Tag Archives: healthy-living

Day 1 Week 18 – Sow A Thought, Reap An Action

  Marathon Training Cross training – yoga for hamstring, no running Sow A Thought, Reap An Action I can’t touch my toes without bending my legs.  It’s a fact, not the end of the world.  I know.  What I did … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 9 – Sleep Updates

  Marathon Training 48 min (5 mi), overcast & 72 degree Sleep Updates I am not a good sleeper.  Not that I don’t value sleep, the benefits of sleep are well documented.  Not to mention I need good sleep for … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 6 – An Epiphany Moment

  Marathon Training 29 min (3 mi) and sunny & 68 degree An Epiphany Moment Saw this quote from the site Soul Gatherings that turned my thinking around: Old age, to the unlearned, is winter;to the learned, it is harvest … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 5 – Our Internal Biological Clocks

  Marathon Training Rest day, no running. Our Internal Biological Clocks I have been looking into my poor sleep patterns.  I used to believe I sleep because my body is tired.  Although partially true, there is something more basic to … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 2 – Myths About Running Marathon

38 minutes (approx 4 miles), sunny &  mid 60s A common question I hear when people learned I run marathons is how are my knees or joints?  The question is understandable because our knees and joints often get abused. Sometimes … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 7 Apr 2019

Our internal rhythm, or body clock, plays an important role on just about everything we do.  Yes, how well do we sleep,  adapt to change, ability to find happiness, etc. all depend on the alignment of ourselves to our environment. … Continue reading

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Connecting To My Heavier Self

During off season, the luxury of eating without worrying is a thing of the past.  Like everyone else, I eat and gain weight.  Without the training regiment to burn off excess calories, whatever I put in my mouth eventually shows … Continue reading

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Sunday – My Favorite Day Of The Week

Friday used to be my favorite day of the week.  Knowing it’s the end of the work week and with a weekend ahead, my feeling was both relief (for the former) and anticipation (for the later).  Excitement galore. That favorite … Continue reading

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My Weight Story

Each year I train for marathon.  During the 20 week training, a definite benefit is I can have unlimited food and still lose weight.  Because the amount of calories my training consumes, I would feel fit, healthy and lean.  A … Continue reading

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Lucky Monday

Believe it or not, Mother Nature smiled on Washington DC today. After the polar vortex of last week, we got a sunny without-a-cloud sky.  Temperature hit 60+ degree Fahrenheit (15 degrees above average).  And not surprisingly it made all the … Continue reading

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