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Global Running Day

Global Running Day

This year June 3 is Global Running Day, a worldwide celebration of running that encourages people of all ages and abilities to get moving. This day plays an important role, reminding us of the positives that running can offer and the power of unification. Its mission seems more important than ever right now, as people […]

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Earth Day

Don’t Forget About Earth Day

There’s no denying that we have many extra burdens to carry these days. COVID-19. Social distancing. Your entire 401(k) plummeting towards zero. But while we’re figuring out how to work from home while guiding our children through the ups and downs of distance learning, we shouldn’t lose sight of climate change and other environmental threats. Just […]

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colonoscapy

Need a Colonoscopy? Some Tips from a Busy Mama

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.   I turned 38 earlier this month. Sometime soon (when quarantine ends), I’ll be having my 3rd colonoscopy. Most women don’t need to start getting them until they’re 50. And if everything’s normal, they won’t need another until they’re 60. My normal, however, involves one every three years.  My […]

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heart health

Love Your Heart

I recently had my 300th class at a local cycling studio. A majority of those classes have been over the past two years. I love going to these classes, but my anxiety would always leave me little edgy. Last year, I wanted to make sure my heart was in good shape to keep up with […]

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self-care

The Year I Start Taking Care of Me

I’m going to be real with you here. I’ve started 2020 in a funk. I’ve been sad and might even go so far as to say I’m depressed. It’s time to stop sulking and start taking care of me. But what does that look like? For me, at this moment, it means that I’ve scheduled […]

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girl power

Is There Any Boy Power Left?

In a world full of Girl Power – is there any Boy Power left? I often hear people say: you can be anything you want to be. Is that really the case? Girl Power is everywhere in music, talk shows, political representatives, and mom blogs. Please, before we roll or eyes or click ‘x’ on […]

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