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Monthly Archives: July 2011

I have reached a new milestone.  The farthest I have run in the past 4.5 years until today had been 13.1 miles during my two Spring half marathons.  The last time I ran more than that was when I trained for the Marine Corps Marathon in 2006.  It’s exciting to hit this milestone and know that my marathon training is well underway. Those 14...

After a fantastic 5 days in Paris, we headed to Rome where we met my family that had been traveling throughout Italy.  We had so much fun with my family and getting to know the city. Roma Our flight from Rome to Paris was a breeze.  We kept Zain entertained with a movie on hubby’s iPad and he was a little angel, as usual .  Upon arriving...

I ran 3 times in the 5 days we were in Paris and each run was better than the last. If I needed any motivation to run, that was easy – I didn’t want to gain 20lbs on vacation.  And I probably would have considering that this was my usual breakfast: Pain au Chocolat: buttery chocolatey heaven And I usually ended my day with one of these: A...

A gorgeous view of Notre Dame We are back from our amazing trip to Paris and Rome.  We had a fantastic time and I can’t wait to tell you all about it.  I’m going to split up my recap into a few posts otherwise I’d have a post a mile long for you. First up – our time in Paris! We went totally strollerless on this trip and it made life...

Zain fell asleep during our run! I know that might not be a big deal to most running moms or dads whose kids fall asleep often in the stroller, but this is epic for us.  Zain is not the best sleeper and he frequently gives me a tough time when I want to put him to sleep.  A couple months ago, I posted that we had to stop in the middle of a run...