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Larissa D. Stephanoff

Missouri 65201
Facebook controls my life. Social media govern my days. Such is the fate of a social media and web administrator. Or, my preferred title, an online community manager. Sounds much more interesting. So how do I relax? Turning the computer off and hitting the pavement. I am a... Full Bio
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Breaking up with food by Larissa D. Stephanoff Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Remember:  Follow Piloting Paper Airplanes  at it’s new home. I will stop checking this wordpress.com blog sometime in April. Cheers, After a tumultuous relati ... Read on »
What makes me powerful by Larissa D. Stephanoff Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Remember: Follow Piloting Paper Airplanes at it’s new home. I will stop checking this wordpress.com blog sometime in April. Cheers, Some days (weeks?) I just n ... Read on »
PPA has a new home! by Larissa D. Stephanoff Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Spring cleaning has happened, change is in the air, and Piloting Paper Airplanes has a new home ! I’m very excited to have officially made the switch to a self–hoste ... Read on »
Fit Friday: training week 1 & a sneak peek at my new site! by Larissa D. Stephanoff Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise This week was the official beginning of half marathon training. I switched around the early week workouts as I was still sore from the Gladiator, but it feels good ... Read on »
Gladiator recap! by Larissa D. Stephanoff Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Has it only been four days since the race? Feels like forever ago. But this week has already been stressful after two rough weeks and two fun but busy weekends, so I’m ... Read on »
Commit, compete, complete by Larissa D. Stephanoff Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise We did it! The Gladiator run was awesome. Challenging and dirty and comfort–zone busting. We had a blast. I’ll gather a few photos and post more about it later in the ... Read on »
Fit Friday… sort of. Gladiator race is tomorrow! by Larissa D. Stephanoff Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Life is crazy! My office is nuts right now prepping for a conference, and though little of the work directly affects me (is that a hallelujah chorus I hear?) the envir ... Read on »
Weight is terrible motivation by Larissa D. Stephanoff Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I’ve been thinking about this question for a while now: Why do I workout? The more I thought about it, the more I realized that’s the wrong question. It should be: ... Read on »
Imma be a gladiator by Larissa D. Stephanoff Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I miss running. It has been over a week – or nearly two? – since I’ve hit the pavement. And I’ve grumbled enough about the blasted snow… now I’m just sad. I miss it. ... Read on »
Fit Friday: Killer HIIT workouts, half mary training plan and a film festival by Larissa D. Stephanoff Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Can I just tell you something? I hate snow. Haaaaaate the slushy sloppy brown wet mess that happens 7.3 seconds after the pretty winter wonderland that is a fresh snow ... Read on »
Liebster nomination by Larissa D. Stephanoff Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Successful week in the blogging world! I have officially purchased my domain (finally), will be self–hosted as soon as I find time to build my own blog, and was nomi ... Read on »
When life gives you lemons by Larissa D. Stephanoff Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Know that sour taste in your mouth? The one called disappointment, failure or hurt? The one that tells you to give up and go home? One taste isn’t a big deal, right? You c ... Read on »
Free resources by Larissa D. Stephanoff Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I finally did it. I finally created a page for all the fitness–related graphics I’ve created. I’ve been planning to do this for ages, and just hadn’t gotten around it ... Read on »
Fit Friday: Best run ever, virtual 5k & snow days. by Larissa D. Stephanoff Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Been a different week for me. No real reason, just different. Maybe going from mid 50′s last weekend to a winter storm and two snow days has things feeling a bit helter sk ... Read on »
Body shaming & the power of words by Larissa D. Stephanoff Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I made a commitment this week: to say something positive to my body every day. More and more often lately, I make comments to Jon about things I don’t like: “ ... Read on »
Keep on keeping on by Larissa D. Stephanoff Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I had the BEST run on Saturday. Six glorious miles, perfect weather, felt energized, and just wanted to run on perceived effort and enjoy myself. And it turned into on ... Read on »
Fit Friday: Vintage blender, 100 burpess and a virual 5k by Larissa D. Stephanoff Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise This was a really light week for me. I do that at least one week every two months to give my body and mind some solid rest and recovery time, and I always feel great. It w ... Read on »
My crazier & sexier life by Larissa D. Stephanoff Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Time to wrap up my thoughts from Kris Carr’s Crazy Sexy Diet . I said it before, and I’ll say it again: this book has changed my life . I think about food differently, I’ ... Read on »
My 6 month Valentine by Larissa D. Stephanoff Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise It’s Valentine’s week! I’ve always enjoyed this holiday. It’s a day to take time to appreciate those you care about, spend quality time with your significant other, or hav ... Read on »
Fit Friday: Night out dancing, my fastest run in ages & my first pole fitness class by Larissa D. Stephanoff Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Well, this week felt really inconsistent. I’ve felt sore all week from working different areas, but for some reason it feels like I haven’t worked at hard. Maybe it’s more ... Read on »