Tag: half marathon

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Today is Day 32 of my Whole30 challenge.  Yep, I did it! I lasted the whole thirty days, and then some. Over the past month I have had many non-scale victories; clearer skin, thicker hair, better sleep, more energy, zero bloating, and a very even mood –which is huge for me, just ask my husband.

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botox or subway?

Last week I learned I could get Botox for the cost of my regular doctor’s visit co-pay because I have migraines. So the wheels in my head started turning… I have never really thought about Botox. Probably because I heard somewhere, I think on the Real Housewives of New Jersey, that a single treatment of

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I Said In Sickness & In Health, Not A Full Marathon!

It’s been twelve days since we did the Rock n Roll half marathon in Nashville’s great Marathon Monsoon of 2013. And finally it feels like things are back to normal; we’ve rounded the corner; the fog has lifted; we’ve overcome the extreme post half-marathon fatigue. A few nights after the Half, in an obvious moment

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3:58:04 I DID IT!

I did it! I finished my first half marathon. Back in January, before my spine-lego-five popped out, Hubs and I decided to do our first half-marathon in 2013, and we chose the St Jude’s Rock n Roll, Country Music Marathon & Half Marathon, in Nashville. Then earlier this month, when I found out about my

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Dem Old Bones Need The Woody

It’s official I’m the Crooked Lady. But the good news is, I am fixable. And I can probably still do the half marathon in seven weeks. And the best news is: I am not loosing any organs this time! Twenty-four-ish years ago, when I received a swift and severe blow to my lower back, a

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My Inner Goddess Needs Anti-Depressants

It’s seven and a half weeks until my first half marathon, and despite all of my home-care efforts, I still have hip flexor pain. So I visited the doctor. I found a doctor I could talk to, and one who was supportive and worked with real athletes and middle-aged first-timers like me. And he listened.

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I Draw The Line At Diarrhea

I ran over seven miles yesterday on my long run and now this bump on the bottom of my foot hurts. So while watching TV with my husband tonight, I asked him, the ‘experienced runner,’ to feel my foot bump. My hubs said my bump was actually a wart, and it was a common problem

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