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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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Race Pace Training

Great weekend! Friday night was all about celebrating a friend’s new dream job. There was champagne and amazing food – short ribs, lamb carpaccio, popcorn with rosemary, a cheese plate, pomme frites, croque monsieur and an amazing chocolate torte at … Continue reading

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The Need for Speed

As my blog title suggests, I’m slow… Slow on the bike, slow in water, slow on my feet. But that doesn’t mean I’m not trying to get faster. So when my good friend Katie at KatieRUNSThis announced she was doing … Continue reading

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Ready to bike and swim again!

I spent the winter focusing on running since I consider it my weakest area and also because I signed up for my first half marathon and desperately needed to train for that. So biking and swimming took a backseat, although … Continue reading

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Rest Week

I inadvertently took off a week from any real running/exercise, probably a good thing after my first half marathon. I spend Monday and Tuesday in north Louisiana for work, completed a 16 mile bike ride on Wednesday with my normal … Continue reading

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