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We Did It! Pretty Muddy Was Pretty Awesome

It’s days later and I am still finding dirt. It’s behind my ears, under my nails and in other crevasses you don’t want to hear about. Me and my girls finished the Pretty Muddy race. It was a fabulous 5K … Continue reading

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It’s Almost Time for the Mudslinging to Begin

Tomorrow morning I’m running a 5K. I haven’t been training. I honestly don’t even remember the last time I ran 3.1 miles. But I’m going. I’ve always taken my training seriously. For the marathon, I didn’t miss a single work … Continue reading

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Pretty Muddy: Getting Down And Dirty To Lose Weight

(Cue up the Beastie Boys.) Hey ladiiieeesss!!! It’s time to get dirty. (Mix in Christina Aguilera’s “Dirrty”) OK, enough of the music montage, you’ve heard me bellyache about my belly. I’ve been working out, (yay!) eating right (double yay) and … Continue reading

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Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me….OK, I Gained HOW Much Weight!?!?!

I’ve got a bad hangover. A cruise hangover. It’s not a headache situation, but more of a belly situation that’s hanging over my jeans. I gained a bunch of weight while on my five-day cruise. It’s impressive really when you … Continue reading

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Hot Fitness Trend: Getting R.I.P.P.E.D.

Have you heard about the new fitness trend, R.I.P.P.E.D.? Think Zumba, meets P90x, meets Tae Bo and good old-fashioned interval training. R.I.P.P.E.D. was created by two California boys in 2008 and it stands for Resistance, Intervals, Power, Plyometrics, Endurance and … Continue reading

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Rockin’ at Chicago’s Half Marathon

We did it. Today, Hubby and I ran Chicago’s Rock n’ Roll half marathon. Our feet carried us 13.1 miles or over 230 football fields, or up and down Willis Tower about 16 times or … You get the idea. … Continue reading

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The Blubber Battle: My Second Missive Against the Bulge is a Bombshell

Well, I’ve been trying to lose 30 pounds for the past four months. I told myself that after I dropped my first 10, I’d blog about it. If you follow this blog much, you’ll note that I haven’t really written … Continue reading

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The Blubber Battle: My 30 Days With Jillian Michaels

“This is you time baby. Make. The. Most. Of.It.”   -Jillian Michaels. Not too long ago, Jillian Michaels asked me to hang out with her. She said if I gave her quality time for a month, she’d make a difference. Aiiiiight. … Continue reading

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The Blubber Battle: My First Missive Against The Bulge

Oh how I’ve dreaded writing this post. But I know I need to because it’ll help me accomplish my goal since talking about it will make me accountable. After all, my word is my bond. It’s time I talk about … Continue reading

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