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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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Fall half marathon training has begun

I funny thing happened following my April half marathon. Gardening. I traded my Saturday morning long runs for planting, weeding, deadheading, and fertilizing. I’ve been going to the gym three or four times a week, but I’ve only been maintaining … Continue reading

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When Forced to Rest

My last workout was the Rock N Roll Nashville half marathon on April 30. Last week I didn’t run/walk one step. I didn’t lift one weight. I had an unusually busy work week with two fundraising events and my coaching … Continue reading

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I’m a Half Fanatic!

Greetings from Half Fanatic #14549! When I decided to abort my marathon plan, I set a new goal. I wanted to qualify for the Half Fanatics club. The easiest way, in my opinion, to qualify is by completing three half … Continue reading

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Snapshot Saturday: 4-9-16. Not a Fun Run

This morning I was scheduled to run eight miles. It was cold and windy. I felt stiff and sluggish, never getting into a good rhythm. I decided to reframe my thinking. I told myself I could stop whenever I wanted … Continue reading

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Little Rock Rocked

I’m sure you spent the weekend wondering about my trip to Little Rock for the Little Rock Half Marathon. Well, wonder no more. Saturday morning I traveled to Memphis to pick up my half marathon partner, Becky. I was extremely … Continue reading

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Little Rock or Bust

This afternoon following my last appointment of the day I’ll begin packing for my weekend trip to Little Rock for the Little Rock Half Marathon. This isn’t the race for which I originally registered. I wanted to do the full … Continue reading

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My Half Marathon #12: A Report

I did the Cedars Frostbite Half Marathon on Saturday. After choosing not to finish a half in December, I decided to be stealth about this one. Only four people knew I was doing this: Hubs, because he’s hubs; my mom, … Continue reading

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Half Marathon #12 will have to wait

Today wasn’t my day. I was supposed to do my 12th half marathon, the Mt. Juliet Holiday Half. I lined up at the start with my new Gym Boss, prepared to do 2:1 intervals as I did during my 10 … Continue reading

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#OptOutside

It’s been a crazy few weeks, hence my absence here. Thankfully, yesterday provided a wonderful chance to clear the cobwebs from my brain. A few weeks ago outdoor retailer REI announced that in addition to closing on Thanksgiving (yay!) stores … Continue reading

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