Category Archives: Fitness

Running recruits.

Since I started running I have recruited three people into the fold.  First one was my boyfriend.  He was terrified to run, and it took a long time to convince him that he wouldn’t die.  On our first run together … Continue reading

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Taking it in stride.

Things have been a little crazy in the past few months.  I went to PA for Thanksgiving, and my sister and I ran our first Turkey Trot together.  We weren’t sure where the race was, and we left a little … Continue reading

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Attack of the killer duck.

When my semester started I was intent on keeping my training schedule and staying on top of my school work.  Ha!  I guess you need goals, right?  At first I couldn’t get all my runs in and I was stressed. … Continue reading

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Surviving the slump.

So, this is how my week went: Tuesday:  I really need to make sure I get my miles in this week.  I have this race coming up and I’m pumped.  I ran two miles today, and I’m getting up early … Continue reading

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I need a race.

Yesterday I was catching up on reading some posts that I follow, and it seems like everyone has a race very soon or has just finished one (or two).  My supervisor at practicum has a marathon this month, and my running … Continue reading

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Take the long road.

I woke up early for my run this morning.  It’s been about a month since I actually hit 8 miles, and I had a hopeful belief that after three weeks of sporadic running I could do it today.  I mean, it’s important … Continue reading

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No one’s a fraud out here.

Self-consciousness comes in infinite forms.  Some people feel like they are never pretty enough.  Some are never thin enough, some too thin.  Some are too short, others too tall.  Everyone has something that nags at them.  It shifts, it hides, … Continue reading

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