Monthly Archives: April 2011

Picking up Speed!

Yesterday, when walking with the Buckeye Striders, I again ended up out front with the faster people. I was a little worried about keeping up with Catherine this week because I just have not been walking enough. (Rain.) The pace … Continue reading

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It’s Officially Spring!

Today I tried to fit in a quick walk between a few important things I had to do. This time of year, you never know what the weather will be like, especially in Ohio. (If you don’t like the weather, … Continue reading

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Bad Timing

It was supposed to rain this morning, so I opted not to walk with the Buckeye Striders at 8. I didn’t set my alarm clock and when I rolled out of bed at 7:30, the sun was shining and it … Continue reading

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Changing my Mind for the Better

Earlier today I was feeling so lethargic, all I wanted to do was to go home, sit in a comfortable chair and eat potato chips. I even have potato chips at home. But a weird thing happened. While driving in the … Continue reading

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No Wonder Runners Don’t Smile

Running is hard! I have no clue why anyone would voluntarily run. I say this as a fairly fit person who racewalked nearly 4.5 miles yesterday at a good pace. I say this as a person who has racewalked two … Continue reading

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Get Faster by Walking with Fast People

Dave McGovern says something similar to: in order to walk faster, practice walking faster. A corollary to that is: walk with people who are faster than you are. I did exactly that today. Catherine is one of the faster members of … Continue reading

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The Slug is Gone!

It might have been the lack of rain today. It might have been the fact I could see the sun! It might also be that I have not exercised much recently, and my body knows it needs it. Whatever the reason, … Continue reading

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Birds are Making me Angry or Why Won’t the Pigs Die?

I don’t know what is wrong with me. I haven’t been like this since we bought our first game system with The Legend of Zelda. Back then my huband and I would sit in the basement til 4 in the … Continue reading

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