Oh my gosh!

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I’ll tell you all about the marathon tomorrow. But here’s one little story. Around 21 miles, I saw a guy I used to swim with in college who was volunteering at an aid station. I haven’t seen him in over 25 years. He said “Oh my gosh!”, gave me a big hug, and then sprinted […]

What’s the worst that can happen?

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Last night as I was getting out of the car after coming home from the grocery store, Number 3 came running out of the house to greet me. “Mommy! Are you excited for your marathon?” he asked. “Well, I’m actually pretty nervous,” I told him. I wanted to be honest. Because he is my anxious kid, I […]

I am gunu wach my mommy ras.

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Those of you who have been around here a while know that we are struggling financially. We only live about two and a half hours from Boston, but it’s too far away  to drive up there the morning of the race. Plus, you need to pick up your race packet on either Saturday or Sunday, […]

But what if you do GREAT?

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So the Boston Marathon is in three days and it’s just starting to really sink in. I have spent all day alternating between having minor anxiety attacks and then talking myself out of them. I’ve said this before, but I am nowhere near physically ready for this. And it’s really been out of my control. […]

I’m just not that into it.

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A little less than two months ago, I allowed myself to get wooed into Rodan & Fields. If you’ve never heard of R&F, it’s a direct sales business that sells skin care products online. I get approached to do these types of things fairly often due to the blog. I have a big “network”, so I’m […]