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Working Out

My workout schedule has diminished greatly since my move to Western North Carolina. At first I continued my previous schedule, finding the adaptation to being almost 2000 feet higher in elevation a challenge. Then, I almost stopped all together. Now, as I’m getting back into things, I wonder about the stopping. Why not Work Out?… Continue reading Working Out

Fitness · Just my Thoughts

Bethel 5K Race Review

I finally ran another race. And, more importantly, finished the race. Bethel Half If you are a close follower of my blog, you will recall the Bethel Half Marathon was a favorite of mine my first year in North Carolina. I was going to run the half again this year but decided on Wednesday, I… Continue reading Bethel 5K Race Review

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My First EVER DNF

I pride myself on finishing what I start. I suppose starting with training would have been good but training or not, I started my first half in what seems like decades this past Saturday. Unfortunately, I did not finish. Carolina Reaper Marathon/Ghost Pepper Half The Carolina Reaper Marathon/Ghost Pepper Half was set up in a… Continue reading My First EVER DNF

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Running from Heredity

I spent years answering the question why I started running with I’m running from heredity. Both my parents had Type 2 diabetes; both had high blood pressure. My father had heart issues and ultimately died of a heart attack. Both my parents had lung cancer, which is what ultimately killed my mother. When I Started… Continue reading Running from Heredity