Monthly Archives: November, 2011

My Need for Speed

I want to run fast… or at least faster. I want to be in the upper mid-pack instead of the lower. Maybe, even get an age group award. That is going to take work. Katie assures me that cycling will make me faster and I believe her so I am going to cycle as much …

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Sweet Ride!

I am so excited for my next challenge! Cycling. I have been interested in it for a long time but always a bit too scared to do it. The tires are so thin, the clip in pedals look dangerous, riding on roads… I am still a bit nervous about all of it, but I am …

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Stop thinking – Start doing

Simple, yet so true – STOP THINKING, START DOING. This pretty much sums up my last couple of years. For the longest time I “wanted” to be fit and “tried” to be a runner. I had books upon books upon books about the subjects. I read so many magazine articles I could probably teach a …

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The new challenge has begun!

Last night I had my first session with Coach Katie and the new bike. She picked it up for me so I met her at her house to try it out. It is nice – I will have pictures when I actually have possession of it. Tonight was to make sure it fight and give …

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“Now this is going to be fun!”

I am sitting here deciding if I should be nervous or not. I e-mailed Coach Katie my new goals for the next year. I have what I consider right now a very lofty goal an I have also decided to try something new. Yes, I think I am nervous. This year my goal is going …

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Amazing weekends!

If last weekend was not good enough… I had yet another great weekend. Way before I knew I would get into the MCM I signed up for the inaugural Savannah Rock and Roll Marathon. I paid the entrance fee and planned a girls weekend. I was going to run something this weekend. I knew my …

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Proud finisher of the 36th MCM!!!

It seems surreal at this point to think about how long I have been working for this… the chance to say that I ran a marathon. I am so proud and happy — the race high will be with me for a while. It was an amazing experience that I will never forget. The days …

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