HONESTY

2016 in Review: Life

Honesty
At the beginning of December, I sat down to write a blog post thinking hmmmm, I could do a review of the year, but it’s not over yet! We still have 1/12 to go, and so much could happen! But then suddenly I am in my final blog week of 2016, and I haven’t even…
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When the Soreness Has Faded

Honesty
With each marathon I have done, the soreness has lasted less time, which is a good sign, right? Well yes, you don’t look like you have been beaten up while you walk around, and of course, not being in pain is good…although a sick part of me kind of likes the post marathon soreness, as…
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Show Those Race Week Workouts Who Is BOSS!

Honesty, Training Tips
If you have been reading for a while, you will know that I usually write what is on my heart at the time I sit down to write. I don’t think of a topic ahead of time, I literally just start writing, and see where it goes. I have found that for me, Saturday mornings are the…
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The Privilege of Exhaustion and Chasing Your Dreams

Honesty
I am not sure why, but these past few weeks I have really struggled with what to write about. I feel awkward just talking about myself and what I am doing all the time. I don’t want to become one of those websites where I just tell you about my day. I want you to be…
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Why We ALL Need to Throw Away the Scale NOW!

Honesty, Training Tips
It seems almost comical that this is the post I came up with this week. I always used to see posts like this and think PSHHH whatever! Using a scale doesn’t work for you, but it DOES work for me. It keeps me in check, and keeps me on track to reach my racing weight for…
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Your Health is More Important Than Anything Else

Honesty
I have noticed a theme among friends and family lately….well, actually myself too. Maybe it is one of those things where once you start to notice it, it seems like everyone around you is doing it, or it is everywhere you go. Either way, I like it. I have put more of a focus on…
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Why It is Okay if You Do Not Miss Running

Honesty, Training Tips
I will share a bit more about what we will be doing over the next few weeks, but for today, I wanted to talk about something that others may go through that we feel too embarrassed to share about. What if you take your time off running, and you do not really miss it? During my…
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Why Are We So Mean to Ourselves, But So Loving to Others?

Honesty
I am in my reflection phase right now. After a season of training, during my time off, I always think back over how things have gone. The mistakes I have made, and what I can do better as we move forward. I am excited to move into marathon training for California International on December 4th,…
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