Category Archives: health

Feeling Good About My Run

  Even though running slower and less than before, I feel good about my running. Before the Covid pandemic, I run marathons. And I train for those races.  Goals like faster finish, personal record, or no injury were my motivators … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 22 May 2022

This week concluded in a heatwave for the Washington DC area, the earliest preview of summer in my recollection. These weather extremes have been happening elsewhere. Now it is our turn to face it. Heeding the warning of excessive heat, … Continue reading

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Against The Natural Order?

  All living creatures on this planet, human included, follow the circadian rhythms as the earth evolves around the sun. Within the 24 hours cycle between night and day, rhythms for sleep, awake, hunger, movement, and other vital functions are … Continue reading

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In-person Race Now?

  While the weather is getting warmer, more in-person races are happening, Covid-19 pandemic notwithstanding. Are people so raring to go back-to-normal, they are throwing caution to the wind? Case in point, this past Monday, over 25 thousand runners participated … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 27 Mar 2022

With the Coronavirus and Ukraine war, lots of negative emotions are occupying our space. Whether it’s the media or mental space, the negative moods are pervasive.  Which can  weigh individuals down and wear people out. How can one maintain a good … Continue reading

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Soleus Pain

  Yesterday I ran 8 miles. Half way through my run, I felt a pain in my calf – a sharp pain on the outside edge of my left calf. And the pain intensified when I ran up the hill. … Continue reading

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Covid-19, US Update #8

  The Coronavirus case is in a lull in the US. All 50 states will have lifted their mask mandate by this Friday (25 March). Mask mandate in public mode of traveling (think bus, train, airplane) is still required until … Continue reading

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My March Madness (Not Basketball)

  About this this time every year when the seasonal change from dormant winter to sprouting spring, when the buds start to come out and traces of snow disappear, I experience my March madness by better living through chemicals. Allow … Continue reading

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Fitness During Covid – What Fitness?

  It has been two and a half years since I raced last. 8 September 2019, to be exact, was my last race – a marathon in Erie Pennsylvania. Subsequent that year, the dreaded Covid-19 happened (and is still happening), … Continue reading

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Sucks To Be Sick

  I pride myself to be in good health. Between running, yoga, and meditation, I kept my mind & body in decent shape. But about a week ago, I developed this incessant coughs that threw me for a loop.  Maybe … Continue reading

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