Tag Archives: healthy-living

Aging Well

I enjoy good health and have been fortunate thus far in life without major hiccup. When I went for my annual physical checkup a few weeks ago, I asked the doctor that given my age (retired)  am I out-of-the-woods as … Continue reading

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In Case Of Emergency

Where would I go? With hurricane Florence hitting the Mid-Atlantic, I am getting lots of alert notifications from all sources.  Sources like the governments, phone company, bank, well intended friends, etc. Being a retired government employee, I am acquainted with … Continue reading

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Post-Race Transition

Post marathon transition is tricky.  People become lost after being focused for so long on a single target (in my case – 20 weeks).  Day in and day out, what I thought about, planned for, and executed to are all … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 20 – The Marathon Challenge

Day off, no running. For many folks, marathon is a daunting sport.  Not only the endurance and speed demanded to finish a 26.2 mile race are not for the feint of hearts but also the inner strength required to face … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 12 Aug 2018

Week Sixteen of my Erie Marathon training.  Total miles ran this week: 52. My weight is 145 pounds and resting heart rate 58 beats per minute. What a week this one has been.  Lots of stresses, some planed, others not.  My long … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 16 – On Good Habits

2 mile warm up, 5 mile tempo, 1 mile cool down, sunny & 78 degree Feels good to be back on the marathon training after a day of unexpected “off.”  By now my body is more conditioned to go out, … Continue reading

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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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