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SOJO Marathon Race Recap(My First Marathon!!!!)

After days, weeks, months of training I finally did it. I ran my first marathon, 26.2 miles! I am still on cloud 9 from one of the best days. I accomplished something that seemed so daunting, and I enjoyed every … Continue reading

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Cooper at 11 months

This month has been a big one! Cooper cut 3 top teeth all at once, started pushing furniture or toys around so he can walk with assistance, and climbs up stairs. He is so giggly, playful, and happy. He loves … Continue reading

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(First) Marathon training week 15

I just finished week 15 of my first ever marathon training. I am 1 week out from my first marathon!!! I am more excited than nervous and can’t wait to see how it all goes. This last week all of … Continue reading

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(First)Marathon Training week 14

I am getting so excited to race. I feel ready and confident I’ll be able to finish, the test will be how long it will take me. I haven’t been doing a lot of speed work for a specific time … Continue reading

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(First)Marathon Training Weeks 10-12

Marathon training brings a lot of highs and a lot of lows. I wasn’t expecting to feel burnt out or ready to quit. There have been SO many mornings where I asked myself why I was getting up so early … Continue reading

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(First)Marathon Training Week 13

My marathon is 3 weeks away. EEk! I am so excited and also so ready to NOT be training. Don’t get me wrong, I love running, but having to stick to a schedule for this long has worn me out. … Continue reading

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(First)Marathon Training weeks 7-9

I am way behind on updating my first marathon training but I want to document anyway. I have a running journal that I write in after every run to see how I’m feeling, any aches or pains, what I ate … Continue reading

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Cooper at 10 months

At 10 months(posting a month late, oops!)Cooper is finally sleeping through the night regularly and taking after Jackson in the sleep department(doesn’t require a whole lot). He loves bath time and kicks like a wild man the minute he gets … Continue reading

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Cooper meets Great Grandpa Gwynn

A month ago my mom, Cooper and I snuck away for a weekend in Washington. Josh took work off and watched the 3 older kids. He was so cute with the kids and took on all dad duties like a … Continue reading

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Japan Day 4: Last Day

Day 1 and 2&3 Our last day in Japan was a Sunday so we woke up and made our way to church and then checked out some Buddhist temples. Left to right: my father in law Richard, brother in laws … Continue reading

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