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Kristen R: The End of a Running Streak

Since I have one more post after this that will serve as me wrapping up this crazy year, I’ve decided that, for this post, I’ll try to put into words how it feels to end a year-long running streak. Frankly, I’m … Continue reading

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Kristen R: December Reflections No. 8 – (Un)Friendly Faults

“Real change will come when powerful women are less of an exception. It is easy to dislike senior women because there are so few.” ― Sheryl Sandberg The other night someone told me I was too nice — and it was meant … Continue reading

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Kristen R: December Reflections No. 6 – The Mama in Me

I found out today that I won’t be able to run one of my new, favorite half marathons next year. I did this race back in April — the Park to Park Half Marathon in Waynesboro, Va. It was my … Continue reading

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Kristen R: December Reflections – No. 1

I cannot believe the last month of 2013 has arrived. I keep saying to myself, “Finally, it’s here,” while also thinking, “December is here already?” It’s a strange, conflicting feeling. Never have I recorded pieces of my life in regular snippets as … Continue reading

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Kristen R: No Rest for the Weary

Can’t give you much today — and I’m sorry for that. I’ve been on the road for work for the last two days and just rolled in at 8:30 p.m.  Slogged through a quick mile by 9 p.m. Once I … Continue reading

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Kristen R: Along the Way You Do Your Very Best

Another busy week in my house, but I’m juggling the running — mostly. I had to cut Tuesday’s speed work short. My 7-year-old had to test for her next tae kwon do belt, so I took her that evening and … Continue reading

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Kristen R: Why yes, that is my rock-hard calf muscle

So the other night, the hubby and I were finally relaxing on the couch after a long day of work, kid corralling, and yes, running, when I busted a move. I stretched my legs out over his lap and gave … Continue reading

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