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A Different Kind of Year

Last night as I lay in bed trying to fall asleep I was feeling slightly bad for myself when I thought about how my workouts had changed and how my running habits had changed. But then I recalled that in spite of what feels like a shift toward “exercising” (I …

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Spring Training

Not the baseball kind (opening day was last week, and our home team had to shovel off the field in order to play-) but the “get ready for race season” kind of training. There are so many races to choose from, I find myself wanting to run them all. But …

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My goals are my goals

I like things to be neat and tidy, and when my life is messy and things aren’t clear and the path is twisty and bumpy, I need to find a way to make sense of it all. I need to go through this sometimes messy, lengthy, uncomfortable  process myself. I …

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New Year, Same Goals

Now that we are well into February, I find myself thinking about my fitness goals for the year. Last year my goal was to run 14 races in 2014, I actually ended up running 16, 3 of which were half marathons, and managed to pull that off while taking 2 …

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