In Search of That Mental Edge

Let's just take a minute to recap my previous marathon experiences:  I train my a$$ off - logging the miles and the quality of workouts that are necessary to BQ.  Come race day, I feel like I am physically ready.  With the exception of the first marathon (where I naturally had doubts about even covering …

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Deep, deep marathon thoughts! (Also known as, how Cindi can quit F’ing up marathons)

First, a random thought:  peanut butter cookies are Oh-So-Good when you throw 1/2 a bag of mini-chocolate chips in the dough.  Yum! And an update on Meg:  She wrote me from camp and said that they are letting her run every day, as long as a counselor goes with her.  That's my girl! ******* Part …

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Slacking!

Even though this new training plan has multiple workouts-from-hell each week involving hills and speed, I sort of feel like I'm slacking. Why?  The total weekly mileage is significantly less than what I was doing for Grandma's training.  For Grandma's I was logging 50 mile weeks in the first 3 weeks of training, then 6 …

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