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Learning to Find Community


I didn’t want community


When I first started running, I did not like running with other people unless they were faster than me. I didn’t want to be set back because of someone slower than me. Terrible I know! Especially since I was ok with making someone faster go slower with me.… Read the rest

Runners Top 5 Run/Hike/Bike

Top 5 | November 2017

I am so excited to share some of my favorite things/go to items with you all! Starting now, I am going to do a top 5 for my favorite running things either monthly or quarterly. We will see where life takes me.… Read the rest

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To Go or Not to Go

Morning Runs

Do you ever have those mornings where you really want to run, but are crunched for time? Let’s face it. Most morning runs start out this way. For me, I really do love running. I have my mind set on running every week day and then to see how the weekend plays out.… Read the rest

Birthday Festivities Family

Birthday Boy | Elijah Turned Two

Elijah was the happiest little birthday boy these last two days. We celebrated with him and family a day early. Several family members came and we had a blast watching him participate. He loved everyone watching and giving him the attention during opening presents.… Read the rest

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Why I Started Running

I was just lazy

I haven’t looked back on why I started running for several years now. October marks my 8th year of running. I couldn’t be more happy that I made the decision to start and make it a part of my everyday life.… Read the rest

Other Runners Run/Hike/Bike

Three Other Runners

A typical yet not so typical morning

The other day, I was out on my morning run trying to get it in before my little man and I were off to start our busy day outside of the house. I had gone back and forth about getting out.… Read the rest

Family

Go Getter’s Getaway

Hey all. I am working on doing some big things with Jessica Sara Photography. I want it to be more than just taking pictures. There is so much I want to happen with it and I just need to slowly move forward with these goals.… Read the rest

Bringing Back the Running Posts Run/Hike/Bike

Bringing Back the Running Posts

There was a time when…

Before Elijah came, I spent a lot of time blogging about my runs. I loved being able to share my struggles and accomplishments. I had good runs, bad runs, exciting races, and some not so exciting races.… Read the rest

Life

Rising Early

I recently made the switch at work to a 4-10 schedule which means I now wake up (too) early, but I get Monday’s off. A while back, we had one of our favorite families over for a couple days and I decided to make the most of the early morning on my day off.… Read the rest

Family

Night Night

I love when it is time for Elijah’s night time routine. We have a fun little bath and then it is off to drinking his milk. We usually get to snuggle during this time which of course is my favorite. This time around I set Elijah down in the chair while I went to get him his bedtime milk.… Read the rest

The Dalles Family

Backyard Fun

Grandparent’s yards are fun

After we went to the park the other day, we spent more time outside in the backyard. I couldn’t help but keep taking pictures of my little man. He is just so much fun to watch. I love how he is always discovering something new in the backyard.… Read the rest