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Staying healthy at our 9-5’s…

For a lot of us, including myself, a typical weekday involves going into an office, sitting at a desk and staring at a screen for hours and hours on end.  Anyone else get stiff and maybe even sore by the end of the day? I sure do!  Anyone else feel like their 9-5 is more… Continue reading Staying healthy at our 9-5’s…

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Don’t forget to rest!

This is really an open letter to myself because I am at a point in my own fitness journey where it is harder for me to take rest days than it is for me to get up and workout!! That may sound weird.  Heck it sounds weird for me to even say, but it’s true!… Continue reading Don’t forget to rest!

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A little R & R this weekend…

but not the kind you may be thinking! By R & R I mean Running and Rescuing!  😊 On Saturday morning, I completed another really great race, the “Two Fast, Two Furriest” 5k!  As the name might imply, this race went to benefit a local animal shelter in my area. Not only did all the… Continue reading A little R & R this weekend…

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It’s been 1 year!

Happy Anniversary to me and all of you out there as well! According to WordPress, 1 year ago this week I started this blog, having no clue at all what I was doing, but thinking it might be another way to hold myself accountable to the new health and wellness journey I was on as… Continue reading It’s been 1 year!

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Another successful 5k in the books!

Good morning everyone!  I hope you all had a great Labor Day Weekend!  For the most part mine was pretty chill with the highlight probably being the 5k I ran on Saturday morning with my work crew.  This was the third 5k I have run this summer if you count the mud run I did… Continue reading Another successful 5k in the books!

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My first 5k is in the books….

and it was a HUGE SUCCESS!  Well it was a success in the sense that we all finished, got our medals and had a blast along the way!  And really for my first 5k in many, many years that qualifies as a success right?! This past Saturday I ran the Nike 5K Color Run in… Continue reading My first 5k is in the books….

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Why I’m NOT on a health kick…

I'm in fact now living a healthy LIFESTYLE.  There is a big and important difference in those two phrases to me. Over the holiday this past week (Happy Birthday America!!) I met up with some friends to watch the fireworks.  One of my friends who I had not see in a while commented that after… Continue reading Why I’m NOT on a health kick…