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Mesa Phoenix Marathon 2017 Review and Recap (Marathon 21, State 16 -- Arizona)

What:  The BMO Harris Bank Mesa-Phoenix Marathon, aka The Phoenix Marathon, aka The Mesa-PHX Marathon. (There were approx 17 different hashtags associated with this race at various points — a little bit of an identity crisis, I think.)  (Not to be confused with the Rock ‘N Roll Arizona race, also held in the Phoenix area.) 1,855 more words


This is Your Brain On BQ: What Went Through My Mind at the Phoenix Marathon 

I will do a traditional race review with all the key information on this race, but in the meantime, here is a compilation of what I was thinking (approximately chronological) during the Phoenix Marathon, where I finally earned my BQ with a finish time of 3:28:56. 1,623 more words


Kitchen gallery wall - Reveal

As I mentioned the other day, I am a wall art hoarder! And with an open-space and therefore limited amount of walls in the house, I have to be creative when decorating the space. 336 more words

Interior Design

Daddy - Daughter Strides

See the blood over my right breast in this photo?  A little chafing in the 2012 Boulder Marathon.  These things have a way of catching up with you.   409 more words


BQ Attempt in One Week: Cue Panic Mode

This blog is intended up document my running journey.  The ups and the downs.   I’ve tried to fight the temptation to re-touch the snapshot of my life that I provide here (although I am known to crop and filter my Instagram photos…).   529 more words


Radiation and Units


Bq Becquerel
1 Bq is one radioactive decay per second and is a very small unit. One adult human contains about 4,500 Bq from natural sources. 366 more words