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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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Top Discoveries of 2014

Time for my annual Top Discoveries post!  It is part of my end-of-the-year ritual to write a post at the end of the year highlighting ten new things that made my life better, more efficient, or more enjoyable.  Often, these … Continue reading

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My Holiday Streak

I got up on Thanksgiving morning thinking I would probably not get to run.  With all the cooking and visiting and eating that was going to go on, and with my son home from college and sleeping in the room … Continue reading

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Fitbit Update: November

November began with freezing temps and December started with highs in the 70’s.  That’s North Carolina for you.  Most of November was very cold.  I only got in one long run outside.  I have become very consistent with twelve-minute miles. … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Seasons

One of the side benefits of getting in shape has been getting to really know my neighborhood.  Since I started walking a little over a year ago and running last spring, I have logged hundreds of miles on the streets … Continue reading

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Fitbit Update: September

I know I need to find another way to begin my monthly updates, but honestly time passes so quickly that I find it hard to catch my breath.  All I can think about is how unbelievable it is that the … Continue reading

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Fitbit Update: August

It’s a good thing I’ve been practicing intervals, because August began at a walking pace, became a jog, and ended with a sprint to the finish.  I was able to keep up an average of eight miles per day on … Continue reading

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The Lesson was Blowin’ in the Wind

I’ve learned so much from running: about my body, about my spirit, and about my soul.  One of those soul-lessons came this morning.  It was really muggy when I took the dog out last night for the last time.  I knew … Continue reading

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Fitbit Update: July

A few minutes ago I went out the front door to take Margie to do her thing and got stung by some kind of bee.  My calf is swelling now, and throbbing with pain.  This is a perfect reflection of … Continue reading

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Fitbit Update: June

Usually I go into mourning with the ending of June.  June is joy.  June is the fresh feeling of delight at being free to…well, just to BE.  June is full of promise and room to relax.  July has a tendency … Continue reading

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