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    The long swollen road

    August 17, 2017

    Here we are half-way through August and my leg is still swollen! I remember telling myself last October that I would take the winter off and get my leg back to normal. Then October turned into June and I was still swollen. I started physical therapy in June with high hopes that my swelling would disappear or be greatly reduced. Unfortunately, that was not the case. While I did learn some exercises and tips to help with swelling it didn’t…

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    You just have to finish

    Today was a rough day at the gym. I haven’t really ran for about four months. I thought the time off would help the arthritis in my hip and the swelling in my right…

    May 4, 2017
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    The Snowiest of Shoes

    We are getting hit hard today with snow, rain and whatever else mother nature wants to throw at us. Luckily, we have gotten mostly snow. I can deal with snow way better than ice.…

    January 10, 2017
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    The little 5ker that could

    I cannot believe that it’s 2017!! I am pretty much on the same page as everyone else that 2016 was the worst. But there were some bright spots for me in 2016 and a…

    January 1, 2017
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    The number on the scale

    Today I had an appointment and I had to step on a scale. I hate scales. I don’t own one and I shudder every single time I have to get on one. There is…

    October 11, 2016
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    My 5k Anniversary!

    A couple of weeks ago I completed by sixth 5k. I went from walking the mile in high school gym class in like 40 minutes to doing 5k’s in my thirties. Crazy, right?!?! This…

    August 12, 2016
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    The fourth time was not a charm 5k

    I have been meaning to work on this post all week but time has gotten away from me. We have been so busy with our yard and just getting outside and enjoying the warm…

    May 26, 2016
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    Hiking with my crampons

    I have been introduced to a new hiking accessory and I have to say I love them! What are they you ask? Well, they are called crampons and they are wonderful 🙂  You just…

    February 7, 2016
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    Snowshoeing the storm out

    Yesterday we got somewhere between 6-8 inches of snow so personal trainer and I decided to go snowshoeing. I have been snowshoeing when its been a light snow but this snow was heavy and…

    February 3, 2016
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    Time to get my snowshoeing on!

    We finally received a good amount of snow in Wisconsin!! I swear mother nature knows that I got snowshoes for Christmas last year and she is playing a cruel joke on me by not…

    January 3, 2016