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Happy New Year!

HAPPY NEW YEAR, everyone! I’m wishing you a wonderful 2018 full of many joyful miles! Today, I’m setting the tone for my 2018 by doing things I want to do more of throughout the year such as writing, running, spending time with my family and reading. Another must is setting up my Happy Planner and [...]

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Weight Loss through Happiness and Runningย 

Weight Loss through Happiness and Running

Happy Tuesday, everyone! Today we have a guest post by an amazing gal, Jen Sorenson from A Quilting Jewelย who we’ve gotten to know through our Joyful Miles Running Club Facebook group. I’m touched and inspired by her journey to happiness and know you will be, too, so thanks for sharing, Jenn! And YES. The words [...]

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Training Update: Vision Boards and Other Visual Ways to Stay Motivated

Happy Saturday, everyone! Heather Jergensen from the Running with Grace channel and I are just rolling along with Vlogtober. For Day 20 yesterday, I shared a quick training update … which includes me not being able to run due to my orthodics causing me knee pain and needing to be adjusted. I’ve also been feeling [...]

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Podcast Episode 26: Disneyland Races Cancelled

Joyful Miles Podcast

We finally have heard the news. After months of speculation, runDisney has announced that is putting it’s Disneyland races on hiatus indefinitely, effective for 2018. Beyond that? It’s anyone’s guess. Obviously, we have to chime in with what we think. So Jackey and I got together to talk about it this week. Be sure to [...]

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My Running and Racing Bucket (and Anti-Bucket) List with a runDisney Twist!

Back in January, I shared my racing and running limits … things I have absolutely no interest in doing, my “anti-bucket list.” Of course, back then I was injured and not able to run. So for Day 18 of Vlogtober with Heather Jergensen, I thought I’d chat about this list and if my thoughts are [...]

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Balancing Life and Training: Changing My Perspective

Balancing Life and Training: Changing My Perspective

Happy Thursday, everyone! Yesterday was Day 11 of Vlogtober and seeing as how many of us … myself included … are gearing up for big races such as the Dopey Challenge, I chatted about balancing life and training … although not in the way you think. It certainly wasn’t in the way I originally thought. [...]

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