Monthly Archives: November 2011

Another Week – Ending in a Great Run

Whew!  What a difference a week makes!   Call me insane, I guess.  I didn’t stick to the schedule this week.  I’ve said for 4 weeks straight that I am going to stick to it, but it just doesn’t work … Continue reading

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I Would Have Paid ANYTHING For a Glass of Air

It has been a very long running week.  Will someone PLEASE, oh please remind me that I should not change my running schedule??  I thought I’d learned my lesson, but I apparently have not.  I believe this now qualifies for … Continue reading

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I‘m going to bed, now.   It’s 10pm.   In the morning, I am going to run longer than I’ve ever run before:  14 miles!  I am nervous, anxious and scared.

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More Dead Rats!

The week before last, my husband and I ran and saw 4 dead rats during the run.  It was weird. Today, I ran and saw a whopping SIX dead rats!  Okay – 5 rats and 1 mouse.  Gross!  I also … Continue reading

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Just Checking In

Alright.  I’ve started Week 6 of my marathon training.  Yesterday, when I thought about this I got a little down.  I’d forgotten I’m on an 18 week program and not a 16 week..  So, the race is a full 12 … Continue reading

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Trying out Some New Stuff This Weekend

Okay, so maybe I’m a sucker, but… I got some new socks that are supposed to help support my arches, reduce the likelihood of blisters and chafing and make me run twice as fast. 🙂 Alright, so they don’t claim … Continue reading

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What I Have Learned about Me

These are the things that I have learned about myself in the past few weeks: I hate waking up early but I also don’t like starting a run after about 7:30 am.  My disdain for running late overrides my love … Continue reading

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