Monthly Archives: October 2011

A Celebration of Fall

In a strange confluence of weather patterns, my home region of New England spent yesterday battling falling tree branches, a loss of power, and a nor’easter.  Here in Minnesota, where we have the legend of the Halloween snowstorm of 1991, … Continue reading

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There’s always a solution…

So, in my last entry, I was bemoaning the fact that I wouldn’t be able to do register for the 2012 Monster Series of races offered by Team Ortho. They offered us the option to register for the Polar Dash … Continue reading

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Yoga, yoga, yoga!

There’s been a lot going on lately.  So much so that I haven’t taken the time to write blog posts as much as I might have liked. That’s a good thing, since it means my life is busy in the … Continue reading

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Shrinkvivor Check-in 10/26/11

Check in #5! The weekly challenge was again exercise minutes.  Here were my exercise entries for the week: no yoga, thanks to fibro ish – Wednesday Oct 19 no activity, fibro again – Thursday Oct 20 31  minutes 2 min … Continue reading

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Fortitude.

Thea at The Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans made a great blog post today.  She posted a bunch of inspirational quotes, which you should definitely go and read.  My favorite? Source: health-girl.tumblr.com via imadramamama on Pinterest I was almost asleep … Continue reading

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Frustration.

No yoga for me last night, sadly.  I was feeling good in the morning, but my fibro symptoms started flaring up in the early afternoon, and I could barely move by the time I drove home, partially out of just … Continue reading

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Shrinkvivor Week 4!

Time for check in! The weekly challenge was again exercise minutes.  Here were my exercise entries for the week: 75 minutes yoga – Wednesday Oct 12 30 minutes walking – Thursday Oct 13 30- minutes walking Friday Oct 14 45 … Continue reading

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Learning to Take the Reins of Today

Reading through blog posts this morning, I came across this wonderful post by Jen at PriorFatGirl about, in some ways, remaining in the present moment. This is a pretty rambling blog post.  Sorry about the relative incoherence, but I just need … Continue reading

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Shrinkvivor 2011 Week 3 Check in!

The weekly challenge was exercise minutes.  I had a harder this week since I was recovering from my 14.9 mile half-marathon.    Here were my exercise entries for the week: 56 minutes bicycling – Wednesday, Oct 5 75 minutes yoga – … Continue reading

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Race Recap – 20th Annual Maine Half-Marathon, 10/2/11

October 2, 2011.  5:30 am.  The alarm goes off in the hotel room.  Sean continues to snooze while I get up and pad around the room in near-darkness.  I sit on the chair and eat my powerbar (chocolate peanut butter, … Continue reading

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