Archive for category: Motivation
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09
2012

Finding a New Rhythm and Getting My Groove Back

I have a new level of veneration for moms who tend to multiple children and their family without the help of family nearby.  Modern life has made motherhood more isolated and difficult in some ways and I am starting to think that maybe co-op and communal living arrangements might have some advantage...

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08
2012

Over-training, Over-reaching, and Under-resting

This week I am cutting back on my exercises. I have been experiencing some symptoms of overtraining, or overreaching, depending on the school of exercise physiology you take side with. For the past 8 weeks, I have combined Hal Higdon’s training for half marathon and Les Mills Pump for strength...

22
07
2012

Finding a Fitness Buddy

The past few weeks since my last post has been a tough one. My little baby Jane is teething again and restful sleep has been hard to come by. I managed to pinch a nerve or hurt a muscle in my shoulder girdle, so it has not been comfortable. I have been working hard on reading as much as possible to...

08
07
2012

Running Races with Stroller and Kids

Today my husband James and I ran the local Eden Run to the Lake race which benefits our local Eden Medical Center, where I gave birth to our daughter Jane last May. This was our first run as a whole family, which involved running with a double stroller with two kids. Now, in spite of really liking t...

06
07
2012

My Hearty Baby Girl Had the Roseola Virus

Finally I can find the time to post a blog post… It has been a crazy two and a half weeks. We started a new schedule for the summer with my son spending more time with me and only going to preschool in the afternoons for a few hours, and my daughter, whose nickname is “Hearty” had...