It is never too late

I have only been what I consider to be a “runner” for about 2 1/2 years. When I was a young child I studied ballet and dance, played sports, and was generally active. In high school I focused on field hockey, and as a younger adult I went back to …

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First Five for Friday!

I am happy to share my first #fiveforfriday post! Believe it or not, I have thought alot about this and love to read what others share each Friday. This week I found myself reflecting on what makes me happy, what I struggle with, and where I hope to be. It …

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What I Learned: Beer Runners

Today was supposed to be my first long training run for Wallis Sands Half Marathon, but since it was only a 6 miler, I decided to register for Portsmouth Beer Week’s Beer Run inspired run sponsored by 2 Beer Guys, Runner’s Alley, and Redhook Brewary. The fun 3 or 5 …

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My goals are my goals

I like things to be neat and tidy, and when my life is messy and things aren’t clear and the path is twisty and bumpy, I need to find a way to make sense of it all. I need to go through this sometimes messy, lengthy, uncomfortable  process myself. I …

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What I Learned: Snowshoeing

Finally we had a beautiful, warm (30’s) sunny day yesterday! I was torn between going for  myfirst outdoor run in 3 weeks, or trying out my snowshoes for the first time. I decided to go with the snowshoeing. I am not a huge risk taker-it takes me months, sometimes, to …

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New Year, Same Goals

Now that we are well into February, I find myself thinking about my fitness goals for the year. Last year my goal was to run 14 races in 2014, I actually ended up running 16, 3 of which were half marathons, and managed to pull that off while taking 2 …

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