Fit Fall Fashion: Fun at Lorna Jane!

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This post was sponsored by Lorna Jane through my association with Fit Approach as a Sweat Pink Ambassador. All opinions are my own. Okay. I’m know that I’m no fashion blogger. In fact, I fail at regular fashion. My life has been spent in the laid back Southern California desert, my jobs have either required […]

Turning the Corner: Starting My New Job

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Well, after three months and six days of unemployment, I officially started my new job on Tuesday. I’ll be working as a personal trainer at a country club in Palm Desert. Actually I’ve already seen a client a couple times, but Tuesday was my training day, as I’ll be working a few desk hours a […]

What’s Got Next? New Running Goals, New Plans

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In yesterday’s post I alluded to feeling dissatisfied with my training recently. Although it happens almost every year, a combination of a long, hot summer, cross country season, where I spend more time coaching than training my own self, and, did I mention hot weather, makes sliding into a running slump pretty easy. My runs […]

On Running: Mizuno Wave Rider 18 Review

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The following post is sponsored by FitFluential LLC on behalf of Mizuno. The above is called a disclosure and it’s required to let you know about sponsored relationships. Now let me give you another, personal disclosure: I made the switch to the Mizuno Wave Rider several years ago (circa version 15) and I’ve never looked […]

Getting Outside with LÄRABAR (plus a Giveaway)

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Today’s post is sponsored by LÄRABAR but my love of their bars is all my own. Get Outside I love to exercise outdoors. I am a runner first and foremost, and as I have, ahem, gotten a little older, I appreciate more and more the joy of trail running. Some days, though, it’s great to […]

Top of the Local News: OUR Anniversary!

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It’s Our Anniversary! Fifteen years ago today, my husband Alan and I woke up at about 4:00 in the morning, dressed in running clothes, and drove to Palm Springs to run the Tram Road Challenge. We had done this many times, in fact, we had met each other three years previously at that race. In […]