Category Archives: meditation

Day 5 Week 17 – Our Worst Enemy

Is ourselves. Why do I say that?  Our vivid mind undermines us.  Imaging that it’s getting dark and you see a shadow in the corner.  Is it a burglar, a ghost, or something scarier?  Our imagination does the worst things … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 15 Oct 2017

Total miles ran this week: 44 Third week of Marathon Specific training, workouts intend to condition my body for the 26.2 miles challenge.  Workouts like the hill to tempo, tempo intervals, and surges aim to train my legs to run … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 15 – Being There, Done That?

5 mile recovery run, 62 degree Fahrenheit. A beautiful day, not a cloud in the sky. “Be present” is a common concept preached in yoga, meditation, and other spiritual practices.  So much so, it is common knowledge but unfortunately not … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 1 Oct 2017

Week 14 and counting.  Total miles ran this week: 38 A transition week between the Lactate Threshold and Marathon Specific phases of my marathon training.  Did another Park Run 5k this week to verify my fitness level and found out … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 14 – Quality Relationship?

Trust, warmth, understanding, and support are all attributes of a quality relationship.  In the era of social media, these attributes are often cast aside in favor of number of likes, connections, followers, etc.  The quantity attributes vice the quality ones. … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 17 Sep 2017

Total mileage this week: 18 – a set back due to unforeseen event Ever being in a dream and the time just disappeared?  That is how I felt about this week.  I spent the first four days of the week in … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 11 – Patience, Part 3

  5 mile easy. When my mind is agitated, my patience becomes short.  Regrettably, my behaviors sometimes follow suit.  As you can probably guess that the outcome is never good.  Hurtful feelings linger on. Then I came upon April Stern’s … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 27 Aug 2017

Wedged between my family vacation trip and the Annapolis 10 mile race, this week is the transition between the two of my high priority events.  And yet I follow mostly my body cues to guide me instead of overthinking about … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 9 – Hurricane Thoughts

A beautiful day here in the Mid-Atlantic.  Low humidity and pleasant temperature.  No scorching heat like some other places.  And definitely no hurricane. Having said that, the National Hurricane Center (hurricane.gov) is reporting that Hurricane Harvey, now Category 4, will … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 20 Aug 2017

Another low mileage week, 20 miles. Finally made it home after 2+ weeks of traveling.  While it was a great to spend time with the family on vacation, our trip was exhausting, being on the road (and sea) during these … Continue reading

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