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Your 2020 infinite playlist

Happy New Year! I haven’t posted in the new year not because it wasn’t on my mind, but because I was just trying to get my ish together. Everyone suggests the new year brings all of these fabulous things, and we all of a sudden become new people. Where it may be the start of a new year (and in this case; a fresh new decade), we are still the same people on December 31, 2019, 11:59 pm as we are on January 1, 2020. There’s nothing magical that happens. We all don’t develop a case of new year amnesia. …

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I walked a half marathon

I walked a half marathon

I walked a half marathon. I walked the Rock n Roll San Antonio Half Marathon in 3 hours and 10 minutes. Walking a half marathon may not seem like a big deal, but I get many comments about how people don’t sign up for races because they are afraid of walking. When did walking become a problem? News flash: walking isn’t a bad thing. Walking burns the same amount of calories as running; it just may take you a bit longer. There’s nothing wrong with walking. I’m not the first person to walk a half marathon, so I don’t think…

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What is the awesome mindset?

What is the awesome mindset?

Do you have an awesome mindset? It’s essential to cultivate positivity in your life, starting with yourself. The awesome mindset IS NOT about being overly confident or selfish. IT IS about building confidence to PRAISE yourself during your thriving moments, and to power to believe in yourself during those unsure life moments. This mindset is about validating your own feelings and thoughts without ever feeling bad about it. When making those priority lists in life, you probably don’t even put yourself on the list at all. But without making yourself a priority, you can ‘t be a reliable partner, parent,…

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Intentions for the year end

Intentions for the year end

Hello everyone, and happy November! Welcome back to the blog. The end of the year is coming, which means there is still time to accomplish new goals or start those projects you never got to yet. The end of the year is the time to finish the year strong. Take the time to refocus and think about the things you wanted to accomplish or start in 2019 that just never got a boost in the year. I wanted to read 15 books this year, and I am nowhere near that goal, but there is still time for me to refocus…

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September is being stronger than my excuses.

September is being stronger than my excuses.

I don’t know why this blog post is so hard for me to write. I’ve been trying to write it for a week. I strive to be real and authentic on my blog. I want to share the real things in life and not wrap it up in a pretty Instagram post. I try to be real. I don’t want people thinking I have all the answers or I have my stuff together. News flash: I don’t have it all together. I’m not perfect. I made a list of all the things I want to talk about on my blog…

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June break for better content

June break for better content

Hello everyone!  It’s June and it’s the time of the year When I take a small break from the blog. After attending Mom2.0 in April, I learned I need to take my blog in a direction. I need to spend more time on developing USEFUL content alongside those personal moments I love to share. I have taken the last week to brainstorm the type of content I want to provide in the next year. I have worked on new ideas and put pen to paper to flush those ideas out. During the time, I have also learned food blogging just…

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How to get back into a routine

How to get back into a routine

Hey all!  Happy Global Running Day!  Maybe I should spend the day talking about running, but I’m going to talk about getting back in a routine after having a little “break.”  I spent the last week being sick, which gave me a lot of time to think things out.  I’ve also been wasting a lot of time watching YouTube videos instead of putting my plans into action.  I might be lacking a bit of focus in life.  I may just need a kick in the butt to get myself back into a functioning member of society. After the marathon, I…

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Friday File: Mother’s Day, Bosch, guilty pleasures, …

Friday File: Mother’s Day, Bosch, guilty pleasures, and what I ate

Happy Friday! We’ve made it through the week, and now it’s time for the Friday File. This is my time to run down everything that happened over the week. Honestly, I haven’t made it around to doing a weekly Friday File, but I’m working on it. This week has been a rebuilding week for me. I’m a bit lost without a rigid running schedule and no goals in sight. I have more time to work on building content for this blog, which a massive focus for me the past month. I spent Mother’s Day celebrating and eating way too much…

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Time to change up the habits

Time to change up the habits

It’s time for this mama to change up the habits. I’ve basically been training for a marathon since last August, and now I just need a break. I have been on a training schedule for so long, which has made it difficult to do anything else in life. It’s time to change up the habits. I just want to workout to just workout and not be an on schedule. I don’t want to need to worry about getting things done early on a Friday night because I have a four-hour long run Saturday morning. I don’t want to worry about…

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Mom works out The Flying Pig Marathon

Mom works out The Flying Pig Marathon

It’s been a long two weeks of traveling, but I’m glad to be telling you about my experience The Flying Pig Marathon. If you’ve been a long time reader, you might remember I attempted Flying Pig three years ago but switched to the half because I found out I was pregnant. I went back to claim my marathon that I missed three years ago. I don’t want to bury the lead. I had a FABULOUS time at the Flying Pig marathon. Flying Pig is a race weekend for everyone. There are toddler races to big kids; there’s a one-miler, a…

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Healthy eating and travel: can it work?

Healthy eating and travel: can it work?

I’ve been traveling for the past week, and I’m still going. I’m not sure if travel and healthy eating can go in the same sentence, but I’m going to try to make some sense of the whole thing. Situation #1: You hardly travel and decide to live your life and not care about what you’re eating. Situation #2: You travel frequently, but maintain some balance but fall into the trap of “it’s not like I’m HERE every day” so you can enjoy so local cuisine. Situation #3: You don’t care either way.  This person is probably not reading this blog…

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