My first blog post!

Well hello there, blogger world! I’ve been a super secret blog stalker for a while now.  For some reason 2014 seemed like the right time for me to join the cool kids and start a blog of my own! 

It feels kinda awkward writing my first blog post…like a blind date or something…so I guess I’ll start by explaining my blog name! 

#1 “Mouthy” – ok yes, I can be a little bit of a spitfire at times, but mostly I just like getting all up in people’s mouths.  Get your mind out of the gutter –  I’m in dental school! 

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We practice on scary looking machines called “Dexters”

Sometimes I have to let my clinic parter get all up in MY mouth…it can be terrifying.

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Ok ok, this is actually just a cleaning (they don’t let us use drills on people for a while) and she’s pretty much thebomb.com so it’s fine!

#2 “Marathon” – I am addicted to marathons.  I’ve ran two full and countless half marathons, and a couple of Ragnar Relays. I haven’t run as much since I had my baby.  I got a stress fracture in my left leg and another one in my right foot.  I don’t recommend it. I hope this blog will keep me accountable for getting back into the swing of things! 

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This is after the New Orleans Rock n’ Roll Marathon where I beat my 6’3″ husband by an hour and a half! I had hurt my foot so I still came in 30 min slower than I had hoped but it was a PR none the less! 4:11:47 Next time I go sub-4.

I thought it was hard running with a prego belly…

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…but running with a baby in a jogger is way harder! So much respect to moms who do this all the time with multiple kids! 

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sorry if you get a headache from this blurry picture!

#3 “Mom” – Well I suppose this is the easiest one to explain. I have a one year old little girl that is the cutest, spunkiest, most opinionated, smartest person I know! But I guess I could maybe be a little bit biased 😉

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I know I know, she doesn’t look a thing like me.  It’s really rude! She got gorgeous tan skin and dark hair and eyes like her handsome dad.  

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Ignore my crazy hair. Direct your attention to the cute baby and my handsome hubby 🙂

She just had her first birthday and I’m still not ok with the fact that she’s growing up so fast. That’s another reason I wanted to start this blog.  I want to be able to write down, photograph ,and video all the fun stages in her life so that I never forget or lose track of it.  

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So there you have the story of my blog name, MouthyMarathonMom.  I like alliterations so the fact that all the words start with an “M” makes me really happy.  

How do I end a blog post? The end?? 

The End.  

Or maybe “The Beginning” is more appropriate. 

The Beginning. 

 

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