Category Archives: hills

Preparing for lots of F-Bombs

Here’s what I’m predicting about my experience at the Blue Ridge Marathon:  It’s gonna be the marathon where my F-Bomb count is BY FAR the highest. The hills (mountains) are already scaring me. Blue Ridge Marathon Video I’ve been reading … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Blonde Moment Edition

Random Thursday Thoughts: Can a former-blonde-turned-brunette have Blonde Moments?  Cause I had a major one today with the morning’s hill workout.  It’s actually way too embarrassing to even publicly admit, so you’ll just have to trust me when I say … Continue reading

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Donut run!

Loved today’s long run for a bunch of reasons: It was with the group and running with them is good for me.  It motivates me to go faster/harder than I would on my own.  It also forces me to get … Continue reading

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Embrace Change

From a meditation book by Melody Beattie, which has been so valuable to me these past couple of months: Embrace Change You don’t have to fear change.  What you need to fear, a friend once told me, is things remaining … Continue reading

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Hill repeats! And pushups!

Hill workout #1 of the Lansing Marathon training cycle is in the books!   8 miles w/ 4 x .30 hill repeats (I’ll have to ask coach what he estimates the grade of the hill is) mixed in the middle. … Continue reading

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If it breaks, I’m now prepared to fix it!

So, what does every soon-to-be-divorced-and-on-her-own-fending-for-herself-woman need?!? Pink tools!* How awesome are these, which showed up on my doorstep wrapped in a bow today? (Thanks, little brother!) They are so pretty that they almost make me want to actually use them. … Continue reading

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