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I run because I can

 run- not because I am the fastest, tallest, quickest runner- I do it because I can.…


Added by Jenny Gemmill on July 4, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Slow Down...

That is what my body was telling me on Monday but I choose to power through the week then ended up sick & on the couch all day on Friday.  Thankfully I could rest with my boys at VBS all morning and 2 sweet friends who took the boys home for me after VBS.  Though I wasn't horribly sick, I needed some rest & medicine.  Summer break isn't the ideal time for moms to get sick- many of us are home with kids needing supervision and entertainment. 

Needless to say, my…


Added by Jenny Gemmill on July 4, 2012 at 3:28pm — No Comments

Summer break- the good, the bad & the ugly

Every summer I look forward to time with my boys but after about the first week of summer vacation I start to wonder if I am going to survive it.  I love my boys but they are boys- they are loud, messy, active, LOUD.... they are rarely calm and quiet which has caused all kinds of adjustments to be made to my daily routine. 

Today is Saturday and we have officially survived our first week off-  was it a success?  We had our moments- good, bad & ugly- but overall we…


Added by Jenny Gemmill on June 16, 2012 at 12:53pm — No Comments

Top 5 reasons why I love to run

Today is National Running Day.  Did you go for a run today?  If you are not a runner, you probably thinking a day like National Run Day is silly.  Why would anyone want to celebrate running?  But for runners, we don't need a reason like National Run Day to run- we just love it. 

So in honor of National Running Day, here are the top 5 things I love about running:

5.  Running can be done solo or in a group.  When I played tennis, I needed a partner to play. …


Added by Jenny Gemmill on June 10, 2012 at 5:23pm — No Comments

What are you chasing?

Today I had a productive day.  I cleaned the house, started to refinish our leather chair (we will see how that turns out!) and worked on my teaching for summer bible study.  It rained for most of the day so I did not get my run in.  It was nice to give my body a break- I am sure my dog was happy as well.

Yesterday I was able to train with my marathon partner- my husband, Glenn.  Our boys were at a sleep-over so we were able to run together in the morning.  We did a familiar…


Added by Jenny Gemmill on June 8, 2012 at 2:59pm — No Comments

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