100 Mile Challenge, Accepted

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One of my long-term fitness goals is to have a single month where I workout (run/walk/bike) 100 miles. This may be a small feat for some people I know who do that much in a week, but for me it’s a BFD. Take a look at my previous 12 months of workouts on dailymile: As […]

Read It: Published on the dailymile blog!

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While you’re waiting for my race recap from this weekend (I started writing it yesterday, hope to finish it soon!), you should check out this blog post I wrote for dailymile. I’ve been a member of dailymile since January 2010, and as you might recall, I blogged that dailymile as one of the social media platforms that […]

Giveaway: Dailymile Stickers!

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When I finally ordered my Dailymile t-shirt, I harassed Kelly (aka @dailymile) about my missing stickers? I wanted to pimp out my life with DM. I owe my life to social media sites like Dailymile, so I’m always wanting to pimp them when I can. Well, today I got a li’l white envelope packed with some Dailymile […]

I’m Amy and I’m a runner (Hi Amy)

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Me: Hello everyone. My name is Amy and I’m a runner. You: Hi Amy! Me: It’s been 12 hours since my last run. You: Wow. That’s awesome. Me: I don’t know if I can resist the temptation to run anymore. You: Don’t fight it. Celebrate it. Me: You got it. Hey world, I’m a freaking […]

Someday, that will be me

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I went with some of my DailyMile/FitMilwaukee/Twitter friends down to Kenosha early Saturday morning to cheer on the bazillion people I knew who were running either the half or full marathon. I can’t adequately put into words what Saturday was for me. I saw friends complete their longest runs ever. I saw my friends triumph. […]

How Social Media (@dailymile @twitter @facebook) saved my life

Social media saved my life. I’m not being melodramatic. I’m completely serious. Social media saved my life. No, I didn’t get lost only to be found with the help of friends on Twitter and an iPhone app. I didn’t use social media to help me figure out what terminal disease I had. Social media did so […]