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DietBet I have a DietBet starting next week.  I’ve had mixed success, winning one and not winning another (but I still lost weight, so I was pretty happy anyway).  If you’re not familiar with DietBet, basically you “bet” $25 that … Continue reading

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Frozen Feet half marathon

First off, thanks for the nice comments on Tuesday’s post.  There may be lots of problems with the internet, but it also gives the opportunity to connect. A lot of people both here and on facebook made me feel less … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Break

Man, I love a 5-day weekend.  Of course, no matter how long you’re off it’s never long enough, but I managed to fit a lot of fun into my Thanksgiving break. Wednesday: Grocery store (not particularly fun), pie making, and … Continue reading

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Turkey Trot

When my sister-in-law started dating her husband several years ago, she joined in their Thanksgiving tradition of running a turkey trot. I was impressed that she could run 3 miles and a little confused why she would want to (peer … Continue reading

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Playing catch-up

I’ve had a hard time posting regularly, so things keep slipping by without me posting them (horrors).  In loosely chronological order… 1. We had our family Halloween party, an event which looms over me like the sword of Damocles for … Continue reading

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MO’ Cowbell Half Marathon race report

I ran my first half marathon back in 2010.  At the time, I’d been running for 8 months.  I trained faithfully, missing maybe one workout of the 14-week training plan, and was delighted when I met my pie-in-the-sky goal and … Continue reading

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This girl will self-destruct in 10 seconds

Don’t worry…this is no cry for help. Rather, it’s an admission that maybe I overdid it this weekend.  That possibly my lack of discipline and inability to say no to things that sound fun could be getting in the way … Continue reading

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