Monthly Archives: November 2012

Death by Training?

Tonight at dinner mom informed me that too much exercise will kill me. How does she know this? She heard it on the news. Once back home following receipt of this cheerful prognostication I logged on to Shut Up and … Continue reading

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Where Was Snapshot Saturday?

Where was  yesterday’s Snapshot Saturday, you ask? Well, you may not have missed it but I can pretend you did. I was supposed to run 15 miles yesterday. Didn’t happen. I’m still having significant pain in both feet so I … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks for Abstinence

Thanksgiving:  one of the High Holy Days for people who deal with disordered eating. Thankfully, I don’t have to wake up tomorrow morning feeling angry with myself for gorging today. This morning I made hubs and myself a country ham … Continue reading

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Twinkie Begone

Let me be clear, this isn’t a post about labor unions vs. management. It’s about the health of our nation. I’ve been reading quite a few Facebook posts and on-line articles about Hostess’s decision to shut ‘er down. No more … Continue reading

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Snapshot Sunday: The Mayor’s 5K Challenge

Surprise! It’s Snapshot Sunday. The hubs and I really like the Mayor’s 5K Challenge. Nashville Mayor Karl Dean started this last year as part of his NashVitality effort. The event is free and the Metro Transit Authority provides free bus … Continue reading

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Snapshot Saturday: Viva la Diva

My friend and running buddy Lynn and I are still injured. We limped through the Viva la Diva 10 mile course and stayed in the back. In the back as in no one was behind us. In the back as … Continue reading

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Snapshot Saturday: Nashville Half Marathon

Every. Step. Hurt. If it weren’t for the plantar fasciitis in the left foot, the soft tissue inflamation in the right foot, and the killer menstrual cramps that sucker-punched me within the first two miles, it would have been a … Continue reading

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This Might Hurt

I’m scheduled to run 13 miles tomorrow. There just happens to be a half marathon in town. What are the odds? I have mild plantar fasciitis in my left foot and some sort of soft-tissue inflamation on the top of … Continue reading

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Chance Encounter and Heart Altars

I had the day off on Friday, as did hubs. We decided we’d hike at Radnor Lake. Radnor is only 20 minutes from my house but I haven’t been there in ages. I was looking forward to it. Hubs indicated … Continue reading

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On Cancelling the NYC Marathon

Citizens are divided. Opinions are voiced with passion and often vitriol. Those on one side don’t want to listen to those on the other side. Tempers are raging. It’s a complete standoff. I’m not referring to Tuesday’s presidential election, I’m … Continue reading

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