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Alton Half Marathon 2015 Recap

Last weekend I did something that I honestly never thought I'd be capable of... I completed the Alton Half Marathon, which was my first half marathon ever! When I registered for the Alton Half Marathon, I was beyond excited for several … [Read more...]

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7 Reasons Exercise Alone Won’t Give You The Results You Want

One of the things that I've learned over the last year, in my journey to fitness, is that wellness is not the product of a single step. Getting fit and healthy requires a comprehensive lifestyle that addresses a variety of different aspects.  Don't … [Read more...]

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Set SMART Fitness Goals

I told you recently that instead of  making resolutions, I am setting 2015 SMART goals for myself.  I prefer to set SMART goals, as opposed to making resolutions, and then work to achieve them.  This last hear, I set SMART fitness goals, in addition … [Read more...]

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Advocare 24 Day Challenge Day 23

The last time I checked in with you on my Advocare 24 Day Challenge was before Thanksgiving.   When I said I was fairly certain I'd be able to make it through turkey day without gobbling too much, I had NO idea I'd be sick the whole holiday!  We … [Read more...]

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Advocare 24 Day Challenge Day 16

Woot!  I've made it to Day 16 of the Advocare 24 Day Challenge!  I got up bright and early this morning so Hubs could take my pictures and I could share this.  I am really excited about these changes.   In 16 days, I've lost 5.6 pounds … [Read more...]

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Advocare 24 Day Challenge Day 11

My intention was to post an update on my Advocare 24 Day Challenge on Day 10.   Tuesdays are our busy days, though, with homeschool co-op during the day and then the kids have AWANA in the evening.  So, that didn't happen.  Anyway!  I'm here now, and … [Read more...]

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Advocare 24 Day Challenge Day 5

I mentioned in my Advocare 24 Day Challenge Day 1 post that I would be sharing my progress as I go through the AdvoCare 24 Day Challenge.  Today is Day 5, so I thought I'd check in and let you know how things are going. When I started, I had … [Read more...]

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Advocare 24 Day Challenge Day 1

I mentioned yesterday, in my The Skippo Trail Race 10K 2014 post, that I was starting the AdvoCare 24 Day Challenge today.  I started using AdvoCare products last month, when I ordered a bottle of AdvoCare Catalyst and some Spark from a friend.  I … [Read more...]

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The Skippo Trail Race 10K 2014 @bigriverrunning

I am seriously excited to tell you all that I completed The Skippo Trail Race 10K this morning and earned my finishers mug! It was such a wonderful morning for a trail run, too!  The temperature was about 45 degrees, which is just phenomenal for … [Read more...]

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My Accidental 7 Miler

After I ate a quick banana for breakfast, my family piled into our minivan and drove to Castlewood State Park this morning so that I could run 6.2 miles. See, I'm doing a 10K at Castlewood on November 8th, and I've never done a trail run OR a 10K … [Read more...]

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