Effort and Exercise

I am always questioned on why I continue to try harder.  Most people think that with continuous effort you will remain the same.  That isn’t farthest from the truth.  I try different strategies to strengthen my own.  I fight exhaustion from daily responsibilities with being a provider, a wife, a…

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Exercising and Attitude

Attitude is a state of the mind.  It is how you think about what you are doing.  It has a powerful influence on behavior.  The emotional part is how does exercise make you feel?  It empowers me and makes  me feel so strong.  It calms my mind and takes all…

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Rainy training day

I spent 20 miles running in the rain today.  It reminded me of the 2012 Florida  Keys100 race and it rained 9.5 hours!  I has blisters everywhere!  What did I learn today?   Get a new raincoat, take more fuel ( my body needs about 50 grams of carbs per…

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Thankful

A special, “Thank you” to all who have supported my running! I especially want to thank Spencer, my husband, best friend who spends every weekend trailing behind me on a bike to make sure I am not getting bit by a dog or followed by a stranger when I am…

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Strong and Ready

Worked eight hours, easy 90 minute run, one hour heavy weights with Dr. Thea.  I have learned a great deal from what I have done wrong, and what I have done right.  I am following a strict diet to get to race weight.  {Want to lose 5 more pounds}  My…

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Yoga after a long weekend run

Monday was Yoga day and entering the class I did not know if I could do it my legs were so tired.  What I found out was that it brought more energy back into my body and I reconnected my spirit , body and mind.  The results of the class…

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