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Balancing Military Girlfriend and Widowhood

George’s death is a central part of my life, and widowhood has taught me valuable lessons on coping skills and managing the cold breeze of loneliness. Something I’ve utilized and applied these past several months while my boyfriend is deployed. Being widowed has helped me transition into my new role of being a military girlfriend. Continue reading

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Runner’s World Never Mentions Marathon Training During Alabama Summer Months Can Trigger Grief

To make the summer months pass a little quicker, I signed up for a Fall Marathon in Minneapolis/St.Paul, Minnesota back in March. It did not register that I will be doing most of my marathon training in the dead of summer, in Alabama. Continue reading

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When you’re training for a marathon

I’m training for a marathon right now. Yes, 26.2 miles of running. I never thought I would run a full marathon. Ever. When George was alive, I dreamed of running a half marathon, and I’ve done that now. Many times. … Continue reading

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Marathon Plans

This upcoming Saturday I have the Montgomery Half Marathon. Last year I was late to the start because one of my players was in the hospital. So this year I am excited to have the chance to run it again. … Continue reading

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Life Changing Suggestions

I’m coming around to the 3 year mark of when I made the commitment to exercising regularly. In two days, the 50 Mile Running Challenge begins, but what piece of advice will help newer runners achieve their goals? There’s a ton of … Continue reading

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