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Baystate Marathon - 10/19/14: A long, hot journey...

Summer is wonderful. I look forward to its return all year. I love not having to put on (or remove) 20 layers of clothing when I leave (or return to) my home. 6,591 more words


Boston Qualifying Training Plan

As my life can be quite hectic most times, I make no promises that I will maintain weekly updates on my training as I prepare to race The Louisiana Marathon on January 18th, but did want to share my training plan that will hopefully end up with me qualifying for the Boston Marathon. 227 more words


seasonal style

It’s that time of year again; the temperature is dropping and the darkness is drawing in.  The clocks change this weekend….*shudder*
Each year I’m really funny about putting the heating on too early, I insist on wearing several layers, slippers, a scarf if necessary as I don’t want to be paying for and wasting energy whilst I waltz around in a t-shirt, and each year I try to get to November, or at least the end of October, before I succumb to enormous gas bills.  173 more words

A change is just what I need!

I’ve decided I need a change, I don’t feel happy in my bedroom anymore, it feels like it’s under a big grey cloud.  Time to rearrange what furniture I can, invest in some new wallpaper, put up more pictures, try to declutter and make my room my sanctuary again. 204 more words


2014 Baystate Marathon Recap: The Wind, The Struggles& The BQ!

Can I start all my sentences now with “I BQ’d”? Is that inappropriate? Maybe. But maybe not seeing as I worked real hard for this moment! 2,725 more words


Sooooo. I BQ'd!!!

I actually cannot believe it.
I’m in absolute shock still..
I have been crying like a baby ALL. Damn. Day.

I did not hit my goal time…but I… 119 more words


Run Mileage Increase & Pirates!

I know I’ve been a bit come and go around these blog parts, but there’s good reason. 1. WordPress is giving me fits and 2. There’s some big stuff in the works. 299 more words