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Oct
15

Breaking Through 20 Miles: Lessons from Marathon Training

No doubts here! Twenty miles didn’t seem so bad the second time around.  The first time I ran that far, I was in doubt whether I could do it or not. This time, I knew I could do it just like I did a few weeks before. I anticipated a […]



Sep
30

My First Half Marathon Finish

Goal: Finish a Half Marathon I started this year saying it was my year to be fearless and conquer my first half marathon. I accomplished that goal on Saturday August 23,2014! I didn’t just finish it, but I finished it well! My time for the 13.1 miles through a course […]



Sep
04

Running Support from Others: Lessons from Marathon Training

Running: A Metaphor for Life Running can be a metaphor for life, I hear this all the time. This weekend, I witnessed it along a beautiful trail. A New Mindset for Running Another week down! I wrapped up another week of my marathon training. This week was completely different than […]



Sep
02

September: Goodbye Food Entitlement

Does the Journey Get Easier? Someone asked me yesterday if eating right is easy for me now. It has been almost four years, after all. My response was no, and I don’t know if it will ever be easy for me. It’s my normal now, and most of the time […]



Aug
29

Prepare Yourself : Lessons from Marathon Training

Definition of a Journey I am amazed at the parallels I see in my running journey when compared to my weight loss journey.  A journey is the act or instance of traveling from one place to another according to Webster’s definition. To me, the definition makes it seem simple and […]