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marathonmom

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Runner, coach and mother to a toddler running through pregnancy and parenthood while maintaining sanity. An amatuer cook always trying new recipes to feed my family healthy.
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Goldy's for our anniversary! by marathonmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Running That evening Matt and I were able to head out for a nice dinner and celebrate our anniversary the way most peo ... Read on »
Another 5 for Friday by marathonmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Running 1. It is truly amazing what good weather does for my running! Oh my shorts and a tank on Monday and I was smiling the entire 8 miles. The other thing that comes wit ... Read on »
5 things for Friday by marathonmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Running 2. I had a great run! After last week and feeling less than wonderful about training and my ability my body stepped up and pulled off an amazin ... Read on »
Spring Fling Virtual Giveaway #14in2014 by marathonmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Can you believe it is April finally? After a long, cold winter let's hope this is the start of better weather and a real spring! What better way to celebrate than the Spring ... Read on »
Rethinking my running life by marathonmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Running 4 years ago when I was about to run my first race after giving birth to O I was feeling great, injury free and ready to take on the racing world, running through my pregnanc ... Read on »
March Forward...Spring Fitness Must Haves Giveaway! by marathonmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Running With this long winter I know I am ready to move forward to warm weather, dry roads and sunshine! I can't wait to get my bike outside and not have to layer up just to walk ou ... Read on »
Race Season Begins by marathonmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Remember last year when I kept signing up for all these races and then the weather stayed horrible? Well after that I vowed to avoid cold weather racing so signed up for not ... Read on »
Running Mom Dilemma by marathonmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Being a full time working mom means sacrifices for us all and great time management to get in training runs. I sacrifice sleeping in, nights out and even some time with my f ... Read on »
Spring Fling Virtual by marathonmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I’m tired of cold weather, snow, ice and being stuck inside. Sound familiar? How about a little motivation and a reason to celebrate?  This winter has been ... Read on »
Friday fun and outdoor runs! by marathonmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Running 1) This weather is making me so much happier! 40s and sunny and the snow is melting rapidly, yay! I have not needed to run on the treadmill in over a week and am lovi ... Read on »
Pre-race Paranoia by marathonmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Running With just under 40 days until race day the pre-race paranoia has begun much earlier than usual. Why? Who knows. Maybe the lack of outdoor training. Maybe the constant illnes ... Read on »
Five for Friday by marathonmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Running 1) I think I have a new favorite snack! Have you tried these?  Amazing! And just the right amount of sweet/salty mix. 2) Look what she did last weekend! She has be ... Read on »
5 for Friday by marathonmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Running 1) It’s Friday and even better I’m not working (I’ll leave out that just means I work Saturday)! I got the sleep in until 6 and sit around in pajamas drinking coffee. My b ... Read on »
WIAW and Red Pepper "Cream" Sauce Recipe: DF/GF by marathonmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Running For the last month, through illness and bad weather and not great training, I decided the best thing was to focus on what I was really eating, think before I boredom ate and ... Read on »
8 weeks to go by marathonmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Running It seems like last week I was looking at the first week of Boston training and now we have 8 weeks to go. This training has been less than great with illness and nasty weath ... Read on »
Snow, Steroids and Marathon Training?? by marathonmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I am less than 10 weeks from my 3rd Boston Marathon (25th marathon) and beginning to wonder if I will even be close to fully trained. I have already started rethinking my ... Read on »
Time to embrace winter by marathonmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I’ve decided that after 35 years of living in the frozen tundra I’m going to do my best to embrace winter. After years of talking about it I was finally convinced after O’ ... Read on »
Going Dairy Free: Menu Planning and Pumpkin Cookies by marathonmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The post I had planned for Wednesday (and then Friday when our power was out!) takes a much happier attitude! Thanks everyone for your kind words and thoughts about Morgan. ... Read on »
Saying GoodBye by marathonmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Family picture from October 2013 I don't even know where to begin since I had no idea I'd be needing to say all this so soon. I know my talk of Morgan's cance ... Read on »
Happy 4th Birthday by marathonmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Running 4 years ago I began my crazy adventure called motherhood! I should have known what life would bring when you entered the world on your own time (8 days late!). You were calm ... Read on »