Tag Archives: Friends

Fitness Is Better With Friends

I used to workout alone, but between getting to know local fitness bloggers, joining Moms Run This Town, and encouraging colleagues at work, I have developed a circle of friends who enjoy being active. Knowing a friend is going to … Continue reading

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Facing The Reality Of Needing Recovery

My spring race schedule doesn’t leave much time for rest and recovery. The Reston 10 Miler was exactly one month before the Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run last weekend, and the George Washington Parkway Classic 10 miler is only two weeks … Continue reading

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Did Someone Say Christmas Cookies?

My children have outgrown Santa Claus and I do as much shopping as I can on-line, but one enduring holiday tradition is baking cookies. Every year since 1998 a group of us have blocked off  a weekend day in December … Continue reading

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Prayers For A Peaceful Thanksgiving

If your family is anything like mine, your Thanksgiving dinner may not be much like the nostalgic image below, and may not play out like the Pillsbury ad where the only argument around the dinner table is who gets the … Continue reading

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Five Reasons To Cheer On Marathon Runners

I’ve been running for 14 years, but I’d never spectated at a race until last weekend. Now that I’ve done it, I definitely will be doing it again. In case you’re wondering why you should give up a few precious … Continue reading

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