Headed on Out

 

Morning friends! I am headed on out to New Orleans today for the Jazz half marathon! I ran this race in 2010 and really love it, and can’t wait to do it again, even if I am not in the best shape/health, it will still be a blast. New Orleans is an awesome place to race and I love this one not only because it’s smaller and less crowded, but it benefits Children’s Hospital.

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Jazz half 2010

Don’t forget about my virtual run this weekend!! If you didn’t tell me you wanted to participate before, that’s ok, you can still join in! All you have to do is run between today and Sunday, and either blog about it and comment here, or post a photo on ZOOMA’s Facebook wall of your run and you will be entered to win PRIZES! Also, either e mail me or leave a comment I would love to know you completed the virtual run and include you (and photo!) in a round up post!

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The race will count as my virtual run, I can’t wait to tell you all about it on Monday!

(Also don’t forget if you sign up for ZOOMA Florida and enter code FLAMB4 at checkout you will save 10%!)

I hope you have enjoyed my posts about my Galaxy S3 courtesy of Verizon the past 3 months. I really enjoyed the phone! If you missed any, here is a recap so you can go back and see what they were all about:

Blogging Made Easier

Safely Go

Samsung Galaxy S3 Favorites

Chobani Dinner at Evoo

I Made It

Boston Bound

A New Ambassador

Thanks so much to Verizon for this amazing opportunity to be a part of a very cool program, I really enjoyed it!

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Don’t forget, It’s domestic violence awareness month, and every time you share a photo into the contest, Verizon will donate $1 to the national dating abuse hotline!

 

QOTD: What has been your favorite destination race?

Disclosure: I am participating in the Verizon Wireless Ambassador program and have been provided
with a wireless device and three months of service in exchange for my honest opinions about the
product.

Safely Go

 

I love being connected to the world (and have to be for work), therefore I love my cell phone. I keep it with me at all times, much to my husband’s annoyance, and constantly check my e mail, calls, and texts. While this is fine most of the time, while I am driving it is NOT ok. Did you know it takes approximately 4.6 seconds to answer a text? That’s like driving the length of a football field….blindfolded. A million bad things could happen in that time frame

I will admit, it is very very tempting to text and drive, but it’s not safe. Also, it’s usually a very unimportant text that is coming through anyway that could wait.  Verizon has fortunately made it a bit easier for me with their new Safely Go app. (You can find it in the Google Play store under the Verizon tab)

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The app sends an auto response text every time you receive a text while driving and have the app running. This idea is genius, and hopefully also helps other people realize the dangers of texting and driving. But keep in mind, this only works if the driver realizes the danger and uses the app.  There are currently 39 states that have laws about texting and driving, so let’s spread the word, and help keep our roads safe.  Also, you wouldn’t want to hit a runner or biker while texting and driving would you?

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Yesterday, Bobby and I ran 6 miles, and then went to the gym and lifted chest, tri’s, and legs. My run felt great, I feel like I am finally getting back into a groove, but still praying my foot holds up as I up my mileage! Yesterday was my first attempt at a back to back run where I doubled the mileage of day 2 (day one was 3 miles, day two 6) as I start to gear up for Goofy in January!

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Want a recap of my speech/session on Social Media at Healthy Living summit? It’s up on the HLS website!

QOTD: Do you ever do two workouts in one day?

Disclosure: I am participating in the Verizon Wireless Ambassador program and have been provided
with a wireless device and three months of service in exchange for my honest opinions about the
product.