Month: September 2012

Bloghop!

Are you like me?  Do you get inspired by the journey of other runners? Does reading about other people’s struggles and victories give you strength and reassurance that you’re not alone in your own struggles? I’m frequently looking at other blogs, seeking wisdom and opportunities to cheer other people along.  That’s why I was pleased…

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Climate Control

I know that for some people, training on a treadmill is the most boring, dreadful way to train for a race.  I don’t disagree, but up until recently, it has been a necessary evil in my life.Up until recently, Greg and I have been working on a cruise ship and while at sea, sometimes the…

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Pounded by the Pavement

I fully acknowledge that I have no idea how long an appropriate rest period is after running a half marathon at the best of times, but considering my ongoing (but receding) achilles tendinitis and the tightness in my calf for at least a week after the race, I decided to take ‘er easy for a while.…

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Photo Phriday

Since I’m so tired that it feels like my brain is broken (up late and early with Scooter, thanks to a rough round of chemo), I have decided to institute a new alliterative funzie. Photo Phriday. This week will feature extra photos from the Disneyland Half Marathon, largely taken my Greg, because he’s generally just…

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Paying it Forward

When I started running (and I still have problems thinking of myself of a runner), I was naive. “Oh, it’s an inexpensive sport.  All you need is you.  No gym, no personal trainer.  Just you and your legs.  And maybe one decent pair of shoes.” Laughable, I know. Tech clothing, compression socks, hydration belts, Garmins,…

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