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My Six Week Experiment: From 0 to 13.1

Hey everyone! Today I have a special guest on the blog! It’s my husband, Brandon, who is not actually a blogger. But after we ran our half marathon in November, I asked him if he would consider writing about his journey. I hope he inspires you to get up and get moving!   As most […]

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Our First Half Marathon

Well, we did it! Our first half marathon is complete! If you’ve been here awhile, you know that I’ve been training for my half marathon for some time now. You also know that my husband decided to hop on the bandwagon about 6 weeks ago…and somehow went from running 0 miles to 13.1 in that […]

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What Running Has Taught Me

When I started running, I had one goal in mind: run a 10 mile race in August. But as the months passed by, I realized I was doing much more than just training for a race. I was learning along the way. Because of the physical AND mental nature of running, I have been learning […]

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How to Get Back On The (Fitness) Wagon And My Half Marathon Training Update!

About a month ago, I ran my first 10 mile race (if you missed that post, click HERE!). And then…I stopped running. For the first week, it was intentional. I needed a break so my body could heal from whatever hip/groin thing was going on. And then on week two, I ran three miles at […]

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Five Ways to Make Time to Work Out (Even With a Full Time Job!)

I recently asked the question on Instagram: What prevents you from working out? And basically…it boils down to not having the time and energy. AKA MOTHERHOOD. Listen, friends. I get it. I spent my pre-motherhood, after work hours at the gym. I went to a class 4-5 days a week most weeks, including Saturday mornings […]

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My First 10 Mile Race

If you don’t follow me on Instagram, (@thisaveragemom) then you don’t already know that this past Saturday, I ran my first Crim!! To be fair, I have run Crim events in the past, but only ever made it to an 8K (5 miles). So, this year, I DID IT…I ran the actual 10 mile Crim. […]

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From Couch Potato to Race Runner: My Training Update (and 5 tips you can use to start your own fitness journey!)

5 Tips You Can Use to Start Your Own Fitness Journey

Can you believe it’s almost AUGUST? You guys, that can’t be true, right?!?! Where does the time go? Speaking of time flying, my 10 mile race is in less than ONE month. And with a vacation coming up (!!!), I know I have to be very intentional about what my training will look like for […]

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How to Stay Motivated When You Want to Give Up

For the last few weeks, I’ve been running. And it’s been hard. I’m only up to 3-point-something miles per run, and I’ll let you in on a little secret: by 2.5 miles, I’m ready to give up. My head tells me that it’d be sooo much easier if I just walked for a couple minutes. […]

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Challenge Accepted: Run the Crim

Well, last week my mom called and asked if I wanted her to fly me up to Michigan to run the Crim. The Crim is a 10 mile race in Flint. They have other events too– the last time I ran an event at the Crim it was the 8K and I was newly pregnant […]

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About Me

I'm Meghan. I am an average mom.

I'm Meghan. I am an average mom.

I am a wife and mama of two, just trying to keep everyone decently happy and content. I love scrapbooking, reading, the elusive date night, and iced coffees.
I'm Meghan. I am an average mom.