Monthly Archives: March 2013

October 19

Half-marathon training Week ten, day three You know how those motivational sayings all talk about taking the first step? “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” “The first step is the toughest.” Well, I’m here to … Continue reading

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October 17

Half-marathon training Week ten, day two Six miles last night with the Tuesday night running group. We started behind On the Border on Knox, ran all the way down the Katy trail to the parking garage by the AA center … Continue reading

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October 15

Half-marathon training Week 10, day one It’s becoming a routine to get home from work on Monday, lace up my running shoes and pound out my 2 miles up and down Lomo Alto. There are always other people out, especially … Continue reading

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October 13

Half-marathon training Week 9, day 4 After my success on the hills last weekend, I was really looking forward to running ten miles today. Well, until about 5:00 yesterday afternoon, when a little voice popped up in my head. “Come … Continue reading

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October 12

Half-marathon training Week nine, day three I’m a day late on the update again (I’m sure you’ve been waiting with bated breath). Yesterday Tony got great job news so we celebrated with dinner out and a bottle of Veuve. But … Continue reading

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October 10

Half-marathon training Week nine, day two I totally forgot to post this last night – I have been so tired lately! I hope I’m not getting sick. On the plus side, I’ve been sleeping 7.5-8 hours a night instead of … Continue reading

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October 8

Half-marathon training Week nine, day one Wow, week nine already! Even though I’m starting to prefer the longer distances, Monday’s two miles are nice because they require so little thought. Throw on my running shoes, step out the front door, run … Continue reading

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October 6

Half-marathon training Week eight, day four Eight miles of hills today. I was so NOT looking forward to it. I feel like 8 miles is still a struggle and I don’t like going up or down hills (down hurts my … Continue reading

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October 4

Half-marathon training Week eight, day three I decided to accept the fact that the weather was going to have me waking up with a headache until the front goes through and just planned to run on the Katy Trail after … Continue reading

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October 2

Half-marathon training Week eight, day two Four miles on the schedule today. Woke up but felt tired and had a headache (again – must be allergies or the weather I guess) so decided to go after work. Then I couldn’t … Continue reading

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