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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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May Totals by Meredith Posted in: Blog Posts in Running It's been a long time since I've written a monthly total post.  I haven't exactly had months to be proud of this year.  I've had a hard time doing the work, but May was a p ... Read on »
Field of Heroes 5K 2014 by Meredith Posted in: Blog Posts in Running 5Ks are like childbirth.  It hurts like hell during the experience but just a little while later you forget all about it and are ready to do it all over again.  In the midd ... 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 »
It's On Like Donkey Kong by Meredith Posted in: Blog Posts in Running What is it with dudes and their inability to have a girl run faster than them? I was at the gym today doing my run on the treadmill.  Now that the half marathon is ove ... Read on »
Taking Giant Leaps by Meredith Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Last Monday I put on my big girl panties and did something I was dreading.  I resigned from my job. I have a great job.  It's all busy-work, which I love.  I can set m ... Read on »
Official Pictures from the Half Marathon by Meredith Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I borrowed a few official pictures from this weekend's Capital City Half Marathon.  Although I'm not exactly happy with what my body still looks like post-baby, I'm excited ... Read on »
Capital City Half Marathon 2014 by Meredith Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I spent all of last week on vacation in Florida.  The weather was crazy hot and humid.  Our flight home was delayed by four hours.  Not exactly ideal conditions for prepari ... Read on »
Be Willing by Meredith Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I, like every other runner in the free world, was glued to my computer yesterday watching the Boston Marathon.  I screamed at the screen trying to encourage the race.  I cr ... Read on »
Attack of the Angry Geese by Meredith Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I got up early Sunday to get in my long run before church.  But, I slept in a little longer than the alarm went off, so I allowed myself only enough time to run without sto ... Read on »
Foto Friday by Meredith Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I finally found an official race photo from last weekend's half marathon .  Surprisingly, I didn't look completely like death, even if I did feel like it.  There was also a ... Read on »
Meredith Kessler and I are practically best friends!! by Meredith Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I grew up in "small town America."  My town had one stop light, one restaurant, one gas station.  The entire high school had 200 students and everyone knew everyone.  My to ... Read on »
Union Hospital Run for Home Half Marathon by Meredith Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Oh Mother Nature.  You're such a bitch! In all honesty, I've had a rough couple of months of training. I go to work before people should be at work all so my husband c ... Read on »
Things I Love...Amy!!! by Meredith Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I'm starting a new segment on the blog called "Things I Love".  I have done some product reviews in the past, but I wanted to expand upon that and just tell you about all t ... Read on »
Motherhood is Hard by Meredith Posted in: Blog Posts in Running This weeks marks a year since we welcomed our little boy into our lives.  It has been a great year and I love love love the little boy Anderson has become.  But I'm not goi ... 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 »
Beautiful Sunset Run by Meredith Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Some people like to run at sunrise; I like to sleep in.  :) After grumbling and stomping my feet all day yesterday about not wanting to do my run, I finally got my bun ... Read on »
Foto Friday by Meredith Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Just a few pictures of my cutie this week. Read on »
DNS by Meredith Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Last week was just cray cray! The new owners closed on our house.  We closed on our new house.  We packed up our belongings and moved Friday and Saturday.  We had unti ... Read on »
Columbus Winter Run 2014 by Meredith Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My schedule this past week had a one hour hilly run.  Wouldn't you know there happened to be a race nearby on a hilly course that was 7.5 miles and would take me about an h ... 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 »