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Dream Come True

Nine years ago I attended the Myrtle Beach Marathon to cheer for a student who was running for me.  He ran to raise money for my cancer treatment and I was about a month out from my last chemo treatment. … Continue reading

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500 Days of Running

Today is the 500th day of my running streak.  I celebrated by running 6.5 miles on the greenway.  Honestly, it does not seem possible.  I don’t think I’ve ever done anything besides breathe and blink and have a heart beat … Continue reading

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Weekend: RESET!

I’ve been doing pretty well with my resolution to pull my stick out of the mud.  This year is just two months old and I’ve been to Virginia and Georgia two time each!  In spite of the weather, I’ve run … Continue reading

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The Run Streak: Lessons Learned

I did it.  By God’s grace I managed to run at least a mile every day from Thanksgiving, 2014-New Years Eve, 2015.  That’s 401 days.  I ran 1,516.52 miles.  That’s an average of 3.78 miles per day.  (If you just … Continue reading

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Joy of the Month Club, 2015

This is my fifth “Joy of the Month Club” post.  It began in 2011, a very difficult year for our family, as an exercise in seeing joy in the midst of pain.  I’ve continued it because it is always good … Continue reading

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Running Streak Update: 300 Days and Counting

The 300th day of my running streak came on our last morning in Rome.  I ran a mile around the parking lot of our hotel before boarding the bus for the airport.  Running daily in Italy was the biggest challenge … Continue reading

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Lesson for a Running Grandma

If you have followed my blog for a while, you are aware of some changes in my writing.  First, I don’t write as often, and second, my posts are, more often than not, about running.  There are reasons for this. … Continue reading

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Streak Update: 200 Days of Running

Today I reached the 200th day of my streak.  I’m almost halfway to my goal of 401 days of running at least a mile every day.  I began on Thanksgiving Day, 2014 and I will finish on New Years Day, … Continue reading

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100 Days of Running

One hundred days ago today, just like most Americans, I stuffed, baked, and ate a turkey.  I also read about the Holiday Streak on the Facebook page of Runner’s World and  decided to give it a go.  The challenge was … Continue reading

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Fitbit Update: December

Happy New Year!  The sun is finally out again after days and days of gloom.  It’s cold, but at least it’s bright.  During the last few drippy, foggy, bone-chilling days of the year I have been struggling with my goals … Continue reading

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