Category Archives: Training

I ran a mile!

It went like this. I woke up early, hopped on the treadmill, and walk a half mile. Then I “cranked” up the speed to 6.0.  I know, whoa. I huffed and puffed and my foot hurt a little, but I … Continue reading

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It’s been far too long since I’ve been excited to face the day. But tomorrow I will be starting my long road back to running (I hope). Here’s the plan: walk 1/2 mile, slow-slow jog 1 mile, walk 1/2 mile. … Continue reading

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A little inspiration

My Google Reader is filled to the brim so it surprises me when in my daily blog skimming I come across a post that take a hold of me. This one comes to us from “The Happy Runner” who challenges … Continue reading

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Just call me Ms. Dramatic

So last night’s post may have been a bit dramatic. It’s hard to feel like you’re at the end of your rope time after time… after time. My bum foot certainly feels better than yesterday, and I’m starting my stretches … Continue reading

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The Underdog

Not too long ago, I don’t think anyone would have considered me an underdog, but now I look at myself in the mirror and wondered just what happened in the past two years. I know it has a little to … Continue reading

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To beginning runners…

I don’t claim to be an expert or coach, and I’ve only been running for about five years, starting when I was 25. However, after running many a race including two marathons, I can certainly provide some advice or my … Continue reading

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Knee Injury

A weird tweak in my knee last night while changing positions means no running. Instead, I spent some quality time with the elliptical and Jillian Michaels.

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