Category Archives: Feel the Burn

Running with dogs, version 5,061.0

I was finally able to run again today. Nothing spectacular, just a nice jaunt around one of the lakes with the pup. Running with Ripley is such a different beast than running with Guinness (who is actually now retired), but … Continue reading

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Things I know about winter running:

1. You are always dressed perfectly in one direction and overdressed in the other. 2. Waterproof trail runners. 3. The wind will always change direction to be at my face. 4. It will only be icy when I forget to … Continue reading

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New year, same ol’ me.

No resolution, just a goal of writing at least once a week. I haven’t done a good job of examining my motivations and deeper feelings lately, so I need to make a commitment to myself about myself for myself and … Continue reading

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the long slow road

Yesterday I experienced running like I used to – euphorically, knowing that I had the world by the tail and nothing could stop me. I only started running seriously-ish again in July or so, but I feel like I’ve  been … Continue reading

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Pain update:

I haven’t made a list of all of my aches and pains in a while. It’s overdue, and, I am sure, highly anticipated. Neck – both sides; muscle and connective tissue Back – I am in desperate need of an … Continue reading

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Cautious hope

I might be running a 1/2 marathon, possibly. I saw a link on a friend’s Facebook page, and it looked like a fun race, as well as an excuse to go back home. It means I start running again about … Continue reading

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Not the best idea I’ve ever had.

I bought another boot camp thingy on Amazon Local. This one is for 2 weeks, and I like the place better than the other one I was at last time.  I was all excited to get started, so I thought … Continue reading

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