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On Bad Workout Days // Mistakes Were Made

I have a non-rhetorical question: what do you do when your scheduled workout appears to be headed south? Let’s exclude injury/illness from this question.

This week I learned one way NOT to effectively deal with this situation. 566 more words

Marathon Training

Steady Does It

Another steady pace run, before the 18 mile long run tomorrow.

I wanted to  keep my pace steady.  So I was counting my strides. To some degree this worked.   45 more words

Daily Writing

Decisions, Decisions

This decision wasn’t an easy one. But at the same time, it was. I’m sure there is a way to do what I am trying to do, but I haven’t found a balance that makes me feel comfortable. 359 more words


5 miles this morning

Early morning 5 miler. This week has been more challenging. My times have been a bit slower and I don’t think the energy bars really mattered. 82 more words


An Update and a Review!

Alright, it’s been a VERY long time since I’ve blogged.  I’ve been BUSY, with many things, including running.  Since my races in early July, I’ve started into my fall marathon schedule, Lori and I are both using the Pfitz 12-55 plan.   628 more words


The hoof

Hooves intrigue me.

So every six or eight weeks I get myself up under all 3000-some-odd pounds of horse flesh to trim twelve horse hooves. 1,073 more words

Marathon Training

Five for Friday

There is a lot of stuff going on in my life, keeping me crazy busy, but none of it I’m ready to share yet. Hashtag vague blogging. 370 more words