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How to Quit Smoking: Extreme Style

How to Quit Smoking: Extreme Style

I used to smoke. A long, long time ago. Growing up, everybody in my family smoked. My parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, older cousins, everybody. So for me, it wasn't a matter of will I smoke, but when will I start? Which, of course, is complete bull crap seeing as how my brother never picked up [...]

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48 Things I’ve learned in the past 48 Years

48 Things I've Learned in the past 48 Years

It's my birthday today, woo-HOO! Wow. I'm now forty-eight, only two years away from the big 5-o. I don't feel forty-eight, however. I feel youthful and vibrant ... because, yeah, that's what my age and all others are supposed to feel like! So while I'm hardly perfect and make mistakes daily, I'm having some fun today by [...]

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Disney’s Virtual Shorts and My 50th runDisney Medal!

Registration is now open for this summer's runDisney Virtual Shorts series! Last year, I did not register for their inaugural series due to issues I had with wording on their website regarding how the Leukemia society would benefit. I had lost a dear friend to leukemia, so it hit me wrong. But I must admit. [...]

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Accountability Quest: Second Quarter Goals

Accountability Quest: Second Quarter Goals

Time for another round of quarterly goals! As I mentioned in my First Quarter Goals post, I'm trying something new. Rather than make a huge, (and intimidating,) list of goals at the beginning of the year, I'm making quarterly ones instead, limiting each to ten only in hopes of being realistic. (They're still not entirely [...]

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March Ultimate Coffee Date

Happy Saturday, everyone! It's cold, my injured foot needs a break, and I have tons of Princess Half Marathon content to write and produce, so I'm spending the entire weekend with butt in chair and fingers on keyboard. But first, I thought I'd join up with Deborah over at Confessions of a Mother Runner and [...]

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Accountability Quest: First Quarter Goals

Confession: I did a horrible job with my Goofy Challenge Goals, finishing a mere 36% instead of at least 50%. Why? Well, depression from my running injury had something to do with it as I've discussed in this Recover, Run, Rejoice video. Considering the holidays, I also made unrealistic goals, a habit I've yet to [...]

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