Category Archives: Running

Sometimes saying no is ok

My friends or at least most of my friends always tell me I am very nice. Then again there are those who probably think I am not nice….those people better take a number and stand in line. I have time … Continue reading

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Things end, but memories last forever

Four year ago today, I ran my first ever half marathon. I remember standing at the start line feeling anxious, questioning my ability to do it but yet telling myself I could do this. I turn and see him standing … Continue reading

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I finally call myself a runner

I never called myself a runner, at least not until recently. Despite the fact that I run miles and miles and have run numerous half marathons and a marathon  and training to run the Marine Corps Marathon this year, I … Continue reading

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PICKING UP THE PIECES ISN’T ALWAYS EASY

It has been a few weeks since I have been back in the US and I have to say adjusting to being back has been harder than I thought it would be. Maybe it is the fact that I am … Continue reading

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Waiting

I put on my running shoes and head out for a long run. The sun is rising in the distance and the cows grazing as I keep going mile after mile. During my three-month temporary hiatus from reality, the only … Continue reading

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I got 99 excuses, but I still continue to run

It’s Saturday afternoon and I could be exploring a new city, but instead I decided to go run a half marathon. I never thought I would be this person where I would be on vacation and that involves running 13.1 miles. … Continue reading

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I need to believe

Three years ago today I ran my first ever half marathon and now in another a couple of hours I will run the same race again for the 4th time.  This race has a lot of memories for so many … Continue reading

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Treading lightly on politics

The cold weather is not my favorite time for outdoor activity, so I finally decided to join a gym, so that my running/training is not haphazard and also mostly because I would like to lose a few pounds before my … Continue reading

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Third time is not always a charm

It’s Friday evening and I should be out with some friends enjoying a glass of wine and unwinding from the long exhausting week. But here I am baking instead, because as usual I was overly ambitious. Typically during winter months, … Continue reading

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Learning to let go

The last few days have felt like spring is in the air. The nearly 70 degree temps in the middle of winter was a welcome change for me. It gave me an opportunity to go put some miles on my … Continue reading

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