Tag Archives: healthy-living

Day 4 Week 12 – Fun Run

5 miles recovery pace, sunny & 76 degree I enjoy running because I believe it is good for my health.  And I want my runs to be fun.  Therefore, once in a while I set out to run deliberately slow, … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 8 Jul 2018

Week Eleven of my Erie Marathon training.  Total miles ran this week: 48.  My weight is 147.4 pounds and resting heart rate 54 beats per minute.  Both are trending downward. Things are heating up this week, weather and training wise. 91 degree … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 11 – Self Exile?

3 miles recovery pace, sunny & 79 degree Do you ever find yourself a bit detached from the world?  I do, and I confess it is by choice. Lately I find myself don’t care much about the news.  Seems much … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 5 – Be Still

4 miles easy pace, partly cloudy & 74 degree “Be Still,”  simple words that have been estranged from my vocab lately. Being busy, marathon training . . . my monkey-mind spills out excuses. The untamed animal has exploited the timing … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 4 – Friday Thoughts

Rest day, yoga, and rainy. Saw another school shooting in the news (the 3rd one in 8 days).  It happened this morning in Santa Fe, Texas with 8 reported dead. Shocking as the news might be, I was stunned by the … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 4 – Grateful Thoughts

  3 miles easy pace, cloudy with light drizzle, 67 degree “Rain, rain go away, comes again another day. . .”  It has been raining everyday this week here in Washington DC.  Little children may want to play, but not … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 2 – Recovery Jog

  3 miles recovery jog, sunny & 68 degree Recovery jog may sound silly, this early in my marathon training.   Believe me, I am not losing my marbles.  It is intentional for two reasons: 1) fitness and 2) fun. Our … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 1 – The Housing Conundrum?

Rest day – no running. When I was visiting Hawaii a couple of months ago, it was clearly pointed out to me that Hawaii has a shortage of houses to meet the demand.  Apparently, Hawaii is not alone. Why don’t … 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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