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Meredith

I'm just your typical girl-next-door who happens to have a highly competitive streak in running and triathlon.
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I have been running with the s ... by Meredith Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I have been running with the same crew for maybe eight years. We're a close-knit, rag tag bunch. The group started as a lunchtime running group of the same employees of a ... Read on »
"Crack" Me Up by Meredith Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Yesterday I went swimming in my favorite suit. And it was starting to show its wear. The edges were stretched and everything was fading. Yikes! I'm the owner of ONE swimsu ... Read on »
"I" Week by Meredith Posted in: Blog Posts in Running When I pledged a sorority in college, the week you are inducted, you must go through "I" Week, initiation week, hell week. I've reached that point in my training. The hal ... Read on »
#tbt by Meredith Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Chicago Marathon 2006. My dad and I ran the first 14 miles together until we lost each other through a water stop.  I set a 4 minute PR at this race, while my dad suffere ... Read on »
#tbt by Meredith Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Exactly one year ago I was 37 weeks pregnant and big as a COW!!!!  I was uncomfortable and OVER being pregnant.  Now, I only have two weeks until my baby turns one ... Read on »
#tbt by Meredith Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Because my sister and I were soooo cute as little kiddos.  And cheerleaders?  What? Read on »
"Crack" Me Up by Meredith Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Yesterday I went swimming in my favorite suit. And it was starting to show its wear. The edges were stretched and everything was fading. Yikes! I'm the owner of ONE swim ... Read on »
10 Running Tidbits by Meredith Posted in: Blog Posts in Running This blog has been very quiet and very baby, and frankly, that's kinda is boring.  So, I decided to "borrow" this from Kyria over at Travel Spot to spark something new on t ... Read on »
12 for 2012 by Meredith Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I'm one of those people that loves the new year. It's a chance to start over, to set new goals, to restart. Unfortunately, the last few months have been really rough on me ... Read on »
12 for 2012 - 100 Pushups by Meredith Posted in: Blog Posts in Running So after a long 6+ weeks of training (closer to three months than six weeks), I finally completed the pushup challenge. Again, I did "girl" pushups (on my knees). No I di ... Read on »
12 for 2012 - Run 12 Races by Meredith Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I set several goals for myself this year, including one to run 12 races.  Basically, the goal was one race per month.  I hit this goal this past weekend.  Let's review J ... Read on »
12 for 2012 - Run Streak for One Month by Meredith Posted in: Blog Posts in Running And on the 32nd day, she rested. I had no idea when I decided to run streak for one month that it would be so tough. Luckily, I had built up a pretty good base by trying ... Read on »
13 in '13 by Meredith Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Last year I sent 12 goals for myself and called in " 12 for 2012 ". I didn't accomplish all the goal as I didn't really foresee getting pregnant in the middle of the year ... Read on »
13 in '13 February Progress Report by Meredith Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Check out the 13 in '13 list here . Plans for February: Honestly, I didn't have many plans for February.  As I've gotten further along in my pregnancy, it's been har ... Read on »
13 in '13 January Progress Report by Meredith Posted in: Blog Posts in Running If you remember, I set out 13 goals to achieve for myself in 2013.  The detailed list of the goals can be found here .  You can also check out the list and what has been ac ... Read on »
16/17-ish Weeks by Meredith Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Tomorrow, Thursday, I will hit 17 weeks into this pregnancy.  Sure I know I still have a long way to go, but my goodness the time is flying!  I'm starting to feel like ther ... Read on »
18 Weeks by Meredith Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I posted this photo on Facebook this week.  After I made a remark about how I was looking more fat than pregnant, I got a comment saying something to the effect of ... Read on »
20 Mile Training Run - 2 of 5 by Meredith Posted in: Blog Posts in Running So, this is actually my first 20 miler I've done for my marathon training, but it's actually the second 20 miler out of 5 (yes, FIVE!) for the plan.  I didn't get to do the ... Read on »
20 Mile Training Run 3 of 5 by Meredith Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Having worked all my hours for the week by Thursday afternoon, I took Friday to get my long run done for the week.  On the schedule this week, yet another 20 miler.  This ... Read on »
20 Weeks - Half way there!!! by Meredith Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I might have borrowed these from Danielle .  :) How far along? 20 weeks  Total weight gain: I haven't had a doctor's appointment in two weeks so I d ... Read on »