Category Archives: The Reluctant Runner

The Lessons I Learned in 2012- Exercise Was Not My Priority

My blog was started because one day I woke up in the mirror and I didn’t like myself. I had had my 3 (unexpected) child and in the process had let my weight go up to 225 pounds. I started … Continue reading

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It’s Taken Me Two Weeks to Write This

It’s taken me two weeks to write about this. I thought about keeping it as a secret but this blog is all about “keeping it real” so that’s what I intend to do. I took my son for his well … Continue reading

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The Reluctant Runner: I Keep On Keeping On…

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I’m literally knee deep into training for 3 upcoming races (BGR Run to End Hunger, 13.1 Half Marathon Series, and Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon) and somedays I just want to give up. There I said it. I’ve always been a … Continue reading

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8 Weeks Out… I’m Still In But What Happened Was….

Just about a month ago I decided that I would recapture my love for running and sign up for my next race after the infamous Peachtree Road Race, and register for Black Girls Run/ Drive to End Hunger here in … Continue reading

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{Wordless Wednesday} The Peachtree Road Race 2012 Recap…

Peachtree Road Race

 

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Black Girls Run Drive to End Hunger Weekend–Are You IN?

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I’ve had this blog for over 2 years and the one of the things that have been consistent is my desire to live a healthier lifestyle. I’ve taken to http://bossygirl1980.com/2012/06/marathon-training-week-1-2/, walking, boxing, swimming, clean eating, meditating and even strength training … Continue reading

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The Peachtree Road Race Blues..

Courtesy of Atlanta Track Club

It’s exactly 2 days away from running the Peachtree Road Race and I’m not excited–at all.  Last year (if you remember) I was so pumped about running it that I documented EVERY, SINGLE, step. No this year.  Back in June … Continue reading

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Marathon Training–Week #1

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  The Good I actually stuck to the plan. I drank over 100 oz of water each day. After much contemplation I have narrowed down to two marathon in early winter, the Miami ING or the Disney Princess Marathon. I … Continue reading

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What is the Paleo Diet?

For a couple of months I’ve been hearing about the Paleo way of eating. It’s not really a diet but a way to eat more like our ancestors and basically avoiding anything processed. I basically  follow the Paleo way of … Continue reading

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Georgia Publix Half Marathon–The Good, The Ugly and the Unmentionables

Look at all of us..

Yesterday, I crossed another goal off of “my list” by finishing the Georgia Publix Half Marathon here in Atlanta, GA. I signed up for this race back in the Fall and I was super excited to register because I had … Continue reading

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