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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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Race Recap: Baltimore Half Marathon (or, how I did NOT meet my one and only goal)

Oh, Baltimore.  How you crushed my poor little heart. Okay, so that’s a bit overdramatic considering I didn’t really think of Saturday’s Half Marathon as a race, but more of a training run.  I was using it to prep for … Continue reading

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Today in Almost English: This page belongs to Dinner Menu.

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Well How About That!

I certainly didn’t intend to PR my half marathon this weekend, but that’s what I did. I bested my time by a full 7 minutes and 5 seconds. Go me! And that was on a course that would never be described … 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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Yes, you do forget how to ride a bike.

Every time I someone say “Oh, it’s just like riding a bike. You never forget how to do it.” I have to resist the urge to tell the following story, mostly because it makes me sound like a complete idiot. … Continue reading

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