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The Feeling of Freedom

Gasping for breath in the cold morning air, I ran (as well as I could) along the 1-mile cross-country course our PE teacher had set for us.  We rarely ran for that long of distance in PE class, and I … Continue reading

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We Began Teaching Our Children This Lesson on Their First Day of Life

Today I found this post in my drafts–from 12/17/2013!  I’m not sure why I never published it, but here it is. After church this past Sunday, while sitting in our church library waiting for my two younger children as they … Continue reading

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My Running Shoes (Altras!)

Last year I looked at a list of vegan athletic shoes, and I found out that the Saucony running shoes that I had been enjoying so much aren’t actually vegan.  Ugh.  So when it came time to get a new … Continue reading

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Exercise/Training Notes for 3/10/2016

I’d like to start keeping a journal of the things I do to try and get fit and reach my racing goals. This morning I met my mom at the Y.  She just recently started working out there, after I … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts About Not Feeling Well and About Triathlons

So much for writing every day!  I skipped two days, but I’ll pick up again today. I’m afraid I might be getting sick.  Two of my children got sick this week, and I have hoped so much I won’t get … Continue reading

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Birthday List

This will be a self-centered post!  Woohoo!    I have a birthday coming up and chances are I won’t get any of these things, and that’s okay, but I thought that I would make up a birthday list of things … Continue reading

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Labeling Myself as Vegan

I’m vegan.   I’ve been vegan for 13 and a half years.  I remember how long it’s been because my third child was six months old at the time.   Besides any non-vegan nutrients she received from my body before … Continue reading

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