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February Wrap-Up & March Goals

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And just like that, February is over and we are onto to March.  I had 7 lofty goals for my Fitness February but I am sad to say that I didn’t achieve all of them.  L ended up getting the … Continue reading

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Zapped Race Enthusiasm

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I think NYCM 2012 zapped my race enthusiasm.  Well, I don’t think, I know.  Gahhh NYCM 2012! Right after Lucas was born (like 5 minutes), I asked the doctor when I can start running again because I had NYCM to … Continue reading

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2012 Running Recap & 2013 Running Goals

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2012 was the year of the post-baby running comeback and I managed to run 763 miles in 6 months.  I ran 17 races including 5 half marathons & 1 25k.   In September 2012, I ran a personal worst at … Continue reading

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A Resolution

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The week of and the week following what would have been NYC Marathon week, I was obsessed with the “what ifs”.   What if they don’t give us a refund?  What if they only allow runners to run next year’s … Continue reading

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A Runner’s Confessions

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I have heard people refer to runners as a “weird bunch”.  I have to admit that sometimes we are.  We wake up really early to run 26.2 miles, we spend hours on Saturdays or Sundays running double-digits and we don’t … Continue reading

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Moving On From NYCM 2012

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Thank you for all the warm wishes over this past week.  Our power finally came back on Saturday afternoon and our house recovery could begin.  Little man creates so much laundry and without power, that laundry really piles up! On … Continue reading

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It’s Marathon Week

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It’s finally here.  The week that I’ve been thinking about since I hit the defer button on my 2011 marathon entry.  The week that I’ve been training for since Mr. L was born.  It’s finally NYC Marathon week!  Marathon week … Continue reading

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Here We Go Again????

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Last August our house flooded because of Hurricane Irene Last October we lost power for 4 days and missed Halloween due to a freak October snowstorm. This year, Hurricane Sandy threatens to cancel Halloween again, possibly flood our house and … Continue reading

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3 Weeks To NYC Marathon

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11 more days till NYC Marathon…just 11 more days.  11 days is nothing.  11 days ago I was dancing the night away at a friend’s wedding and gearing up for the Shades of Death Half Marathon.  11 days ago feels … Continue reading

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Trying New Gear Out Before Race Day

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You can’t pick up a running magazine, read a running blog or talk to a running expert without them giving you the advice…”don’t try anything new on race day”. Well, I admit, I totally have.   I’ve worn new running … Continue reading

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