Monthly Archives: January 2012

Too Much Time on My Hands

Okay, so now I know what I will do this week since I’ve freed up some time not devoted to running.  I am going to visit Weather.com and check the weather in Galveston 16 times a day and then send … Continue reading

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Attitude & Effort

There are only 7 more days until my first full marathon.  WOW!  It doesn’t seem exactly like YESTERDAY that I started training, but in the words of some old cliche maker:  Time flies when you’re having fun.  I confidently declared … Continue reading

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Ten Days til My Marathon!

The countdown begins!  Only 10 days til my very first (only??) full marathon!  I am excited, nervous, scared…   Last night, I asked my husband this question:  “What if I can’t finish the race?”  He answered, “It’s not just about … Continue reading

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Top 5 Reasons Why I Love Runners

The other day I read a blog titled Top 10 Reasons I Hate Runners – or something like that. CLICK HERE TO READ IT:  http://www.chicagonow.com/lists-that-actually-matter/2010/10/top-5-things-to-hate-about-marathon-runners/ I’m pretty sure it was meant to be satirical but there was some serious hate … Continue reading

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Don’t You Just Love It?

Isn’t it great when you are struggling with something and BAM!  you see something that speaks right to you? Here’s the Runner’s World Quote of the Day: “It’s about you. It’s personal. You’re not racing against anyone else. You only … Continue reading

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Not Sure What to Think Now

This has been a weird, weird week for me.  This was my do-over week because I was sick last week and only ran two times (on Monday and Tuesday).  I felt so good after my all of my runs that … Continue reading

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Taped Up and Doing Okay

It’s midweek on the week after I was sick and didn’t run.  I’ve run 3 of my 5 runs for the week and I’m doing pretty good!  The rest seems to have really helped.  Go figure!  I’ve run all 3 … Continue reading

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This Week is a ‘Do-Over’ Week for Me

Last week, I ran woke up on Monday not REALLY feeling like running but I got out and tried.  On Tuesday, I had a headache, my throat was hurting and I felt tired and out of it, BUT I got … Continue reading

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Sick…

I’m sick.  Boo!  I started feeling kind of crappy a couple of days ago and it’s just gotten worse.  I had a 6 mile ‘marathon pace’ run yesterday:  missed it.  Today is my ‘rest’ day but I didn’t run yesterday … Continue reading

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Que the Violins

Alright:  click here to Que the Violins!  This will set the tone for my mood right now.  I’m feeling a little bit melancholic today.  I woke up with a sore throat, a tired body and head that just wasn’t in … Continue reading

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