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Emily Nickles
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A Revival
On Monday, when I was feeling like struggle fest on Boston and the goals that I had for that, I talked to Coach Jen. Even though I am guessing I was more quiet around the conversation than she wanted me to have. I think that quietness is common with me when...

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Mental hiccup
My mental place took a bit of a beating this weekend. I am not entirely sure why I was feeling so... not good... mentally, but I definitely was in a not good place. Especially considering it was a down week training wise and my legs were feeling good. I hav...

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Training Update: Week of March 20
Well, it was a down week this week. It was the last down week before I am tapering, and I definitely had a good week. Monday: 8 miles, recovery pace. Pure Barre. Core. Tuesday: Pure barre. Core. Wednesday: 6 miles, Pure barre. Core. Thursday: 6 miles, Pure ...

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Friday Five
It's Friday! And tomorrow I only have to run 12 miles. WOO HOO! 1. Like I said above, tomorrow is only a 12 mile weekend long run. This is the last down week before taper (to be real, next week is the last up week before taper - holy crap - IT IS SO CLOSE!)...

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A bit of rambling
Today I just want to write. I want to write about the things that I am thinking and feeling without worrying about how they are coming across. I just feel the need to express myself right now, and talk about everything rather than just writing about running...

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20 miles, my first
Well, not really my first, obviously, but my first this training cycle! And this one was honestly the first time when I was out there the entire time thinking that I absolutely am going to get this done. There have been many times in my running life where I...

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Streaks
I am in the middle of a few streaks right now. They are not very long yet, but they are started, and they have been going on for a few  days right now. And a few days is something good, I think. And I will definitely take it. So I wanted to talk about these...

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Training Update: Week of March 13
Holy crazy training week. I am through it all, finally, and I feel good. I feel better now, a few days removed from my 20 miler than I did right afterward, because afterward I felt like junk. So let's take a look at this big week! Monday: 45 minutes walking...

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XX2i Optics France 2: A review
Disclaimer: I received Legend Compression sleeves to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a  BibRave Pro  (ambassador), and check out  BibRave.com  to review find and write race reviews! Now, it has been WINTER here in Ohio on an...

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Pic from my iPhone
Because I haven't done one of these in a while, and it helps me clean out my phone, here are some iPhone pics that have been hanging out for a little while.  Jason in Asheville.  Addie dabbing. (not sure where she learned this, but she knows what it is call...
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