Tag Archives: recovery

9/11 – 19 Years Later

  Nineteen years in no way measures up to the feelings of the 9/11. Nineteen years gone by deceptively, but the feelings linger. The feelings still tender, raw, and jarring. But to the eighteen year old and younger, it’s only … Continue reading

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Staying Lockdown?

  Heard in the news today that my locality will remain in lockdown.  The logical next question is till when?  And the official answer from the government is: until a 14-day downward trend in the number of COVID-19 cases. Understandably … Continue reading

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Post Running Chill

  My Saturday runs are longer in distance and duration.  Which means I am exposed in the weather element to a greater extent.  In warmer months, my skin tan is a dead giveaway.  But in the cooler moths, an interesting … Continue reading

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Better Sleep! Better Sleep?

  When the body is tired enough, will the mind follow?  I am curious to find out. Ran 21 miles again today. Took us 3 hours and 42 minutes to complete. Before we started, the temperature was around freezing.  Even … Continue reading

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Letting Go Of Erie

  Almost a month, twenty-five days to be exact, has passed since my incredulous race of  2019, the Erie Marathon.  Most of physical demands from the race have faded.  A slight twinge in my right ankle lingers.  Time to say … Continue reading

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Zombie State

  I feel like a zombie.  Not sure if it’s seasonal change, post marathon recovery, jet lag or a combination of the above that is having an effect on me. Fall has officially arrived this past Monday.  With it, cooler … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 19 – Recovering Mind & Body

  Marathon Training 12 mi incl 6 @ goal pace; Sunny & 75 degree Recovering Mind & Body My body is drained from all the running of the past weeks (accumulated fatigues from my marathon training). Since body is one … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 19 – Peaking

  Marathon Training 10 x 1 min at 10K pace w/1 min easy jogging breaks + 2 mi warm up & 1 mi cool down; cloudy & 63 degree Peaking During this last phase of my marathon training, peaking as … Continue reading

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New Month, A New Beginning

  Today is the first day of October and Monday.  Something about starting the month on a Monday makes it feel like a fresh start.  A new beginning.  And I love that feeling. It is a feeling of hope, opportunity, … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 23 Sep 2018

It has been two weeks of transition from my marathon in Erie, PA to off-season, a time typically marked by gradual healing, reflective soul searching, and occasionally a sense of nullness. I say “typically” because this time I applied my … Continue reading

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