Monthly Archives: December 2012

New Year’s Resolutions: A Big Load of #@%^

Of course this is my opinion on what’s best for my life. There’s something about a new year that makes us want a fresh start. I’ve seen it posted all over Facebook: “I can’t wait for a new year to … Continue reading

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Runner Down

Ever since the painful 17-miler of three weeks ago I’ve been dreading today’s scheduled 20-miler. Wednesday’s two miles on the treadmill left me limping. While much better, my tendonitis has not yet healed. The bone spurs are a permanent part … Continue reading

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About This Coaching Thing…

“Strange fascination, fascinating me; Changes are taking the pace I’m going through.” David Bowie For me 2012 has been a year of changes. I left an organization I’d been a part of for 15 years. I wrote about that, as … Continue reading

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Snapshot Saturday: The 26.4.26

The Saturday before Christmas is one of the busiest days of the year, what with all of the last minute shopping and cooking. But more than 900 people set that aside this morning. We had cold hands and warm hearts … Continue reading

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26.4.26

Runners seem compelled to come together in support of a cause greater than ourselves. That’s why I was  grateful but not  surprised to learn that X3 Endurance and Nashville Running Company have put together an event to raise funds for … Continue reading

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#26Acts

There is a wonderful movement going on over at Twitter. Ann Curry (@anncurry) is encouraging people to commit 26 acts of kindness in honor of the victims of the Newtown, CT shooting. As a result people are doing wonderful things … Continue reading

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If I Die Tonight

If I die tonight at age 51, someone at my funeral will likely say something like, “Her life was cut short by [fill in the disease or accident]. But at age 51 I’ve already lived a lot. I’ve been married … Continue reading

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Oh, My Aching Feet: The Podiatrist Report

I met my new podiatrist today. He began by poking around my feet to create a pain response. And a response he did create! Then he used an ultrasound machine so he…and I…could get a good look at the problem. … Continue reading

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I’ve gained…

…Mobility. When I went to the YMCA on Saturday I inadvertently parked my car too close to the white line…on the driver’s side. Following my workout, I discovered the car to my left was also parked too close…to the same … Continue reading

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Snapshot Saturday: Rudolph’s Red Nose Run

I woke up so sore from yesterday’s 17 miles, I decided to do three miles on the elliptical trainer. That didn’t make for great photos, but take heart. I had camera in hand at last night’s Rudolph’s Red Nose Run … Continue reading

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