Monthly Archives: April 2011

Running Number Seven

In less than 12 hours from now I’ll be on the Country Music Half Marathon course. I’ve completed my pre-race ritual which consists of gathering everything I’ll wear or take with me and calling my friend Lynn to make her … Continue reading

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Lessons From J.W.

It’s been a while since I’ve blogged, but with good reason. I’ve spent much of the past eight days in the company of a 28-year-old dynamo. From him I’ve learned a few lessons that will stick with me for life. … Continue reading

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Your Thoughts, Please

Lately I’ve been working a lot of overtime hours leaving me little time to blog. Things will get back to normal sometime next week (whatever normal is). In the meantime, I saw this opinion piece in my local newspaper. I … Continue reading

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Back in the Saddle

I’m not entering triathlons this year so that I can stay focused on training for my first full marathon. Lately my workouts have been limited to running and lifting weights. No swimming. No cycling or spin class. No triathlon “bricks.” … Continue reading

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Slowly But Surely

Getting back on track following a recent illness has been more difficult than I’d like to admit. Last Saturday’s long run was a  measly six miler. My legs felt like lead and they wouldn’t “turn over” quickly. This week I … Continue reading

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Back Out There

This afternoon I’ll work out for the first time in nine days. I’ve been sick with some sort of crud. My fever finally broke last Sunday but my throat been sore…really sore.  An eight-miler is scheduled for today, but I’ve … Continue reading

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I’m Done

Today I went on the mother of all binges. I probably consumed 20,000 calories. You know what? I loved it. I’ve decided I really miss the donuts, ice cream with hot fudge sauce, cookies and cake. So I’ve made a … Continue reading

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