Category Archives: Weather

F*@K Mother Nature

Happy Spring (?)! It sure doesn’t feel like the first day of spring when our temps are single digits in the morning with double digit BELOW zero windchills.  Ugggg.  I have been super crabby the past few days and I … Continue reading

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Just call me The Postman

I’m like the Postman – there isn’t any weather that will keep me from getting the job done.* Facebook and twitter and the radio and newspapers were all FILLED with Minnesotans talking about how cold it was today.  The weather … Continue reading

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Attention CA runners: Quit Bitching About “Cold”

I was reading through blogs last night and ran across a post from a runner in San Diego – complaining about how hard it was to get up at 5:45 a.m. to run because it’s so cold and dark.  I … Continue reading

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Kicking Off 2012 With a HM PR!

I ran the Polar Dash Half Marathon this morning, kicking off 2012 with a 4+ minute PR (sort of*). Stats: 1:40:33 (7:41 pace) 8/191 female 4/34 female 40 – 44 age group 53/396 overall I wasn’t sure what to expect … Continue reading

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Starting on a New Ending . . .

It’s All About Me, week #2 did not go so well.  I focused on everyone BUT me, with a crazy busy week filled with holiday stuff, volunteer stuff, kid stuff and life headaches.  I had crappy nutrition – eating next … Continue reading

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Quit Your Bitching, Minnesotans!

Everywhere  you turn lately, Minnesotans are bitching about the heat.  YES, it sucks.  YES, it is insanely hot and HUMID (78 when I ran at 5:30 this morning; high later will be 97 with heat index making it feel like … Continue reading

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