Tag Archives: Running

2013 Turkey Trot

Greg and I sure earned our turkey on Thursday. We got up on a blustery morning (it was 19 degrees when we got in the truck) and headed downtown for the 23rd Annual Pittsburgh YMCA Turkey Trot. Did I mention … Continue reading

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#pgh10miler

  Today was the Inaugural Pittsburgh EQT 10-miler, another medal for my list. Make that five! It was cold. I am not going to lie about that one bit. But that’s okay, because the run made me feel super strong. Here’s … Continue reading

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Tech Tuesday: Fitbit #Sponsored Review

Welcome to what I hope becomes a new feature here at ‘lil Burghers, Tech Tuesday! I’m a techie mama (my day job is in the IT Department) and I’ve been asked by some “fans” to write about how I use technology. … Continue reading

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Kid Bullies

  It is a steamy evening in this ‘lil suburb of Pittsburgh. An evening when I needed to go home, get a workout in, and be done with another Wednesday.  But, kid bullies got inside my head and frustrated me. … Continue reading

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Why I Run

Look what I found! Thank you to UPMC for having me record this…consider it my first ever vlog (I promise to get better…but talking about Wendy still brings tears to my eyes).

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Half Marathon Emotional Dump

This post is pure emotion…a dump of my thoughts post Half Marathon. What a day! Kids, I hope you can look back on a day and can say it was the best day of your life, even if that day … Continue reading

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Three Days

One of these days, I will be back and regularly sharing stories with you. For now, I am in final countdown mode. In three days, the goal I have been training for will be met. I will have completed the … Continue reading

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#PrayingForBoston

Yesterday’s bombing in Boston had us in a bit in shock. I seriously sat on the bed and cried for several minutes. Greg stared at EPSN instead of eating a juicy burger. It was my rest day, and I wanted … Continue reading

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Giving Up is Not an Option

This morning, I almost gave up. While I am still in “one-derland”, I gained a ‘lil bit of weight. A number on the scale caused me to cry. It’s stupid, right? An inanimate object made me cry all because it … Continue reading

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Finding My Peace

I’ll admit, for the last 29 years I have not been so kind to myself. This year, I turn 30 and have turned over a new leaf in my quest to be healthy (and that’s not just the physical, it’s the … Continue reading

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