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Throwback Thursday–The second time I quit running

The second time I quit running was after college in 2009. It wasn't intentional, it was accidental and I didn't stop running entirely but I did stop competing. It happened gradually and I almost didn't notice it--I didn't notice it. After I graduated from college I kept running. I decided to train as if nothing… Continue reading Throwback Thursday–The second time I quit running

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Throwback Thursday–Stupid things I once did, specifically related to running

*From the ages of 14-19 I refused to wear pants or tights when running outside in the winter. My legs would turn beat red and I would be very sore--I probably almost experienced frost bite. I now wear pants and tights when running outside in the winter. I also wear gloves, a headband or hat,… Continue reading Throwback Thursday–Stupid things I once did, specifically related to running

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Throwback Thursday–The time I got 7 stitches in my hand and then ran 3 miles at 1:30am

I once got a fancy chopping knife for Christmas--thanks Dad! Unfortunately, the first thing I cut with it was my fingers! In 2010 my Dad decided he was going to buy me a fancy chopping or kitchen knife every year for Christmas and that lasted for exactly one year. Because I was working 60-80 hours… Continue reading Throwback Thursday–The time I got 7 stitches in my hand and then ran 3 miles at 1:30am

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Throwback Thursday–Thanksgiving edition or how I met Phil

I don't have a specific thanksgiving story to tell. Most thanksgivings usually go the same in my family....We spend time together and eat. Instead I'm going to tell a story about something that happened that I am thankful for.....meeting Phil. This story isn't that exciting. Most people seem to think we have this fantastic love… Continue reading Throwback Thursday–Thanksgiving edition or how I met Phil

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Throwback Thursday–The time my xc team won nationals

8 years ago my cross country team won the NJCAA DIII National Championship. We were also the first women's team in the history of the college to win a national championship. I decided it was a good idea to "throwback" to November 11th, 2006 because thinking about this day always makes me happy but also… Continue reading Throwback Thursday–The time my xc team won nationals

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Throwback Thursday–Running Reflections 2011–>present

Fall 2011- Ran at club xc nationals in Seattle. Competed unattached. Ran horrible. Spring 2012- Doing workouts alone Spring 2012- Ordered my first sparkly soul headband July 2012- Competed at club track nationals in Nebraska alone. No team. Ran horrible. August 2012- Redemption race. Won a local 5k. Fall 2012- Donated every pair of old… Continue reading Throwback Thursday–Running Reflections 2011–>present