Category Archives: marathon

The Magic of the Leaves

This year was a fortunate year.  For the first time since I started running, I was not in Maine doing the half-marathon the same weekend as the Twin Cities Marathon.  Boy, am I glad that’s the case. I knew several … Continue reading

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Marathon Weekend: Photo Blog

  And saw the happy timing chip. After the speakers and expo-shopping, we went and had a very nice pasta dinner.  I only ate the one serving, and I didn’t feel over-full, so that was nice. After dinner, we got … Continue reading

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17 miles for March 17!

What a wonderful weekend! After having an awful week the other week, this weekend was just rainbows and sunshine.  Literal sunshine.  No actual rainbows, but that’s okay.  Did I mention sunshine? And temps in the 70s?  Last year, we had … Continue reading

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Weekly Weigh-in – Happy Leap Day Edition!

1/1/12 weight:  163.8 lb. (oof!) 1/11/12 weight: 162.2 lb. (-1.6 lb) 1/18/12 weight: 160.8 lb. (-1.4 lb) 1/25/12 weight: 159.8 lb. (-1.0 lb) 2/1/12 weight: 162.6 lb. (+2.8 lb) 2/8/12 weight: 159.6 lb. (-3.0 lb) 2/15/12 weight: 164.0 lb. (+4.4 … Continue reading

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Success comes in many forms…

1/1/12 weight:  163.8 lb. (oof!) 1/11/12 weight: 162.2 lb. 1/18/12 weight: 160.8 lb. 1/25/12 weight: 159.8 lb. 2/1/12 weight: 162.6 lb. 2/8/12 weight: 159.6 lb. 2/15/12 weight: 164.0 lb. 2/22/12 weight 161.4 lb. Weekly Weight Gain/Loss:-2.6 lb. Total Net Weight … Continue reading

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Weekly weigh-in

Well, last week was “one of those things”, and I’m pretty much back where I was 2 weeks ago. 1/1/12 weight:  163.8 lb. (oof!) 1/11/12 weight: 162.2 lb. 1/18/12 weight: 160.8 lb. 1/25/12 weight: 159.8 lb. 2/1/12 weight: 162.6 lb. … Continue reading

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When reality strikes

Oh my goodness, dreamers!  This just got all kinds of real!  I booked our hotel room for Grandma’s Marathon this morning!!!!!! I can still keep looking for a cheaper reservation (I have till May 1 cancel this one without penalty), … Continue reading

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