Monthly Archives: December 2011

Merry Christmas and On to Week 14

I got up this morning and ran my final 4 mile run of the week.  It was okay.  My knee was a little achy, so we took the regular walk break at the 1-1/2 mile points.  I was glad to … Continue reading

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To the Window…. To the Wall…

Alright, sorry if you were thinking you were gonna get something other than my humble blog about training for a marathon!  I’ll try as hard as I can to be as riveting as the chant that inspired my title today.  … Continue reading

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Some Days You Don’t Have It, but SOME DAYS YOU DO!!

I ran further than I’ve ever run – again!  Today’s run was 17 miles and I finished it feeling pretty good.  Yay me! A couple of days ago, I was struggling to figure out WHEN I could actually get this … Continue reading

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A New Week, Some More Running and Rambling ;-)

Monday rolled around like clockwork.  It always does, doesn’t it?  I got dressed in my running outfit (and a real frumpy one at that) and took my daughter to school as usual, with the intent of running when I got … Continue reading

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Week 10 and 16 Miles – DONE!

Today, I ran further than I’ve ever run:  16 miles!  Yay me.  It wasn’t particularly pretty and sure wasn’t easy, but I did it.  When we (husband and friend) started the run, I thought:  “Uh, oh.  We are running too … Continue reading

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p.s. Nothing’s Messed Up (as far as we know)

The visit to the doctor yesterday was, in my estimation, a waste of time and money.  The P.A. and doctor both felt my knee, listened to the ‘crunching’ sound and ordered an xray.  There was nothing out of the ordinary … Continue reading

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Don’t Stop Me NOW!!

Here’s a recap of how I got where I am now: Five days ago, I fell on my right knee and hit it pretty hard.  I have a brand new sore to show for it, too.  I also busted my … Continue reading

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…. (insert DEEP sigh) …

No sense in dragging it out.  I fell.  On my knee that had surgery.  ugh  So, how’d it happen?  I let a big wasp in the house (WHY ARE THERE STILL WASPS FLYING AROUND IN NOVEMBER ANYWAY??) and was sort … Continue reading

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