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Marathon Diaries

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Hi I'm Megan! I am so glad you stopped by - I am trying to be a runner and loving every moment/mistake I make along the way. I started blogging about my running experience to keep myself accountable and track my weight loss goals.  But this has turned into something so much more- something I... Full Bio
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Fast food is healthy right? by Marathon Diaries Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Fast food is way to delicious. I usually never eat it but this weekend being Halloween I celebrated like it was my 21st birthday. Which led to the worst hangover in my en ... Read on »
Welcome Back. by Marathon Diaries Posted in: Blog Posts in Running It has been sometime since I have even looked at my own blog homepage and that my friends is sad. This is not by choice but more of how our sick world works. I will be s ... Read on »
Hot as hell and chlorine water by Marathon Diaries Posted in: Blog Posts in Running So ill do my full review later but I thought I would just touch a little on the Labor Day Half in Woodinville,WA this morning. Let the bitchfest begin: I don't want t ... Read on »
When I grow up by Marathon Diaries Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I love the phrases "do what you love" or "I just feel so blessed to be doing what I love each and everyday"; I am going to call bullshit on those right now.  I read a ... Read on »
Family Time by Marathon Diaries Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Just thought I would post some pics of hanging with my family in California. It has been so hot down here, you pretty much have to be where there is A/C or near the water in ... Read on »
Califronia Girl by Marathon Diaries Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I love California. It is so much fun, always sunny, and the beaches are amazing. I haven't done much running since I have been here but my knee has been real ... Read on »
Why is so hot on planes by Marathon Diaries Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I am sitting on the airplane waiting for people to sit down so we can get out of here!!! But I got to thinking.... Why is it so much work to get to the plane or maybe ... Read on »
Morning Runs.. Haha by Marathon Diaries Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I just realized when I wrote this title it could be interpreted multiple ways. Anyway moving on. I having bitching and moaning for weeks now that I have been unable to drag ... Read on »
Celeb Stalking by Marathon Diaries Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Workout: Friday: Rest day Saturday: 3 mile run around Greenlake Sunday: Walk around Greenlake with Leslie and Baby! So apparently I am took the easy route t ... Read on »
Vienna and Kermit the Frog by Marathon Diaries Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Workout:  10 miles in 92 minutes: Treadmill: With Music I am so bummed. I thought I snapped the camera in time to capture the most precious moment last night. Bab ... Read on »
Auria Headphone review by Marathon Diaries Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I was contacted by Auria a while back to test some of their headphones and let them know some feedback on the product. I waited quite a while to do this, mainly because I re ... Read on »
Dear Spinning Instructor by Marathon Diaries Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Workout: 60 minute spinning class/4 mile run (37 minutes) I rediscovered something great this past week/weekend - SPINNING. I forgot how much I love it. ... Read on »
Baby Elle is Here!!! by Marathon Diaries Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Workout: 5 miles on the treadmill (58 minutes) - 60 minutes spin class. I just thought I would recap on what a great weekend/week it has been. We celebrated my ... Read on »
Baby Elle by Marathon Diaries Posted in: Blog Posts in Running So my family has been eagerly awaiting the arrival of the newest addition to the McArthur family. Her name is Elle Marie McArthur and she was supposed to be born today bu ... Read on »
Fro-Yo is the New Black by Marathon Diaries Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I have said it before and I will say it again. Fro-Yo is the modern day crack addiction, it is the new black in the dairy industry and the public is eating it up. And by pub ... Read on »
Just Friends by Marathon Diaries Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I don't even know where to begin with the Bachelorette. I am speechless and that doesn't happen very often... I think I am more heartbroken than Ben F. I have been team JP f ... Read on »
The Great Hydration Debate by Marathon Diaries Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Had an interesting conversation with a friend the other day when she asked me about how much water I drink during the day - I told her I try to drink 2 gallons a days. ... Read on »
Twitter Necklace by Marathon Diaries Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Workout: 6.89 Miles around the block. Ran the last two days without my Garmin. Just enjoying being outside in the sunshine. Been a couple of days since I have posted an ... Read on »
Day1: Doubles by Marathon Diaries Posted in: Blog Posts in Running So Day 1 of the Double Trouble is in the books for this week.  But I have one slight problem= the morning run... I literally cannot pry my dead body out of bed at 4am when I ... Read on »
Run Twice a Day? by Marathon Diaries Posted in: Blog Posts in Running A while back I read this article in Runner's World about running doubles or twice a day to gain not only competitive advantage but also fitness.  So I thought I would give ... Read on »