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I’m In!

I got into the Bank of America Chicago Marathon through the lottery system!  I am SO excited. Before I got ‘the word’, I was wondering if my excitement would turn to panic or dread.  It didn’t.  I found out yesterday … Continue reading

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Selfie Sunday

I went to Chicago this weekend for a conference and was able to go out for a run on Sunday morning.  I had such a good time for a few reasons: 1.  The random route that I chose was interesting … Continue reading

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Hellooooooo…..

I’m back!  I ‘sat out’ for a while ‘resting and recovering’ from the Houston Marathon.  I’ve been going to physical therapy for my knee/hip and I’ve run a few times – really slow and short.  This week, I started Body … Continue reading

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Houston!

My second marathon was yesterday.  It was a long road to January 19, 2014. The last couple of weeks before the marathon were kind of stressful for me. Granted, it was stress created by me and was probably unnecessary, but … Continue reading

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The Countdown Has Begun

It’s been so long.  I haven’t posted for a myriad of reasons:  guilt, nothing to say, stress, procrastination…  I’m back, though!  Try to contain your excitement :-) So, my marathon is 10 days from today – January 19.  I’m feeling … Continue reading

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It’s Mostly Mental

There’s lots of ‘wisdom’ out there about what training for a marathon is like.  It’s a big commitment. It’s hard. It separates the serious from the not so serious. It takes over your life. It’s crazy… I agree with all … Continue reading

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I Am Getting Faster

It was never my goal (or desire), but I am becoming a faster runner.   I won’t be challenging the likes of Allyson Felix or Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce.  I don’t have an explosive start like them…  :-)  Give me some time to … Continue reading

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I am THAT lady, now

Never say never.  I used to look at people running with bottles of water strapped on their butts and think “I would never run with all of that stuff on”.  I never wanted to be ‘that lady’.  Yeah.  Never say … Continue reading

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I’ve Hit the Wall

I haven’t checked in for a few weeks, but everything is going just fine.  I am getting my runs done and am doing a some of my cross training.  I keep saying and promising myself that I am going to … Continue reading

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Yay! Meh… and UGH!

As you may or may not know, I am training for the Chevron Houston Marathon on January 19, 2014.  This will be my second marathon.  I ran the Galveston Mardi Gras Marathon in February of 2012.    It was mostly … Continue reading

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