March 2011

Coming up Roses

Coming up Roses

This week has been nuts! You helped me exceed my fundraising goal for the half marathon (you can still give!), I got the opportunity to share my story on ABC36 News at Noon, and the University of Kentucky community shared my story again on their […]

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Relief is: Learning that even if it takes me more than 4 hours, I will have an official RunTheBluegrass half-marathon time. It was really weighing hard on my mind, so I simply asked if official times would go over 4 hours (the cutoff from last […]

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When to speak up


I’m in Nashville right now helping a friend who had surgery today. While we were at the doctors office for her pre-op appointment, I was waiting for the restroom and overheard a conversation. The doctor is an orphopaedic surgeon and he treats a lot of […]

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Fundraising Update: Last Week!


This is the last week I’m going to be begging you for money towards my half-marathon fundraising! Here’s a quick video update and last plea: If you were hoping to be randomly chosen for the bracelet giveaway, I notified winners early this morning (Sunday), so […]

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8 Miles

8 Miles

I can’t believe it. The RunTheBluegrass half marathon is next Sunday. Yikes! This morning, Holli and I met up to tackle 8 miles. She and I were both dragging due to late nights watching UK make it to the Elite 8. We set off, and […]

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Non-Scale Victories: March Edition


My primary goal on this Skinny Emmie journey is to be able to live a functionally fit lifestyle. This means no more huffing and puffing up stairs, no more aches and pains, no more straining to be able to move in my day-to-day life without […]

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University of Kentucky Community

University of Kentucky Community

Wow. This morning, I woke up to seeing my photo on the UK NOW website (the news website for my alma mater, the University of Kentucky). For those who are coming here from that link, the UK Facebook page, Rideout Photography, or other places, I […]

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