Category Archives: health

Day 3 Week 1 – Steady Run In Base Training

4 miles, easy pace with a steady run for mile 3 (my split: 9:14, 9:00, 7:41, 9:15) , overcast & 57 degree.  It should be obvious from my splits that I injected a steady run within today’s easy runs. The … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 1 – A New Beginning

  4 miles with fartlek surges. Sunny, 66 degree. Without fanfare, today marks the kick-off for my marathon training.  I am training for the Erie Marathon in September.  That’s why my 20 week training started earlier than usual.  Might as … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 22 Apr 2018

Three weeks into April.  Temperatures here in Washington DC have been between the high 30’s to low 60’s.  Safe to say the threat of snowstorm is passed.  Also passed is the U.S. tax filing deadline for 2017 but not without … Continue reading

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Slow Down!

  Not too often we hear words like “release, slowdown, or patience,” in our busy work environment.  Certainly not here in Washington, DC.  Unless you chanced to be in a yoga or meditation retreat, those are special circumstances. Or are … Continue reading

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Erie Marathon

I have decided to run the Erie Marathon in Erie, Pennsylvania on 9 September 2018.  Because the early September race date, my 20 week training will start next week.  Hoohoo. The marathon course is around the Presque Isle State Park … Continue reading

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What’s To Worry?

It is 12 April.  And if you live in the United States and haven’t filed your taxes, you have something to worry.  Because time is running out with the Internal Revenue Service filing deadline of 17 April 2018, only five … Continue reading

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My Favorite Boost – YOGA

Around five-ish in the afternoon when my energy starts to tank, I look for a pick-me-up’er to stop my dragging around like a snail.  A boost to tide me over until dinner if you will.  And generally my options are … Continue reading

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How Is Your Mojo?

In my recent wellness check up there was a question,”Couldn’t get going?” And I answered “No.”  It was a wake up call for me and made me realize that to keep myself energized, relying on others or externals was not … Continue reading

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Overcoming A Ho-hum Day

A cloudy, showery day.  Kinda reminded me of Seattle.  Peeking out the window, couldn’t see the drizzles but the street was wet.  I waited until noon for the temperature to warm up a bit and the weather pattern to break.  … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 25 Mar 2018

Still easing back this week from my recent trip to Hawaii. The transition has taken me longer and more adjustment than anticipated.  Perhaps instead of getting more used to the cold, I am becoming the opposite.  A case of misplaced belonging. According to calendar, … Continue reading

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