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Tough Mudder

In the interest of catching up over the's time to talk about Tough Mudder.... We went as a team of 16 to Poplar Bluff, MO back in October to complete our first Tough Mudder experience...there were highs and lows... Continue Reading →


A Season Of Firsts

Needless to say I am lightyears behind in my blogging, but it is not for lack of good times or great races...quite the opposite...the business of life has gotten a little large in comparison to my careful retelling of the... Continue Reading →


Two Weekends..... Two Races..... Two Chances to Practice what I LOVE!!!!! I am pretty terrible at remembering to take pictures during my (sometimes dismal) attempts at Triathlon...I am still in the newbie realm that requires me to focus intently on... Continue Reading →

Facing Fears and Earning Swag

RUNNING ESSENTIALS: SET A GOAL When starting any new health or fitness routine it helps to set real, tangible, trackable goals to help you stay motivated and on a schedule. I am ruled by the need to have something exciting... Continue Reading →

A Run To The Mailbox…

RUNNING ESSENTIALS: BUILDING YOUR BASE So now that we have covered the importance of properly fitting shoes and good form we can move onto building your base through intervals...getting a simple test...regardless of speed, how long can you run... Continue Reading →

Good Form Running—Picking Up Speed

This is a blog I follow and while she's talking specifically about Newton running shoes, the concepts are the same as the 'Running Essentials, Cadence' post on Everydayactive from Tuesday...point of clarity, 90BPM is one full stride, 180BPM is every... Continue Reading →

Running Essentials 101

I have been inspired by a friend to write about Running Essentials for Beginners...only because over time I have acquired some information that I really could have used from the start of my relationship with running. Now don't get me... Continue Reading →

Humble Pie

So I have no other explanation for my recent attempt at a triathlon than complete and utter misery followed by large doses of embarrassment! The problem with this scenario probably began long before the race did...a little issue called expectation!... Continue Reading →

Learning the Ropes

So the purpose of this humble blog is to demonstrate and elaborate about a real life effort to be active, fit and healthy....everyday. There's no preaching here, only successes and failures of an average girl who desires a lifestyle reflecting... Continue Reading →

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