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01
2014

Racing and Parenting: Running as a Family

Today was the Coyote Hills 5K/10K/Half Marathon and a run I had been looking forward to since last October, when I registered my husband and I for the race. It was out first race in 2014 as a family, and the first race for me altogether. The holidays had been a bit of a rough patch for my running an...

01
01
2014

2013: My Year of Shifting and Grinding Gears

My 2013 has been a year of many changes. Just as I was getting comfortable or hitting my stride, something will shift beneath my feet. It could be a terrible bout of the flu that hits the family, having to move (and buy and sell a house in the process), dealing with change in my husband’s, get...

24
10
2013

Refocusing on Fat Loss Goal

Since my experience with under-resting (or overtraining), I decided that my focus will be on getting stronger. I want to gain more muscle, get stronger, and avoid injury. I have been fairly successful at avoiding the level of injury since last summer. I have not had symptoms of under-resting except...

24
10
2013

Healthy Is Not What You Weigh

I have to remind myself “Healthy is not what you weigh” and not to mind the scale too much… especially since I have been focused on strength training. Here’s a good video I found recently that I want to share.

10
10
2013

Fitbit Flex vs. Nike Fuelband

I recently decided to get the new Fitbit Flex. I had previously used the Fitbit Ultra, which is no longer available for sale because they have new models now. Instead Fitbit Ultra, Fitbit now has its successor as the Fitbit One, or you can choose the Fitbit Flex, which is wearable on the wrist. Here...