Tag Archives: perseverance

“It’s all mental.”

Basically, I was both busy and lazy this week. I COULD have fit in workouts around the craziness that has become my life…but chose not to, in favor of seeing friends and other hijinks. But I had to move around … Continue reading

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Footprints

The half-marathon distance was scheduled this past weekend. (I wish I was halfway done with training!) The lovely weather forecast called for 4-6 inches of snow on Saturday after two subzero days with wind chills hovering around -15 degrees. (Doesn’t … Continue reading

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To play it safe is not to play

I had 6 miles scheduled for Tuesday, then 3 miles Thursday, and a daunting 12 miles for Saturday. Though I knew it was a bit chilly out (around 33 when I left,) I couldn’t bear running 6 miles on the … Continue reading

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Christian training

Some of my students had two-hour delays today, while others were on time today. Oh, the joys of teaching in an unconventional school with students that attend from multiple districts. I was talking about goal-setting to some of my students … Continue reading

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Ponderings

**Marathon training starts next week. I can easily run at least 4 miles right now, and the training schedule starts at 3. Plus, I know what to expect this year, and am going to run 3x a week and cross-train … Continue reading

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Back on the wagon

I’ve been running here and there, but nothing notable or long. I’m running the annual turkey trot with my family on Thanksgiving morning, so I figured I’d run a little in anticipation of that. So I went to the gym … Continue reading

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Veni, vidi, vici

(For the pre-marathon reflection, go here.) “And here comes our Corral D runners!” And with that, I stepped across the timing belt and started my first marathon. We ran in the Strip District for awhile, then crossed the 7th and … Continue reading

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