August 2013

Seattle Adventures

August 20, 2013

And I’m back (again) this time returning from beautiful Seattle, Washington! LOVE Seattle. I had the pleasure of spending an extended layover in Seattle last year and fell in love with the city. I’m so happy I had the chance to return for work this past weekend. I made sure I took advantage of any more »

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Our New Backyard

August 14, 2013

Have I showed your our new backyard yet? Derek, his brother, and his dad have slowly been redoing the backyard over the last couple of months. They started with a new fence, then painted the back wall, added a deck, planted sod, and added some plants. Maddie LOVES it. I wish I had better before more »

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The Key To Surviving a 3:20 a.m. Wake Up Call

August 13, 2013

Part of my job is being awake and ready to go at 3:30am. That usually requires coffee – lots of coffee – and maybe two or three extra alarms “just in case.” Instead of surviving off of in-room hotel coffee (and wasting 5 precious minutes in the morning making it), I picked up a little more »

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Ironman Training: Week 12

August 11, 2013

100 miles! Still about 40 short of what I’ll be doing in November, but it’s a good start. This week started off a bit slow, but ended with a great weekend of training. It’s the type of weekend that reminds me how much I love doing this! Monday Rest We had a 6am flight out more »

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60 Miles

August 9, 2013

I have a new PDR! I rode 60 miles on the bike today! Woo hoo! Never mind that’s still only a little more than half of what I have to do in November, but hey, it’s a start! I set out today with a goal of four hours on my bike. I set my alarm more »

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Summer 2013 RunHappy Playlist

August 8, 2013

I know summer is almost over, but I thought I would squeeze in one last running playlist before we officially welcome fall in our lives (p.s. this Florida girl CAN’T WAIT for fall!). Here’s what I’ve been jamming out to on my runs lately: The playlist is currently on repeat on my iPod and “I more »

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