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Fast running fears

After the shitshow of the last 2 or 3 weeks at work, I took today off. Because I can. And it’s a beautiful day and I got a run in and I’ll go do some errands after lunch. On the … Continue reading

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a predictable cycle

(tw for body hate and diet crap, and plenty of cussing, feel free to scroll on by this one) Today I was in a fine mood– until I got to the gym. I was going to do quick lift/short run … Continue reading

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Not your inspiration

Today’s scheduled run was a 1.5 mile recovery run, a nice and slow plod on the treadmill. My calves are starting to give me a little grief; they’re awfully tight lately. After that 1.5 miles, I walked a few minutes … Continue reading

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Runs and rings

My legs held up for a 4-miler on the treadmill today in a completely average time of 49:56. I think the effects of spending time in heels last weekend are finally trickling down; my arches and Achilles are starting to … Continue reading

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That’s a first: Bit by a dog…

I had half a mile left to go in my 7 mile run today when I ran past a young woman walking a small dog. She was playing on her phone and wasn’t paying attention, and must have been holding … Continue reading

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“Runner” is a size-neutral word!

Today’s workout was a quick one: 25 minutes of zombies intervals again. I’m lucky I made it there at all. This morning was a cluster! Anyway, since it was so short I made a point to work extra hard, and … Continue reading

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Hot as …

Some days I question my sanity. Today is a very hot day– 89F, heat index of 99F, dew point of 76F (“skip it or dramatically alter goal”). It’s one of those sticky, sultry summer days where the sun beats down … Continue reading

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