Monthly Archives: July 2015

Thankful Thursday: Swim time and Swiss time

As always, we’ve got lots to be thankful for this week. Emily-I’m thankful for the heat! It is extremely hot and humid this week but I love the summer. Bring it on! I’m thankful for a pool to swim in. … Continue reading

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My 5 favorite exercises

If I had to choose my 5 favorite (and by favorite, I mean most effective, NOT like “ahh, my favorite, I love this!” because I DON’T) things to do for exercise, they would be- Running-This gets my lungs working harder … Continue reading

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Thankful Thursday: A Celebration of Life

This past Sunday, we lost our dog Suvi very unexpectedly. What started out as a normal, fun, summer afternoon, ended in tragedy. It was hard to see through all the tears we shed that day (and everyday since) but there … Continue reading

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Workout Wednesday: Hiking

I had the opportunity to do something a little different as part of my workout today. My parents were taking the day to do some hiking in VT and they invited me to join them. Hiking is a great way … Continue reading

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Running for my lungs challenge: Update

Week 1 of my running challenge is going well so far. Got 2 runs in so far this week as well as a bunch of cross training. I’m sticking to the plan that Jim created for me and I’m motivated … Continue reading

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Running challenge: assessment week done!

Tried my new sneaks for the first time today! 3rd assessment run today. Hit the 1 mile mark! I’m very thankful. It was definitely a challenge but I’m going to give it my all. Week 1 of training starts Monday!

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Thankful Thursday: Flamingo Flocks and Nuts in the Mail

Thursday is a great day to remember some of the things we’re thankful for this week! Emily – I started thinking about a song from The Secret Garden today when I went out to look at our little box garden. … Continue reading

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Running for my lungs challenge

Like I said on Monday, I’ve taken on the challenge of training for a 10K run without supplemental O2. This week has been my assessment week. I will complete 3 assessment runs this week and next Monday will be week … Continue reading

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Hitting the pavement: Running for my lungs

A year ago, I was 2 weeks away from running my first half marathon. It’s bittersweet thinking back a year. At the start of my half marathon training last year, my lungs were functioning at about 40%. When I went … Continue reading

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Thankful Thursday: Deep Breaths and a Deep Commitment to Scientific Discovery

Writing it down reminds us that we have so much to be thankful for. Emily-I’m thankful to know a God who is in control and who loves me unconditionally. This week, I’ve been praying out loud to God a lot … Continue reading

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