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Slow, but fit!

Got great news at my annual checkup this week. My good cholesterol is higher than my bad cholesterol! I didn’t expect a bad cholesterol report; in fact my 2012 checkup showed the two numbers only a couple of points apart. It … Continue reading

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I’ve lost that running feeling, but I think it’s coming back!

This time last year I was furiously prepping for the Rouge Orleans Ultra Marathon relay and checking the course map for Rock’n’Roll New Orleans half marathon. This year, instead of being a running beast, I’m focused on my new masters … Continue reading

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Confession Time

Confession – It’s been nearly a month since my last good run. I finished the Tree City Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Day in Kent, OH, but have barely run since. And I haven’t run at all in the past nearly … Continue reading

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Seen on my run: Turkey Trot

Beautiful scenery in Kent, OH, during today’s Turkey Trot 5k. But, woe the hills!

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Cajun Cup 10k PR! (or How Terrible Singing Kept Me Running)

Vital Stats: Race: Cajun Cup 10k Date: November 10, 2012 Place: Lafayette, LA Total Time: 1:05:11 (PR!) Saturday morning, I was up early for the Cajun Cup 10k in Lafayette. A week earlier, Josh’s mom asked me to come along … Continue reading

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Taking the thinking out of half marathon training

Happy Halloween! You have less than 12 hours to save on Rock’n’Roll New Orleans marathon and half marathon entry! Register before midnight and don’t forget to use code ROCKNOLA1 to save an extra $10. Prices go up on November 1st. … Continue reading

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Let’s get social

Did you watch the Presidential debate Wednesday with one eye on Twitter like I did? As many news outlets have pointed out, the 2012 debates are the first to include a large Twitter audience. It got me thinking about the … Continue reading

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It’s Running Season!

It’s officially Fall and definitely getting cooler here in south Louisiana. That means lots more running! I found myself dreading running at the height of summer and sticking to the bike as much as possible. But now, it is running … Continue reading

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Hiking in Mississippi

A last minute invitation led to adventure this weekend. Meghan and Frank invited Josh and me to go hiking at Clark Creek Natural Area in Pond, MS, about ten miles north of the Louisiana border. Clark Creek is a rugged … Continue reading

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Seen on my ride…

The Mississippi River never disappoints when it comes to beautiful or just plain interesting scenery. Tonight – an amazing cotton candy blue and pink sunset. And this picture in no way captures the full beauty of this evening.

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