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Back on the Emotional Roller Coaster of Marathon Training

Those of you who have followed this blog for a while have heard about my training (and lackluster performance) for Marine Corps in 2014, and earlier this summer I had started up on my training blog again with the intention of running Marine Corps in 2015.   886 more words

On Training

Austin Marathon Training, Week 3

Week three of marathon training was a busy one for me at work.  Therefore, my training (and blogging!) was a bit lighter this week, but I still tried to get it all in as best I could.  841 more words


Austin Marathon Training, Week 1

You read that right, folks—I’m in training again!  It’s been a year since I’ve had a race goal, and I’m very happy to be back.  I’m in an 18 week training plan for the Austin Marathon, which takes place on Valentine’s Day, February 14th of next year.  1,052 more words


A Run A Day Keeps the Lazies Away???

I notice that the date of my last blog post is February 7th, some – uummm – three months ago. The space

between that post and the previous is even greater! 1,404 more words


#FitnessFriday Makes Me Wanna Gag

Our #HAWMC prompt today is:

“Tell us about your how you maintain a healthy lifestyle. What is your favorite type of exercise? How do you manage fitness with a chronic illness?” 604 more words

Daily Blog Update

Off Days

Can’t be on every day.  Not every race runs to plan and not every workout is spectacular.  The trick is to not let the bad performances get you down.  396 more words


Texas Race Photos

I think I’m finally starting to lose my double chin.  I know this because race photographers continue to think upward angle shots are a good idea.  467 more words