Category Archives: Health and Fitness

Half marathon training begins now!

I haven’t done a half marathon since spring 2016. That year I completed the Frostbite Half in February, the Little Rock Half in March, and the Country Music Half in April. That feat of completing three halfs within 90 days … Continue reading

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Snapshot Saturday: Ashville

Hubs and I just returned from spending a few days in the Ashville, NC area. We were outdoors most of the time. I find nature to be very therapeutic. Here are some pics from the trip. I’m saving one picture … Continue reading

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Snapshot Saturday, 9/16/17

Today I’m celebrating another trip around the sun. I kept things very low-key, beginning with a run on a nearby green way. I feel fortunate to leave near such beauty.

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Snapshot Saturday: Heroes 6K

It was a beautiful morning in Leiper’s Fork, TN, perfect for the Heroes in Recovery 6K. Why a 6K and not the customary 5k? The extra distance is in recognition of the extra work one must do to remain in … Continue reading

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Gray Pride

It finally happened. Friday night hubs and I went out for a quick bite. We were offered the Senior Discount… …without asking for it. I’m not gonna lie; it stung a bit. Not because I don’t like saving money; it … Continue reading

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Adulting Through Injury

Well, folks, I have Achilles tendonitis. I’ve been training for an October 29 half marathon. Last week I noticed some pain while running (and walking). Thursday night during my running club meetup, things intensified to the point I was limping … Continue reading

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Snapshot Saturday and a Race Report: The Heroes in Recovery 6K

This morning I did the Heroes in Recovery 6K. Why hold a 6k rather than the traditional 5K race? The extra kilometer is in honor of the extra distance people in recovery must go to stay clean and sober. I … Continue reading

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Snapshot Saturday: Labor Day edition

I taught Sunday School yesterday and the lesson was about God’s magnificence. I asked my 80+ year-old students, “Do you think we pause often enough to reflect on the awesomeness of God?” Most agreed that we don’t. I had to … Continue reading

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Running in Americana

On Saturday I told you about my miserable, humid, six-mile run. Today I get to tell you about last night’s wonderful three-miler with my running club. When I turned on my iPod I discovered the battery was dead. I must … Continue reading

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A beautiful morning for a run

I’m training for a late October half marathon. The plan I’m using has me running four times per week with one of those being a weekend long run. Two of my three weekday runs often take place on the treadmill … Continue reading

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