Minnie Mouse, here we come …

So. Disneyworld. My apologies for not updating this sooner. In fact, Crystal emailed me several weeks ago telling me she just had to know Mia’s response, and I was so grateful for the reminder! I wrote recently about how my niece, Mia, is getting a trip to Disneyworld for her 5th birthday (technically, all the…

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Laser hair removal update

So, I blogged a few weeks ago about the beginning of my ventures into laser hair removal. Several people have asked how it’s going, and I don’t have too much to report yet (it’s a slow process) but I’ll tell you how it’s going so far. My first appointment was for brazilian bikini at Elite…

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Melissa, Oh: Cure for the common headache

So I’m on the way to sunny Florida today, and the great thing about owning a laptop is that I’m never bored. I spent the first few hours of the drive working on a client deadline, then stopped at a Denny’s to recharge (literally; my battery was going dead and I couldn’t find my car…

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Discouraged

I just ran 4 miles. It was harder than it should have been. All my runs lately are harder than they should be. Running partners, I need you. You haven’t seen me lately. Don’t let me get away with it. Make me run with you. Make me run with you a lot.

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The stuff they don’t tell you

Ok, I’m sure that’s not true – runners will talk about anything and everything. But I’ll tell you the unexpected stuff I faced during the Thunder Road Marathon (and training for said marathon.) First, the blood. Yes, blood. Okay, not a lot of blood. But when I got back to the hotel room after the…

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On running buddies

Running friends are invaluable. When I first started running, sometimes the only reason I would even get out there would be because it’d be rude to cancel on the friend waiting for me. I knew this about myself so I was constantly begging people to run with me to keep me on track. Somewhere along…

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