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hey, it’s a start anyway

New Year’s Eve day we had reports of a snowstorm moving in. So, that morning, I am happy to say that I did get out and on the move, hoping to beat the storm. During the first mile, I began … Continue reading

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winter challenges: food and running

All summer long, salad sat at the center of my eating patterns. I mean, you can pretty much throw anything in a salad, after all, and it works. It’s nutritious and tastes great. Summer did not involve a whole lot … Continue reading

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a different path

After some pretty frigid temps, there’s been a nice respite in the weather. It felt good to get out on the city park trails which wind along next to the river. Didn’t even wear a hat. In the summer, the … Continue reading

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chilly run

I admit it. I really kind of had to fight with myself today to get outside and run. But, hey, it was so worth it! At issue was the temperature. It was below freezing. Even though I fully expect to … Continue reading

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wind run

I don’t know why a windy run always takes me by surprise, but it does. Yesterday’s run reminded me, again, all about wind. There’s all that resistance as you’re heading into it, and the pleasant relief of turning a corner … Continue reading

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rain run

It starts out as just a sort of misty sprinkling. About the end of mile two, it’s a full-on rain. Since it’s about 40 degrees out, I wear a couple of layers, including my windbreaker, along with a hat. And, … Continue reading

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remembering who you are – the toolbox

I still struggle against unhealthy patterns learned early on in life and in a long-term abusive relationship. The objective is always to remember who I am, and to honor that. That’s not always as easy as it might sound. There’s … Continue reading

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