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Wobbling on the rope, but still on!

Wow.  What a difference a couple of days makes!  And I say that in a “gee-I-had-a-minor-set-back” kind of way, not a “wow-I just-fell-off-the-tightrope-of-life” type thing.  Although the week, month, and holiday season began in a way that I knew it … Continue reading

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2 December

Today was a good day!  My first appointment was at 6:00 am, so I was out by 5:15, to Starbucks by 5:30, and at Diesel 2 mins later.  The day was varied…massage on a big bulky guy (work!), injured man … Continue reading

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1 December

Ok, let me say that I’m not really taking credit for losing three pounds since yesterday.  Truth be told, I’m hoping I didn’t actually “own” the 167 pounds to begin with.  You know how that goes…you lose weight one day, … Continue reading

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29-30 November

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No need to post two weights, I was the same each day.  I ate pretty well…no sweets.  A little extra cheese (which I had to get out of the refrigerator) and a lack of regular mealtime might not be my … Continue reading

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Is it time to Surrender?

Today I wimped out of my bike ride in favor of the warmth and still air of my garage trainer.  Desiring 90 minutes workout I put on some tunes and pedeled.  Tried to play some games.  Tried to get my … Continue reading

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Tomorrow’s News, Today

http://www2.tbo.com/content/2011/jan/21/211119/4UNEWSO10-training-without-pain-requires-balanced-/  I do not sound like Forrest Gump.  There are no photos of my backside.  And DV reports less knee pain.  Life is good!

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Forrest Gump Fitness

My friend DV contacted me the other day.  She’s friend, yogi, new runner, and health columnist for the Tampa newspaper.  She wanted to pick my brain a bit…column, yoga, injury, philosophy, how I put it all together.  A heavy sigh came forth as … Continue reading

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Nine Seconds

Today’s workout plan for SJV (friend, regular training partner, and stairclimb teammate) and me was to run and climb.  It was her first day on the stairs and based on my report from last week she was excited to climb; … Continue reading

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Sleepless nights and finish lines

I’ve missed a few days of blogging about balance.  I’m off count.  My plan is not being carried out as I had thought.  And I’m OK with that.  I have indeed been “busy”…thinking.  And sometimes that’s the best I can … Continue reading

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Reindeer Games

A decade ago a friend and I were training for a marathon together.  When we met early one morning she said “So what reindeer games to you have set for us today?”.  The name has stuck, and nobody ever really … Continue reading

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