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7 Things About Me (aka Chain Letters Still Exist)

Just before the holidays, the lovely Brigid from Live, Breathe, Huzzah! tagged me in the newest form of “chain letters” where you share 7 things about yourself and have others do the same. Thankfully, this form of chain letter is … Continue reading

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Laura’s Marine Corps Marathon race recap (finally!)

I’ve been putting off writing my race recap, mostly because I’ve been trying to make sense of it all 1 , . I thought I’d feel a giant sense of accomplishment from finishing, but the only feeling I really have is … Continue reading

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Probably incredibly stupid.

Not me. I’m not stupid. Well, I am sometimes. But that’s not what I’m referring to right now. I’m talking about my training plan for the Marine Corps Marathon, my first ever marathon, which will be on October 30. I started out … Continue reading

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Ankle braces galore!

Six weeks before my first full marathon, the Marine Corps Marathon, I started to develop peroneal tendonitis. For those of you who aren’t MDs or haven’t had this problem before, peroneal tendonitis is an overuse injury, where the tendons that … Continue reading

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I’m baa-aack!

I’m baaa-aack!  And not in the creepy, horror-movie kind of way.  Anyway, here’s the news: I got back on the treadmill tonight! Sure it was only two miles, but it was TWO WHOLE MILES.  I totally get brownie points.  😀 … Continue reading

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Three Things Thursday: Welcome to crazytown.

 I’m getting antsy.  Not the “Oh, I should really do something this evening antsy” – – but more like the “Ohmigawd, I really want to lace up the trainers right now but I can’t so I’ll surf the web” kind … Continue reading

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In which I make a bad decision and try to ruin my own marathon training.

Let’s be fair, here.  I’m not usually a risk taker.  Sure, I do a few activities that aren’t exactly… typical. And on Tuesday, I decided to try Extreme Trampoline at a place called Rebounderz in Sterling, Virginia.  Wall to wall … Continue reading

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