Monthly Archives: February 2008

Inspirational Video

Every once in a while I open the “forwards” that are sent to me. I’m frequently short of time, so when I do open them it is usually because I have writer’s block or I need a couple minute break. … Continue reading

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3X1 mile

It was colder than 20 degrees but we did great! We tried to do each mile at our half marathon pace. First mile 14:15, second 14:50 and third about 14:20. Our last half marathon we averaged 14:30 per mile, so … Continue reading

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Bad Mood

I’ve been in a bad mood all day. Well, “bad mood” might be too much, I was in more of a blue mood. It started out when I dropped the car key under the car in the morning rain. I … Continue reading

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Beautiful Winter Days

Though I get really tired of the cold, snow, wind and slush this time of year, it is days like today that make me truly appreciate winter. The temps were in the high 20s or low 30s, there was no … Continue reading

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Could We Have Been Any More Geeky?

My friend Deb and I met at 2 p.m. today to get in our weekly long mileage. Normally we do distance on Saturday, but we refused to walk 8 miles inside a mall, and decided to give the bike trails … Continue reading

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Tempo

We did our “tempo” walk tonight – we walked for 10 min to warm up, then 40 min at the pace we will for the 21-mile event at Big Sur. I was a little worried because it had snowed several … Continue reading

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Feeling Better

I’m not quite right yet (am I ever?), but I felt well enough to get in some walking today. I decided to go ahead and do my scheduled speed workout in the cul de sac across the street from my … Continue reading

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Probably Not Flu

Because I don’t feel worse than I did yesterday, I’m pretty sure this is not the flu. The weirdest symptom is slight dizziness. If I walk too fast or turn my head too quickly, I have a couple seconds of … Continue reading

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Sidelined by Flu

OK, I don’t know for sure it is the flu. I started feeling a little “draggy” as the week wore on. Last night I ended up with a tremendous headache I could not get rid of, and I’ve felt weak … Continue reading

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New Weight Loss Plan

I’ve decided that if I truly want to lose weight, I should eat every meal at Fazoli’s and use their forks with the crazy tines. The other day at the fast-food Italian restaurant I discovered that the shape of the … Continue reading

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