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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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18 Miles, By the Hardest

Last Saturday my training plan called for 18 miles. I planned to tackle a six mile loop three times. I’d done that loop before…when my training plan called for six miles. But then life happened. Friday night our electricity went … Continue reading

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Run When You Can

Nashville had a little sleet Wednesday morning. I was able to get to the gym for a treadmill session. All day Thursday I was looking forward to my weekly outing with my running club. But then rush hour traffic happened. … Continue reading

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Tales from the Treadmill

I have a love-hate relationship with the dreadmill treadmill. I find it mind-numbingly dull, but it’s nice to use when the weather is bad, like this morning, for instance. The treadmill also shows me improvements I’ve made in my fitness, … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Marathon Training

I’ve not written much about my marathon training. Writing about it means thinking about it and thinking about it brings up fear. You see, this is my third stint at marathon training and so far I have no medal to … Continue reading

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A New Year, A Clean Slate, A Blank…

Training Diary! My Facebook feed is full of new possibility posts, memes of blank pages and clean slates. I love that. In fact, I shamelessly stole the blank slate idea from a friend and updated my Pam Brown Life Coach … Continue reading

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My 2015: A Year of Hits and…

I was going to title this post “A Year of Hits and Misses,” but I think it was actually a year of hits and a few pretty good swings that didn’t quite connect with the ball. I like to spend … Continue reading

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Yesterday Was a Manic Monday

Back in the 80s the Bangles sang “Just another manic Monday.” Yesterday was such a day for me. Hubs has been on vacation; I have not. I trusted myself to wake up at my appointed time without an alarm clock. … Continue reading

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A Crazy Christmas 5K

Last night hub’s and my running club, the South Side Runners held a Crazy Christmas 5K as the final run of 2015. There were no road closures, no chip timing, no age group awards and no clock. A volunteer stood … Continue reading

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