Monthly Archives: September 2013

Sometimes you just need to get away

Ever get so overwhelmed that you just shut down? There’s so much to be done. You have no idea where to start, so you just don’t do anything. Everything just piles up while you sit there immobilized, like a deer … Continue reading

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A week of just running

I ditched the training schedule this week. I was hoping that an easy, low-mileage week would help me get back to feeling normal. Tuesday: 3 mile trail run at Walnut Creek. I ran naked and it felt good. By naked, … Continue reading

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I’m not a basket case

I’m a complete basket case. This is the thought I kept going back to during my long run last weekend. I kept thinking of myself as a complete basket case because I felt like a frazzled mess. Could the pain … Continue reading

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SUP Yoga

Ever since I first heard about Stand Up Paddle board yoga, I’ve wanted to do it. In fact, the one time I was on a paddle board (during our Vermont vacation last summer) I tried a few poses. My current Facebook profile … Continue reading

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Marathon Training?? Week six

Monday: Scheduled rest day. Tuesday: Scheduled: 5 easy miles Actual: 10 lap swim as a warm-up 40 minutes of pool running 2 lap swim cool-down It’s hard to see in this picture, but there is a tiny sliver of moon … Continue reading

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One thing.

1. Don’t buy anything. Ever. I think this only applies to me. I have a problem spending money on things. It’s the opposite problem that affects most people. I really hate doing it. I will hem and haw over something … Continue reading

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Marathon Training Week Five

Monday: Scheduled rest day Tuesday: Scheduled: 5 easy miles Actual: 5 easy miles around town before work 9:52 pace I got my bathing suit and water belt out the night before, thinking that I should probably do some pool running … Continue reading

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