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Melanie Higgins
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In no particular order: mother, runner, knitter, writer, reader, wife...
In no particular order: mother, runner, knitter, writer, reader, wife...

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Take Care of Myself - Yeah Right
Yesterday I read an article about putting aside three hours for yourself every day and I was all like yeah right. And it was all like, we thought you’d say that. But then I was all like, ok, I’ll play along. And so I played along and did the math and laid o...

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Kentucky Derby Festival miniMarathon
When you call it a miniMarathon it seems to me that you're making it sound like it is less than - which yes, a half marathon is technically less than a marathon, but mini sounds so tiny. And there ain't nothing tiny about 13.1 miles. Now that I have that of...

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The Good Life Race
Even though I look hideous in this photo, that's fine because everyone who runs hard looks hideous. I'm not entirely sure why they call this the Good Life Race - there must be some story - but it's not on the website.* Anyway, I ran this CARA Circuit race f...

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Lakefront 10 Miler
Before the race - I like to stand out in all pink! I've said it before and I'll say it again, there is nothing stopping me from running a sub-10 minute mile half marathon except myself. Once again I had a good race at the CARA Lakefront 10 Miler and 5k . I ...

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Whole Life Challenge Week Eight - Finally!
Day 50 Saturday - But I did get up and run today, 18 miles. I'm not really sure how I did it. I tried out my new Gu pack - I bought a 16 serving pack of Gu that you can then put in to a littler tube that holds up to five servings. It worked pretty well. It ...

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Whole Life Challenge Week Seven
I'm determined to get back on the wagon with this challenge. Day 43 Saturday - not getting on the wagon very well, I went to a fundraiser and had a mini cupcake and soda. Did a 13 mile run and my stretching and my plank challenge. So that's better than noth...

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Whole Life Challenge Week Five and Six
short note: I'm catching up on my documentation of the WLC. I wrote a lot of this as I went along and then didn't and so had to catch up. So that's why this is several days behind. Day 29 - Saturday - So it's the day after my birthday. I have saved up all m...
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