8 miles @ 8:55 pace.  All of the bugs in the county were out and hitting me in the face the entire time.

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She gets just as excited for breakfast as I do.

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After Andrew was done with his shift we hit the road to go down south.

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We drove straight without stopping until dinner.

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Pizza, pasta and water… my favorite pre-long run meal.

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Staying at our family’s house and the kids are loving it.

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Time to go the farthest I have gone in 22 months—>  AHHHHHHHHHH!

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It’s going to be a little bit warm.

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Be your own fangirl this weekend!  (from Kara’s book)

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And now it is less than 50 days away… 49!

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Andrew’s all ready with his bike to accompany me today….  w/u, 3 x 3 miles fastish, 3 minute recovery jogs, c/d.

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I’m excited to have him pass me a cold water bottle whenever I need a drink!

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Have a great Saturday!!


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I think we all suffered a bit of a bday hangover when we woke up Thursday morning.   Getting out to run was a bit more tough than usual but it happened. 8 miles @ 8:38 average pace.  Another 8 miles today and I am going to take it really easy so that I can … Continue Reading

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Really quick post today because I need to go back to sleep since I’ve only slept 19 of the past 24 hours;) Thursday and Friday I felt off and I thought it was from all of the smoke in the air.  I set out on my run yesterday and with each mile I felt worse. … Continue Reading