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I must have been born to run. But as I child, I was a pretty lazy kid. I would eat lots of sugary snacks while curled up on the couch reading books for countless hours. Any physical activity was off the table. My stepfather would even call me nicknames like turtle or sloth because that was exactly how I […]
My name is Jen and it turns out that I am a RUNNER! Honestly, no one could be more surprised than me! Prior to this discovery, my entire life had been dedicated to dance; jazz, ballet, contemporary, tap – I did it all. I have been a dancer, a dance teacher, a competitive dance coach […]
This is an excerpt from my blog of when I decided to try running! I have always hated running. I remember in elementary school, all the way to high school, P.E. day on the dreaded “mile day.” Everyone passing me by while I grumbled and whined the whole way. I thought what’s the point? Who […]
I first want to say that I am thrilled to be part of #SweatPink as an Ambassador :). I would have written sooner, however I have been sick with some “mysterious” stomach aliment. I went in for some blood tests and a cat scan and I am waiting upon results. I’ve had Lupus for twenty-one years, […]
My fitness “ah-ha” moment started when I was in high school. I was NEVER an athletic child; I had asthma as a child and a lack of confidence which, looking back, I think contributed more than I realized to my inability to do well in sports. In my teens I was diagnosed with scoliosis and referred […]
My journey toward saying, “I’m a runner,” instead of, “I jog,” began as a series of small “aha” moments and resulted in both a job change and a few new PRs. AHA #1: In 2008, I was growing weary of what I once thought was my dream job. When I had to work Saturdays, I bribed myself […]
This morning I woke up in just enough time to head to the spin class I’d been planning to attend for more than a week. Actually, today’s spin class has been years in the making. I’ve wanted to try spinning forever, but was extremely intimidated by the proximity of the bikes to each other. When […]