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I Keep On Falling…

It’s long run day. I remembered my plethora of items and to-dos. I even wrote a cheat sheet for my route. The weather was PERFECT for a run. I lost my cheat sheet on the run. Looked down and my … Continue reading

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Trying to Remember if I’ve Forgotten Something

Tomorrow is ‘long run’ day.  18-19 miles of running long.  After this run, I WILL START MY TAPER until the MARATHON!  WHAT???  My run next week is 14-15 miles.  I guess that’s a taper, right?  Man, oh man.  I’m doing … Continue reading

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There’s Always Next Week, I Guess

So, I had a terrible run last Friday.  I guess it was good in that I tried and I eventually got to the end.  Does it really matter that I had to walk nearly 20% of the distance at the … Continue reading

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Taking it Day By Day

Lately, I’ve begun to remember what training is really like. It it tiresome. It hurts. It’s stressful. It’s uncertain. It’s tiresome: I run 4 days a week and do miscellaneous cross training on 2 days. I praise God for that … Continue reading

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Streak Completed

I got a little ‘creative’ but I completed my June Streak.  Go me… On another note, this humidity is KILLING ME.  Seriously.  I’ve had enough of it.  Fortunately, Mother Nature is giving us a break this week.  The temperature is … Continue reading

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June Streak

I’m on a streak.  It’s June 16 and I have not ‘not done’ a workout/run this month.  I was also planning to not drinking alcohol in June but that didn’t work out.  My friend got a Margaritaville machine and, well…  … Continue reading

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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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