Race Recap

When I found out I was pregnant, I was determined to continue working out. I had heard many people say they didn’t have the energy, it was uncomfortable or their doctor told them to stop. Until I had any of these signs, I planned to live my life as I had with the except of […]

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Commemorating life milestones is something we all do. From pictures or artwork to jewelry, we like to have memories of our greatest accomplishments in clear view. I have my college diploma framed somewhere. I have a bracelet my mom got me for my 30th birthday that I wear every day. And now I have this… […]

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Today in Boston, the sun in shining and my legs are screaming. Oh what a difference 24 hours makes. Here is part 2 of my marathon recap. You can read part 1 here. The Start At the starting line, there was a sign to my hometown. Made me smile despite the nerves. I was in […]

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I finished running the Boston Marathon today in 3 hours and 57 minutes – hitting my goal by just 3 minutes! I still can’t believe I did it. Let’s start at the beginning…  On Sunday morning I woke up at 3 am for some stupid sale you might have heard of… #LillyForTarget. I should have […]

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Read part 1 of my Chicago Marathon recap here. As the gun went off, my heart rate soared with excitement. I was doing this. I was running this damn marathon even if I had to walk the last 6 miles. I knew I followed my plan religiously and had to trust “the training.”  I wasn’t […]

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After training for over 4 months, yesterday I completed my first marathon in 4:17:42. Below is part 1 of my recap… Flying To Chicago on Friday, October 10th I did not miss one training run. My coach Jess was great at modifying my program to my schedule. My body was ready for this race. However, […]

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Got a big race coming up this weekend and not sure what to bring in your race day bag? I’ve got you covered from breakfast to your flip flops for the after party.  Breakfast Everyone is different. Eat what works for your stomach. Nerves can take away your appetite so if you are just running […]

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If you are reading this post and wondering where my StitchFix Luna Vacay Recap is, I goofed inserting a link so here is the CORRECT link to read it here. On Sunday, I ran the Inaugural Runner’s World Heartbreak Hill Half Marathon just outside Boston in Chestnut Hill. I didn’t know I was running the […]

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On Saturday, I completed the Disney Wine and Dine Half Marathon. I had one of the best race experiences and despite stopping for pictures with Disney characters along the way, finished under 2 hours! The race starts at 10pm on Saturday night so race day prep took some strategizing. For brunch, I had an omelet, […]

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Day two  in Disney started with sleeping in until 9, blogging quick and then heading out to a busy day at the ESPN Wide World of Sports center. We started at the expo where runners could pick up their packets. I bought a pack of Rocktane Gu for the half marathon but was temped to […]

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