journal

fatigue

Journal Entry: Struggling With Fatigue

May 29, 2019

I used to be a stranger to fatigue

I’ve been struggling from minor fatigue these last few months or so. Really, if I think about it, it’s probably been dogging me since last November—but it’s become very noticeable in the …

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Journal: First Marathon 47 Days Away

March 10, 2019

UPDATE: I was unable to compete in the Rock & Roll Marathon, unfortunately. I’ll give detail in a future blog post. Meantime, I have my sights set on the Nashville Marathon this November.


Might need to resort to a run-walk

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random acts of kindness

Random acts of kindness can be a lifestyle [non-running post]

December 14, 2018

This is a non-running post. I came across this article that I thought was pretty cool, and it especially stood out in our modern landscape of bad news 24-hours 7-days a week. Plus, as I am writing this, Christmas is …

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With Deena Kastor, near Nashville, October 12, 2019

Journal: Ran 3 Miles with Deena Kastor!

October 22, 2018


“I’ve always taken the philosophy that you have to dream a little in this sport. If you stay in your comfort zone, you’re not going to do anything special.”

Deena Kastor

It was October 12, 2018. A Friday. I had …

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dislike

what the hell, FB?

August 8, 2018

Facebook is reminding us that they own our profiles. We don’t

<rant>

Gosh, I’d love to share updates directly from Strava to my Facebook profile, but I can’t. I’d like to share a song I am listening to from Spotify …

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current planned races

August 1, 2018

A friend of mine commits to races as a way to stay accountable to fitness goals. To some extant, I suppose I do too. Committing to a race can keep us excited and focused, gives us something to work toward; …

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Hello, Tennessee summer!

July 19, 2018

As of this week, I’m working second shift at my job. This makes it easy-peasy for me to get out for my runs in the morning…
… which is a freaking good thing, because Tennessee summer is in full swing. …

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Global Running Day 2018

June 10, 2018

The Big Run 5K

I don’t always celebrate Global Running Day. But when I do, it’s usually with a forgettable solo run.

However, this year was different. This year I was living in a city that featured a 5K race, …

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it begins

training for my first half-marathon has begun!

May 30, 2018

this week marks the start of my half-marathon training plan

I’m going to be running my first half-marathon race on this October 13.

I have no goal time—I only want to finish the race. (Since this is my first …

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River Bank Run 10K 2018

May 19, 2018

my last River Bank Run 10K

next year, I run the 25K

I ran the River Bank Run 10K last Saturday and the results were positive in my book. (Really, My Book is the only book that matters, right?) First …

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