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Marathon Training Gets Real

I started my training approximately six weeks after my final breast reconstruction surgery. I say approximately because I may have cheated and ran really slow for a couple of miles before I was really cleared to run. Keep in mind … Continue reading

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Nine Miles

Last week when I was doing my scheduled speed work I actually had a thought about how great it feels to be healthy again. If that is something you think about while doing speed work then I guess you aren’t … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for Broad Street

Yup, it’s been a while since I last posted. I can’t even begin to try and explain what has been going on so let’s just say that I started on a nice upswing in mid-February and have been on a … Continue reading

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Not So Iron Strong

Things were going so great. I was able to complete all of my training, I was even cross training, and wait for it…I did that damn Yoga for Runners DVD again. Then I went for my annual physical. Everything was … Continue reading

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Setting Goals and Sticking With Them

Having goals is good, sticking with them to the end is even better. If that sentence doesn’t scream, “duh,” I don’t know what does. A few months ago I set out on a plan to try an improve my 5k … Continue reading

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Just Running Around Here and There

Just because I haven’t anything in a gazillion weeks doesn’t mean that I have stopped running. Quite the contrary. I have been running and steadily building up my endurance. It’s just that I’ve been busy with other things lately. All … Continue reading

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Feeling Stronger

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” — Lao Tzu One of the hardest things when you stop running on a regular basis is what happens when you start running again. It is incredibly amazing how out … Continue reading

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