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The Final Forty — Losing weight, one mile at a time

Goofy Challenge Training…And Where I’ve Been

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Okay, so, I suck. I haven't posted in awhile. And while I've been reading blogs, I haven't done a lot of commenting...so, in the blogosphere, that pretty much means I've fallen off the face of the Earth. Sorry, guys! But I'm back now, and wanted … [Continue reading]

Race Recap: Philadelphia Marathon (Todd’s Perspective)

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Hey, guys! Thanks so much for all the well wishes and congratulations on Todd's marathon -- he really appreciates it! (He does stalk my blog constantly, I can assure you...he just doesn't actually comment much, haha). So since I posted my recap of … [Continue reading]

Spectating the Philadelphia Marathon

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Hey guys! This weekend, Todd and I were in Philadelphia so he could take on his second 26.2: the Philadelphia Marathon! Since I'm still mentally recovering from the New York City Marathon, I chose to be a lazy bum and not run this race -- or even … [Continue reading]

Top 10 Lessons Learned from NYCM

Hi, everyone! Thank you all so much for the supportive comments on my New York City Marathon race recap (in case you missed it, you can find it right HERE.) You guys are the best! So even though the race is over, I'm still prancing around in my … [Continue reading]

Race Recap: New York City Marathon

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Happy Friday, all! So I'm finally here with my recap of the New York City Marathon! Let's start from the beginning. I woke up at the asscrack of dawn (3:30am) to get ready. Todd, being the fabulous man that he is, was going to drive me the 45 … [Continue reading]

New York City Marathon 2014: I DID IT!

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First and foremost, thank you all for the support and encouragement you've given me in the weeks/months leading up to the race, and the real-time support on Twitter/Facebook yesterday! I really appreciate it! I'll be working on my recap over the … [Continue reading]

New York City Marathon: The Expo, My Costume, and Final Thoughts

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So, I ventured into the city to attend the New York City Marathon expo yesterday. I think that kind of makes this whole thing real! I can't believe it's almost here. In some ways, I feel like I've been training for this race forever...and in … [Continue reading]

Race Recap: Hershey Half Marathon

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Hey, guys! Todd and I ran the Hershey Half Marathon this past Sunday. We had an awesome time, and better yet, this weekend's 13.1 was TRULY my last "long run" for my New York City Marathon training...because I "only" have to run 8 this weekend! We … [Continue reading]

20 Miles DONE…New York, Here I Come!

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Hey, guys! Since apparently I've given up on posting full weekly workout recaps (you're not missing much, believe me), I wanted to at least drop in and share an update on the last long run of my New York City Marathon training! Today seemed like … [Continue reading]

19 Miles and My Thai Kickboxing Black Belt

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Hey, guys! I wanted to drop in and share some updates on two fronts: my New York City Marathon training (obviously) and this weekend's other big news. I'm officially a black belt in Muay Thai kickboxing. :) For the past couple of months, if I … [Continue reading]