Bras, This Week’s Workouts and Wharf to Wharf

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In the August edition of Runners World there is a whole spread on sports bras, with options in a variety of sizes.  I can’t find the article online, so I’ll share the “testers favorite” in each category. I can only really give my personal opinion in one category. Best for sizes A/B C9 Champion Enthusiast Racerback Bra – $16.99 –> Available Here at Target I have to say

We did a Triathlon, Unbreakable Runner & Isla

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OK, maybe not a real triathlon, but we did all the stuff! I took a few days off last week, and we packed every minute with fun. We went to the beach one of the days, and it was SOOO windy! About 15 minutes into the sandstorm, we decided to pack up and head to the pool. She isn’t interested in getting close to the

Fabulous Friday Stuff

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Just a couple of great things from today! I went for a 7 mile run at lunch and passed these three without them knowing.  That’s Maka 1 (Grandma) at the top of the slide, Maka 2 (Grandpa) holding the diaper bag and there is Isla going down the slide. We celebrated Maka 2’s birthday tonight at Tramonti in Santa Cruz.  If you haven’t been, it’s

Soccer, Workouts & Running!

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I apologize in advance, this is going to be a quick post! I’ve been trying to recover from a horrible cold.  I REALLY want to get through my workout plans for the week, so I’m hitting the pillow EXTRA early tonight. But not before I share one picture from yesterday and share some workouts for the week. We carried on with our 4th of July

4th of July Part 2, W2W and Congratulations!!

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The fourth continued…. When I was a kid I remember going to my Aunt’s house every 4th, and doing sparklers out on the deck before the fireworks would start.  I remember having such a blast! I hope we can create the same good memories for Isla as the years go by. I think we did pretty good this year.  She seemed to party her little

Happy 4th!

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Happy 4th of July!! The 4th may get two posts.  We have a couple of events ahead of us, but thought I would try to sneak a post in during nap time. I love the 4th of July, and I’m so thankful for the people who continually fight to keep us free. I started the 4th of July celebrations by running the Firecracker 10k in Santa

Go the Fok to Sleep & Everything else

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So much to talk about! I’m not sure if you can relate, but this has kinda been the theme of the last two weeks. We ended up getting about 3 of these books before Isla was born, so I’m pretty sure a lot of you are familiar. Sometimes Isla pulls this book out, and I have to do the censored version.  I’ll have to put

Father’s Weekend & Workout goals for the week

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These girls tried our best to give Daddy a great weekend. Friday night we took him to Shadowbrook in Capitola.  I haven’t been there for years….It’s still super delicious! You do kind of end up in the basement when you have a toddler, but we still enjoyed it.     I think we broke most of the wardrobe rules listed. No Caps. No Tank Tops.

Fabulous Friday Stuff

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Quote of the Day “To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift.” – Steve Prefontaine (posted on the Garmin Instagram today) Skateboard workouts OH YEA….SOME OF THESE MOVES WILL BE PART OF MY GARAGE WORKOUTS NEXT WEEK!!! Start getting ready!   Friday Miles I got my Friday lunch run in! Yippee!! 7.3 miles at an average pace of 7:56. This –>

Goals and Fast Time

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I wasn’t able to run last night until 8, and as I was heading out Vin said to me “you’re going right now??!” It’s the only chance I have during the day so it’s then or never (still saving for that treadmill). Is it hard to get motivated at that time of night? Heck yea!! Especially since my human alarm clark went off at 5 AM yesterday

Lake Tahoe Relay – Recap #1

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I have to do my Tahoe recap in at least two posts because there is so much to talk about. It’s such a great weekend to get a group of friends together. Each Lake Tahoe Relay team consists of 7 members who each take turns running 72 miles around Lake Tahoe. I feel like you get to experience Lake Tahoe like you wouldn’t normally get to.

Warning, warning, warning!

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This Ginger Beer is SOOO good. Warning: You may want to drink more than one. I found a reason to like Frozen! If you promise Elsa hair, your 18 month old may sit long enough for two french braids. Warning: She may also walk around saying “Elsa” all day. (Pic is a little blurry because once the braids were in she didn’t sit still long

Reverse Wednesday

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Wednesday Rewind. I sat on the patio at 9 PM drinking a ginormous cup of water after a successful run. It’s nice to reflect on the day, and I was really thankful that I found the motivation to get my butt out to the track and finish 5.66 miles overall. My goal tonight was to run to the track and do another speed workout. My third speed

Lake Tahoe Relay & The Benefits of Running In the Heat

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Less than a week until the Lake Tahoe Relay!!! It’s pretty much my favorite race of the year. But you know how I’m totally into running? Well I am seriously NOT into running in the heat. I kinda fall apart really bad. It actually makes me want to cry. The Tahoe Relay race organizers just sent out this email today: Normally we worry about the elevation, but not

Catch Up and Garmin Forerunner 220

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So much to catch up on! I now have started writing this post SEVEN times.  We’ve had a rough couple of weeks. I had some weird sickness that totally took me out last week, and led to Isla eating cheerios with cheese on top. #daddydinner Then Isla caught a horrible cold! We haven’t slept much around here, but I think we are on the mend.