Etiquette Edification

It' been 547 days since my first "official" road race (wahoo!) - I can still remember the chilly December morning in my hometown - surrounded by my family, cheering squad and wearing more layers than depicted in the infamous Christmas Story movie's red snowsuit.  I stood at the starting line - the same place where …

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Life is a treasure hunt

“I'm an adventurer, looking for treasure” ― Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist Let me avoid sugar-coating the last few months of chaos... • Starting another blog and feeling completely inspired again • Training for the Chicago Marathon (after last year’s crash and quasi-burn at Marine Corps) • Training for my 1st Triathlon in July (eeek) • Getting promoted …

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Reality – Today Sucked

6,592 avg daily steps90 miles driven to work (all in the dark)35 hours of sleep38 meetings35 hours of sleep4 miles run1 marathon training program1 triathlon added1 meltdown... Welcome to this week's circus - while my goal has been to project upbeat and inspirational vibes into the world of cyberspace + fitness - there are days …

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