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, Motivation, Running, Tips & Safety

‘Tis The Treadmill Season!

Brrr!!! Has the last week been cold or what?!? I have to admit that we have been spoiled with above average temperatures the last few weeks, but unfortunately, I think that winter has finally arrived in Wisconsin. And even though I want to run outside more this winter, I know that some miles will still be logged indoors. It is…

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Goals, Healthy, Running, Tips & Safety

Recovering After The Long Run

About three weeks have passed since my last half-marathon — and you know what? I feel like I’m still recovering. Throughout those three weeks, I have been doing a few short runs, but I felt sluggish and fatigued from early on during those runs. It makes me think back to the day of my last half-marathon. And what I did…

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Life, Motivation, Running

Struggling is Part of the Growing Process

This post is a little (or a lot) later than normal. And to be honest, it’s because my motivation is super low lately. To do anything. It’s like every year at this time my body wants to switch to hibernation mode. All I want to do is be in my sweatpants, in front of the fireplace, sleeping. Or eating. Or…

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