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Pregnancy Workouts and Miles-Week 31

Even though I’m running less and slightly slower, I’m getting extremely excited for marathon training to start in January. Maybe it’s the social media effect or the fact that I can’t do it right now, but I can’t wait to start speed work and long weekend runs. Really long weekend runs. (Always followed by really huge weekend meals). This week was another messy workout week, trying to adjust back from the hurricane evacuation and then working from my coworker’s house near our office for a couple days while the flood smell dissipated. It was also a poor nutritional week since […]

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Pregnancy Workouts and Miles-Week 23

It felt like the baby did all of his growing this week. Specifically on Friday. I woke up in so much pain I really thought about calling in sick (I wish I could have). On Thursday I wrote that everything hurt–well everything HURT on Friday. What scared me was the lung pain. I remember having that before, but every time I took a breath my lungs were burning, and I definitely did not have that before. I have a decently high pain tolerance, so I never know when to go to the doctor. I figured I would get through Friday […]

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New South Trail Half Marathon

When I found out we had a long weekend over Easter, and that John was also off, I immediately asked him if he wanted to get out of Charleston, then immediately started looking for races near Charlotte. Charlotte is one of my favorite cities within reasonable toddler driving distance. It has great shopping, great food, and it doesn’t feel even the slightest bit southern, even though it’s only a three hour drive from Charleston.  But, as much as I love Charlotte, and look for any excuse to head north, there were no short races within 30 miles of the city that looked […]

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