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Marathon Monday: training update

It’s Monday again. The weekends seem to go by quick these days. I did get several projects done at home though. I’ve been wanting to paint some of our furniture and finally got it done. I need one more coat … Continue reading

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Marathon Monday: training update

I am in the throes of marathon training. Not really sure where/when the plan began, I’ve been training to train at a faster pace for a while. This summer has worn me out and made me feel like I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Dallas Marathon cancelled

Yep, it’s cancelled. We are covered in ice here in the DFW area. Lots of safety concerns. I’m bummed, really bummed. But, I understand the reasoning. Doesn’t make it any easier to accept 4.5 months of training though.
I’m already signed … Continue reading

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Marathon training: 17 down, 1 to go!

Well, it’s 1 week and 1 day until I’m at the starting line of the Dallas Marathon! I’m excited and freaking out, just a little.

The forecast is a little scary. It’s Texas though, so it can change 10 times before … Continue reading

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Marathon training: 16 down, 2 to go

When I started this series of recaps week 16 seemed so far away. Now it’s here and week 18 is closing in on me fast!

Some observations from the last 16 weeks:

Need a better nutrition plan next time. (did I just … Continue reading

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My aha moment

It’s great when something finally hits home.
AHA Moment: a moment of sudden realization, inspiration, insight, recognition, or comprehension

I’ve been running for 2 years now. I’ve been almost in constant training for a race or just to improve my speed or build … Continue reading

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Marathon training: 15 down, 3 to go

Exactly 3 weeks from today I’ll be running the Metro PCS Dallas Marathon!
This week’s little cold spell has me thinking about race day weather. I tend to over dress for races and that is definitely not something I want to … Continue reading

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Marathon training: 14 down, 4 to go

I’ve seen this several times this week and I laughed every time. Thought ya’ll might like it, considering today’s topic.

I’m not sure if these next 4 weeks are going to be slowest or the fastest 4 weeks in history. I’m … Continue reading

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Marathon training: 13 down, 5 to go

Is it just me or is this year flying by?? Time needs to slow down.
I’m a day later than normal with this post, but my long run wasn’t until this morning and I wanted that included.

Training this week:
Sunday: Gym day … Continue reading

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Marathon training: 9 down, 9 to go!

It’s officially the half way mark! I’m starting to feel exhausted, a lot. Wednesday I took two short naps. Thursday I fell asleep after my shower while waiting to take Ally to school. I’m totally pumped for this training, but … Continue reading

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