Author Archives: Elizabeth

About Elizabeth

Running and thinking about life one step at a time.

On sickness

Goofy training Week nine, day three There’s nothing like a declaration that you will absolutely not miss any more training sessions to ensure you end up with Ebola. Okay, it’s not Ebola, but I am sick. Maybe a cold, maybe … Continue reading

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On injuries and laziness

Goofy training Week eight I’ve been having some slight issues with my knees lately (the weather changing has always made them ache) so I did most of my runs in the pool last week. I think the last two rain … Continue reading

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Running and singing

Goofy Training Week Seven, Days One and Two Since I was still pretty sore from this weekend’s running, I decided to do Monday’s five miles in the pool – 125 laps of running (equivalent by time, not distance!) Since it … Continue reading

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The Plano Balloon Fest Half-Marathon

Goofy Training Week Six, Days Four and Five I feel like I’m getting my weeks confused – how is training going by so quickly? Those really long runs look so far away when we first get our training schedule and … Continue reading

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Mission Moment

Goofy Training Week 5, Day 5 I never sleep that well on Friday nights before a long run, especially the one time a season that it’s my turn to give the mission moment. (This is when someone on our team … Continue reading

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9/11

Goofy Training Week 5, Day 3 I was going to write a post today about the weather, and how that cold front could come through ANY TIME NOW, because I really don’t know if I can take one more day … Continue reading

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Blood cancer awareness month

Goofy Training Week Five, Day one My schedule has four miles today but I’m having a family dinner in Arlington tonight and I know full well that trying to get up early to run before work on Monday will never … Continue reading

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Back in the saddle

Goofy Training Weeks Three and Four I know, it’s been forever since I posted a training update (and I’m sure you’ve been waiting with bated breath!) But, you know, last week we were on vacation. I did take my running … Continue reading

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The stranger

Goofy Training Week Two Days three and four I had a fantastic day on Wednesday, but by lunchtime yesterday I was seriously annoyed. My new running shoes didn’t fit right, I couldn’t find what I wanted at Target, and my … Continue reading

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ALS Ice bucket challenge

Goofy Training Week Two Days one and two Y’all. I know it’s August in Texas and all, but it is HOT. I mean it’s like Africa hot. Tarzan couldn’t take this kind of hot. (Biloxi Blues? Anyone?) So, 2 miles … Continue reading

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