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Looking forward to 2015

I’m hoping to do a 2014 wrap-up/looking forward to 2015 post at some point in the near future, but I think 2015 is off to a good start. I’ve run at least a mile every day of the new year, … Continue reading

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Day 250 Reflections

Today is day 250 of the year, and of my current journey to better health.  As of today, I have mindfully moved 404 miles, with 80 run and 325 walked.  Since January 1, I’ve lost 37.3 lbs at an average rate … Continue reading

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Interconnection, and Doing the Work

“Pull a thread here and you’ll find it’s attached to the rest of the world.” -Nadeem Aslam, The Wasted Vigil Ok, so this round of Whole30 has not been as dedicated as our first round in May.  While I would … Continue reading

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A new 5K PR, and reflecting on the year so far

First, for the most exciting bit of news: I met my goal for 2014 in my first 5k of the year!  I ran the Red Dress Run for Women in 39:54, which is a 12:51 average mile.  As it was … Continue reading

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Whole30 Day 2

Today was my second day on Whole30, and my first day back at work. For those of you who don’t know, I work a grocery co-op that specialized in local and organic foods. So when I say that my days … Continue reading

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Whole 30 Day 1: Getting Back in the Flow

Today was Round 2 Day 1 of Whole30 for me.  It wasn’t a typical day for me because rather than heading to to work I stayed home with the kiddos because Micah had a job interview (fingers crossed!), and Aimee … Continue reading

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Whole30, Redux

Tomorrow, my family and I are embarking on a round of Whole30.  For Aimee and I, it will be our second stint through this eating/behavioral modification plan, and Ian and Micah will be joining us for their first time through … Continue reading

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“What We Are Worshipping, We Are Becoming”

“A person will worship something, have no doubt about that. We may think our tribute is paid in secret in the dark recesses of our hearts, but it will out. That which dominates our imaginations and our thoughts will determine … Continue reading

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Countdown to 2014 Part 2: Operation Blonde and other Challenges for the New Year

Over the past few weeks I’ve been discussing my fitness goals and challenges with my friends and loved ones, and I came to a realization about my motivators.  While lessening joint pain, wanting to be able to more easily carry … Continue reading

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Countdown to 2014 Part 1: Reflections

It’s been a difficult few months, adjusting to life with a new little one in the house.  It’s been especially difficult to adjust to life with both a toddler and a newborn.  Even with four parents and a grandma living … Continue reading

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