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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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Gotta’ Train!

Upon my departure to Hawaii, a friend said “Have a perfect vacation.  You might even think about relaxing a bit!”.  Perhaps because so much of my life is wrapped up in the “balance” of things, I was a little insulted … Continue reading

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Outstanding. Ish.

Did I ever tell you about the farmer who was out standing in his field?  Of course I did; I’ve used that line a million times.  After a rough and tumble couple of years (and I mean that literally…bike crash, … Continue reading

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Resolution #2: Make a Comeback

In January’s musings I wondered if something was actually a “comeback” if nobody ever realized I was gone.  Or if nobody ever noticed I was there in the first place.  But the latter sounds like I need a little therapy, … Continue reading

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A Real Kicker

There’s lots of people in this world who spend so much time watching their health that they haven’t the time to enjoy it.  ~Josh Billings Food Police.  Exercise Nazi.  Running Fanatic.  Triathlon Junkie.  On a daily basis, I encounter them.  … Continue reading

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