniversary weekend wrap up in photos

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Running long, cooking slow, and Lily Trotter sock review!

As most of you know, I had 19 miles on deck this weekend for my week 13 of marathon training.  While I normally prefer to run my short runs by myself, the thought of running 19 miles solo was not giving me peace of mind.  Add in the forecast of 50-60% chance of thunderstorms and… Continue reading Running long, cooking slow, and Lily Trotter sock review!