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Sometimes all you need is words of encouragement

Sometimes in life all we need is words of support and encouragement from family and friends to achieve goals or at least make attempts to achieve it. I am no different, I like the notion of thinking that my friends … Continue reading

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I dream of vacations

It’s 5.30 am on Saturday morning and I am as usual sitting at my computer while the things bake for the farmers market. As much as I love going to the farmers market, I am going to enjoy 2 weeks … Continue reading

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Life is sometimes a roller coaster ride and I need to jump off

It has been weeks since I have sat down to write. The thoughts for posts constantly float in my head, however, sitting down to put it down on here has been the challenging part. I wish I could say I … Continue reading

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13.1 miles of running and I finally feel like I belong

The sun is hiding behind the clouds on this Sunday morning, despite that, the humidity  seems to be at its utmost, while I stand with hundreds of others waiting for the gun to go off and the running to start. … Continue reading

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I am no quitter

Here I stand with hundreds of others at the start line for the first half marathon I am running for 2015.  We all had the same insane idea of waking up at crack of dawn to go run 13.1 miles. … Continue reading

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I met you in the summer

A few days ago someone asked me what was the most memorable thing about my summer that did not involve running or baking. I had to take a while to think about it and unfortunately I realized that the highlight … Continue reading

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I rocked & I rolled to the end

The race is run and I live again to tell the tale of my 13.1 mile run. I had a choice between 13.1 miles or making a trip to Alaska with a friend, however, for whatever reason punishing myself by … Continue reading

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The eve of the half-marathon

I sit here carb loading for my race tomorrow, the excitement is building and I feel ready to get this pre-race jitters over with. The fact that I did 10 miles a few days ago somehow has made a huge … Continue reading

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