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Benchmark #2

Capped the week with the second of the benchmark runs. The conditions today are similar to last time, and I ran on the same route, so aside from having significantly more tired legs everything is about the same. (This is … Continue reading

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Scouting mission

I’m going on a weekend backpacking trip with friends next month– ¬†we’ll hike out to a backcountry site, spend a couple nights, and then hike back to the car. This is a first-time trip for 2 of the 4 of … Continue reading

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Shut up, brain

I was the first person in the pool today after it opened, getting my workout in before the kids showed up. I felt like everything just gelled today– I had strong laps and finished the set of 20 a minute … Continue reading

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An active weekend: hike, swim, repeat

This weekend has been jam-packed full of fun activity! It started Friday afternoon, when I decided a recovery walk would be nice. The walk turned into a hike when I walked a mile to the trailhead and turned onto the … Continue reading

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Swim #1

With joy in my heart I headed to the pool for lap swim #1 of the year. It’s summer!! I spent 30 minutes swimming 20 laps and it felt great. Well, as great as being a rusty lap swimmer can … Continue reading

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Springtime hike

This weekend was mostly rainy and yucky but I found a few hours’ break in the weather and headed out for a hike on the trail nearby. It was still pretty wet, though, and I was glad I wore my … Continue reading

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Plans finalized; freaking out

After a weekend of schlepping around in a corset and drinking way too much, it was time to get back to the office and the gym today. I did my usual upper body lifts, added some squats with just the … Continue reading

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