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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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Holiday binge

Usually I spend Christmas break stuffing myself with all manner of delicious food from the multiple family parties we attend. This year, I (mostly) avoided the cookies and candy and instead devoured all of the opportunities to get outside and … Continue reading

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The one we’ll talk about for years: Pere Marquette 2013

Yesterday someone posted on Facebook that the only people out on the roads were fools and trail runners; that may have been redundant.  The St. Louis area was blanketed with between 3″ (where I live) to 8″ of snow, and … 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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2013 Skippo 30K

My first Skippo 30K race report was entitled “It seemed like a good idea at the time“, a sentiment I have echoed in the subsequent years.  Today was certainly no exception. I give Casey so much crap about his many … Continue reading

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National Adventure Day(s) Lite

When my friends at ROCK Racing and the 100+ Project came up with the idea for National Adventure Day(s) (NADs for short), I thought it was brilliant.  Because NADs fall on October 12 and 13 — between two big race … 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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