Boost It with Blueberries {Recipe: Secret Ingredient Oatmeal}

Secret Ingredient Oatmeal from www.dineanddish.net

I thought about going back through my past 6 1/2 years of blog posts to count how many times I brought up the fact that I was trying to lose weight, or struggling with my weight, etc. But then I knew that it would just be “a lot” and decided to go with that. It’s…

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Real Talk: Health and Red Faced Running

Red Faced Runners Spotlight

A feeling of pure happiness washes over me every time I see the photo above. Then, at some point, that happiness turns to disappointment and shame. You see, that was probably one of the happiest “regular” days of my life. My husband and I were in Park City, Utah on a little getaway. I was…

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Sidelined to Share An Exciting Announcement #RFR5K

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2 weeks ago I shared a post introducing you to The Red Faced Runners. So many of you have joined in the #RFR5K challenge, sharing your red faces with us and motivating us along the way. Well, I am excited to share that because of the overwhelming response from others, we decided The Red Faced…

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Let’s Run – A 5K Group Readers Challenge (5K Training Tips)

Join the Red Faced Runners 5K Challenge

I started training to run a 5K back in mid January. Mid-January I went from being pretty much sedentary, to getting my body moving. During my training I learned all about pace, heart rate, strengthening your core, etc. I worked hard, lost weight, gained energy and confidence and felt better about myself than I honestly…

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The Runner’s Diet {Recipe: Spring Salad with Orange Vinaigrette}

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In 80 days, I’ll be running my first 5K – not walking, but R-U-N-N-I-N-G. As I’ve mentioned, I’ve officially gotten off my sedentary butt and have taken to going to the gym 4-5 times a week since the new year. I have also been exercising at home on my off days. I’m working with a…

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