Movie Quote Thursday – The Bridge

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Today’s Topic: The Bridge What do you see when you look in the mirror? Like you, I’m sure, I see myself and wonder how old everybody else my age looks compared to me. How we age outside doesn’t really matter, but how we age on the inside does. I don’t know if I look my […]

Running 50 miles – UPDATE

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It’s go time. The rubber is going to hit the road – so to speak. More accurately, the shoes are going to hit the trail. I’ve been training with Ms. “X” for a few months now, and our goal event is less than 48-hours away. When she started training, she had never run more than […]

Cycle of Lives Book Subject – Replenishing a Soul

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  She was stubborn about her desired course of treatment. She was going to take control and beat cancer her way. She believed that a healthy lifestyle, a strong faith, and a will to employ the best non-traditional curative options would eradicate the breast cancer and let her get on to enjoying her husband and […]

Movie Quote Thursday – Summer Vacation

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Today’s Topic: Summer Vacation “Where are you planning to go on your summer vacation?” I’ve asked that question a lot lately; it’s a great conversation opener. To be fair, not everybody has the luxury of possessing both the finances and the time to plan for a summer vacation. After all, the United States is the […]

Hurt or Injured?

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  So yesterday was a “peak” running day. Michelle (not her real name) has been training hard for 15 weeks. The idea was to start at basically no regular or sustained running mileage, and complete the training to attempt a 50-mile run in only 24 weeks – an aggressive undertaking. We have focused on building […]

Running, Not Racing

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  Running, Not Racing Running a half-marathon is a major accomplishment. We are getting ready to run – not race – one tomorrow, in Lake Tahoe, so there will be plenty of altitude and hills. I am getting a special kick out of the fact that the half-marathon is just a training run. Imagine that […]