Running the Regensburg Frauenlauf

MilliGFunk Running the Regensburg Frauenlauf 6K

Now that I’ve announced our pregnancy, I can finally tell you about the last road race I ran. I didn’t want to tell you about it until you knew I was pregnant, because being pregnant was part of what made the race fun for me. This was also the first big … Continue reading

Marathoner to Mommy: What a Difference A Year Makes

Marathoner to Mommy

Today in 2013, I Ran My First Full Marathon Nick was recently home from Afghanistan, we were quickly approaching our first wedding anniversary, and I’d spent the previous 9 months counting down his deployment and running — a lot. Today in 2014, I’m 36 Weeks Pregnant We’re in Germany now, … Continue reading

Giveaway: World Championship Spartan Race – Win a Race Entry!

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post. I’m promoting Spartan Race in exchange for a free race entry to give away here on Marrying the Army. All opinions are my own. Between now and December 7th (the giveaway will end on December 6th, and I’ll announce the winner on December 7th), … Continue reading

Exercising Through Pregnancy: Old Me & New Me

Pregnant - Daydreaming of Sushi and Beer - MilliGFunk

Pregnancy is a hugely personal experience. Every woman’s body and baby (or babies) are different, and what’s right for one woman isn’t necessarily right for other women. This week I want to share why I’ve chosen to exercise through my pregnancy. These posts aren’t about judgment, they’re about sharing my experience … Continue reading

Spartan Race Giveaway

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post. I’m promoting Spartan Race in exchange for a free race entry to give away here on Marrying the Army. All opinions are my own. If you’ve been reading Marrying the Army for long, you’ll know that running’s played an important role in my life … Continue reading

Four Reasons to Celebrate National Running Day

People Run Collage

Today is National Running Day! National Running Day, held annually on the first Wednesday in June, is a day when runners nation-wide  declare their passion for running. This is a coast-to-coast celebration of a sport that is simple, inexpensive, and fun. It is the perfect way for longtime runners to reaffirm their love of running and … Continue reading

Stepping It Up for the Trekking Challenge

As if I weren’t already acutely aware of how little endurance work I’ve done since we left Colorado, I learned last week about a challenge that USAG Wiesbaden’s MRW is holding this summer called the Trailblazers Club. From now until September 14th, participants can opt to work toward one of … Continue reading

Pat's Run

Each year, the Pat Tillman Foundation hosts a 4.2-mile fundraiser run to support the Tillman Military Scholars. My husband’s parents have run all 9 Pat’s Run events, and this year we were in Tempe, Arizona to run it with them. The 4.2-mile race — one of the largest races in America — … Continue reading

Musings from the Antlers Hilton

Movers were in our home on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday. On Thursday we sold my car. On Saturday we turned in our apartment keys and drove away from the apartment for the last time. We slept on our family room floor for most of the week, but the movers … Continue reading

Packing Away the Medals

The movers came today to pack all of our household goods, and they’ll return tomorrow to load everything for shipment to Germany. Surprisingly, today wasn’t sad. It’s my first Army PCS, but somehow, I think I’ve already accepted that purging and packing are part of Army life. There was a … Continue reading

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