Health And Wellness, Healthy, Inspiration, Running

Let’s Have A Heart To Heart…

February is the month of hearts. Candy conversations, chocolate-filled, on card covers, they are simply everywhere! It’s Valentine’s Day after all. But have you thought about your own heart lately?  February is also American Heart Month – and as a cardiac nurse, it’s a topic that’s close to my, well, heart.  Most people are pretty familiar with the “typical” symptoms…

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Goals, Inspiration, Races, Running

Hot Cider Hustle Half-Marathon

Yesterday was my last half-marathon of the year: The Hot Cider Hustle in Green Bay, Wisconsin. I couldn’t have asked for better conditions considering it is October — in Wisconsin. It was cool and crisp at start time but sunny and calm. The perfect way to start a long run! But even so, I found myself nervous for this run.…

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Inspiration, Motivation, Running

Pushing Past A Motivation Block

I have officially reached the hard part of half-marathon training. (Some may say ALL of half-marathon training is tough, which is true, but that’s not what I mean.) I have hit the point of training in where my motivation starts to disappear. The initial excitement of what I have signed up to do has long gone and the “work” portion…

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