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A quick update

I wish I could report that my return to running last week was all unicorns and rainbows…alas, it was not.  Here’s what I did last week, exercise-wise: Tuesday: Ran 3 miles at Lake Chabot. Wed: Swam 1000 yds. Thurs: Ran

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Posted in Injuries

I’m Baaaack!

Hey y’all!  I’m back from my vacation, which was Wonderful and very relaxing.  It kicked off with a girls’ weekend in Guerneville, CA to celebrate the upcoming nuptials of AJ & CR.  I hung out with a fantastic group of

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Posted in Training, Travel

My First DNS

I wish that my run this morning went so well and so painlessly that instead of writing the following post, I was writing a race preview for Big Basin Marathon.  Unfortunately, after 6 days off from running, multiple sessions of

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Let’s Discuss: “Are marathons bad for your health?”

This isn’t so much a blog post, but more of a musing — one that I hope will generate some interesting discussion in the comments section.  Even before I came down with this hip thing, and actually before I ran

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Everything But the Kitchen Sink

Last week, I was full of complaints about aching hips.  I’m sorry to say that the saga continues.  Here’s what happened this week in the Land of Angry Hips: Monday: Running rest day #2!  I did get myself to yoga

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Marine Corps Marathon Week 4

And just when everything was going so well… Well, folks, this was the week where at least one wheel fell off the proverbial wagon. Since I started running last year, my body hasn’t quite adapted to more than 1 session

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Posted in MCM, random, Training

A resolution, for the time being

Just a quick follow-up to my previous post. Thanks for all of your input – either on this blog or in private. I appreciate everyone’s point of view and experiences. I feel like interacting with all of you has helped

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Post-marathon Musings: Rest, Recovery, and Randomness

Rest & Recovery: It’s day 5 post-marathon and I’m happy to report that I’m no longer walking around like a zombie! After the race, my hips were SO tight. I could swing them back and forth, but had serious issues

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Posted in CIM, Goals, Injuries, random
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4/28/19: London Marathon