Color in Motion race coupon!

Hey New Mexico Runners! Color in Motion is hosting a 5k race in Albuquerque on August 3, 2013.  You can participate as an individual, or a team in this hilarious get-color-plastered event.  If you're looking for a reason to get some exercise and have fun with fellow runners, sign up and beat the August heat …

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New baby, new [blog] direction!

This blog has thus far chronicled my adventures through pregnancy, and the ways I kept physically fit while “with child.” John and I were happy to welcome our daughter, MariaElena, into our lives in early August, and have spent the last four weeks in a whirlwind of emotions, excitement, learning, loving and exhaustion. First, a …

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Hot Mama: The pregnant “glow” is a wildfire hazard

As summer starts to settle in, the temperature is rising.  I knew this was coming; in fact, all winter long, I was secretly looking forward to the days when all I would have to do was throw on a sundress and sandals and head out into the sunshine.  Now, instead of loving the sun warming …

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Alternative Exercise – I’ve rediscovered some energy

I’m now 21 weeks pregnant – just over half-way through my 40week pregnancy adventure! Fun facts: I have gained 12 pounds from my pre-pregnancy weight, and I now register at 132 pounds – a number combination I’ve never before seen on the scale! As my waist has vanished, replaced by the novel curves of my …

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Planning Reality, or, Planning vs. Reality

As I write this, I look to the last few years and see my running goals laid out behind me in a nice, steady progression.  My goals for the 2012 “Olympic year” were to compete in the US women's marathon and track & field Olympic Trials.  I had spent the last four years planning this, …

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