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Disney's Star Wars Dark Side Half Marathon Weekend 2017 Race Recaps

Happy Friday, everyone! None of us Joyful Milers were able to do runDisney's 2017 Star Wars Dark Side Half Marathon Weekend. So instead, we had Gerald Reznick from the RezRuns YouTube channel join us for a Jammin' on the Run chat about the 10k and half marathon! Those who cannot do ... host. Enjoy, and [...]

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Tunes Tuesdays: Songs My Son Sends

Tune Tuesday: Songs My Son Sends Me

You know what I love? When my youngest son, Cooper sends me texts that say, "Hey, Mom, I thought you'd like this," along with a video link of whatever song he's digging now. I also loved it when he created a running playlist for me to listen to while training for the 2016 WDW Dopey [...]

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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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I once wore a purple Sparkle Athletic skirt at a local 5k years ago, which felt odd when I had first arrived. At a runDisney race? It would have blended right in and if anything, I'd be under-dressed. But there, I stuck out like a sparkly thumb. My insecurity doubled when I saw two women [...]

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Beauty and The Beast Movie Review

Beauty and the Beast Movie Review

I finally got to see Beauty & the Beast movie on Tuesday night! We had initially bought tickets for Thursday when it premiered, but my eldest son hurt his foot while home for spring break, (and now, ironically, has a walking boot on the same foot as me.) So we exchanged our tickets which ended [...]

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