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Wellness Wednesday – Garmin Vivosport

Guys – I’m excited! I mentioned on Monday that I pulled out my old Garmin Forerunner 310XT that I hadn’t used since 2013. Honestly, I didn’t use it for very long. I’d used a Polar heart rate monitor to track … Continue reading

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Run For Mom 5k

My friend Stephanie and I made a goal to do a 5K together each month for the rest of 2018, and so far, each month has been a bust. In September, she was sick, so I had to do the … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – The 5K and the .5K

I made a goal to do a 5K every month this school year. My 5K for October was the Trick or Trot 5K benefitting the Animal Defense League, on October 20th. Unfortunately, while I was really excited about this 5K, … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Walking and Yoga

Walking and yoga are my two favorite kinds of exercise. Dancing and running fall second in line, but walking and yoga take precedence. However, I discovered something important  over the last six months. About this time last year, my walking … Continue reading

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Running Part 3: Starting Over

Part 1: C25K Part 2: Peak After we moved to Boston in 2014, I pretty much quit running altogether. I hadn’t done much for a year before that move, first because of training injuries, then because of abdominal surgery. After … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Brave Pajama 5K

On Sunday, I participated in my first 5K since March 2016. Yay! I made a goal for this school year to do a 5K each month if possible, and had to go down to the wire for September since vacation … Continue reading

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Running Part 2: Peak

In my last running post, I talked about how I got started running and how I made it to my first 5K. I became addicted to running after that. It wasn’t always fun – wasn’t usually fun – but I … Continue reading

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