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Charge On

Life has been crazy lately. Between a half-marathon, changing jobs, traveling, co-hosting radio shows and more, it’s been busy. For that reason, this blog is far overdue but actually fitting because the last month has really given me a chance to try (and I mean really try) the product I’m about to share with you. Let …

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Thirteen Point One

On May 1, 2016, I stood at the finish line of the Lincoln Marathon. I was a volunteer, trying desperately to move the crowds of finishers along as they got to the tunnel within Memorial Stadium. I had volunteered a few hours the day before at packet pickup, but I wasn’t as prepared for marathon …

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Hello, Hello Ruby!

Y’all. I am so excited. Tomorrow is the official GRAND OPENING of Hello Ruby! For those unfamiliar with Hello Ruby (and its lovely owner Jill), here’s a little about Omaha’s new mobile boutique (from Hello Ruby directly): hello ruby offers a unique and innovative approach to shopping, with the most stylish yet affordable women’s clothing & …

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Motivation Monday

Motivation Monday: Week 6

Oh, hey! We’ve officially hit the halfway mark on the half-marathon training. This week was a light week to rest up before some high mileage and I’ll be honest… I really took advantage of that. In fact, I missed a day of running and sort of shrugged it off. Whoops? Anyway, here’s how the week …

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Hello Fresh: A Review

You know what’s better than food? Free food. And thanks to my friend Jamie, I was able to try Hello Fresh free for a week. It was delightful. I’ve never subscribed to a food delivery service so I was intrigued. I’d helped cook a Blue Apron meal once before, but I’ve never actually tried one …

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Motivation Monday

Monday Motivation: Week 5 Recap

  Five weeks down and seven to go… Not feeling a big ol’ intro this week, so let’s just get to the recap. Cool? Cool. Monday: Rest Tuesday: Rest Wednesday: 3.28 miles Thursday: 2.12 miles Friday: 3.59 miles Saturday: Rest Sunday: 6 miles A couple of quick thoughts: I rested too much this week. Six …

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Back When We Were Kids

I am powered by music. I live for ‘New Music Fridays.’ I’m constantly looking for new artists and revisiting the ones I love. Music has always been a part of my life to the point that very specific songs mark certain chapters in my life. The second I hear them, I go back. I know …

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Go What You Oughta Go

Anyone that knows me knows that I rarely wear heels. It’s just not my thing. Yet, I wore heels during recruitment week as an incoming freshman at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln. In hindsight, that was a really bad idea. I could barely walk home at the end of each day. I remember wanting the …

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Motivation Monday

Monday Motivation: Week 4 Recap

You know what’s difficult to keep up with? This whole blog thing. I want to be better about it. I really do, but I just haven’t found my groove with it yet. I’m trying to map out a weekly plan for it that will hopefully help, but we’ll see. Before I talk about the week, …

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Nevertheless, She Persisted: International Women’s Day

In honor of International Women’s Day, I wanted to share a few of my favorite quotes about (and by!) strong women: “Success is better than failure, but it doesn’t teach you as much.” – Jane Campion “We realize the importance of our voices only when we are silenced.” – Malala Yousafzai “Take criticism seriously, but not personally. …

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Motivation Monday: Week Two Recap

I have an hour and a half to get this published before it’s no longer Monday. Talk about leaving it until the last minute. Whoops? Before I get into last week’s running recap, I do have to say thank you for all the love and support in response to yesterday’s blog. Y’all are great. Mean …

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