Monthly Archives: February 2013

Tuesday Tips

When I was in college, I worked in restaurants making my living earning tips.  Dreaming and saving my money for summers at the shore.  This system worked out pretty well for me back in the day, so I decided to … Continue reading

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Bye Bye Flu. Good Riddance.

After four and half days of quarantine,  I finally emerged from beneath my covers and hit the trail.  Well, walking that is…  After listening to my coach’s advice, I spent the last several days completely mastering the “rest” and “hydration” … Continue reading

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To run, or not to run (with a cold)…that is the question?

Yesterday, I was sent home from work by the school nurse.  Hacking cough, sinus pain, chills, 99.1 temp, and just feeling, well…plain miserable and yucky (yes, I just used that word).  I couldn’t get home fast enough to my p.j.’s, … Continue reading

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No Negotiations!

Maybe law school is in my future?? I have become quite the negotiator.  Seems I can talk myself into justifying anything.  For example, Saturday’s scheduled 4 mile run became 2 miles.  I mean, that’s a no brainer ’cause Sunday was … Continue reading

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Binging but Back on Track!

In my last post I stated that since I began running, my binging has been almost non-existent — well, albeit, with an occasional Trader Joe’s Chocolate Dunker or two.  Well, I have a confession…bless me father for I have binged! … Continue reading

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Will Run For Wine

Today began bright and early with a 5:00 a.m. wake up call.  I was off to the gym for my scheduled 3 mile run.  It’s surprising how much easier it is to wake up before the sun, when you are … Continue reading

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Treadmill v. Running Out In The Elements?

I promised to post my race results from Saturday’s Feel the Love 5K. Well, I wasn’t feeling the love so much when I saw my time – 37:11, with a pace of 11:58…ugh! What happened!? Well…first, the weather conditions. It … Continue reading

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Feel the Love

So Nemo blew through Philadelphia, leaving only a bitter chill in the air.  I was so excited to wake up to barely a trace of snow, and even more excited to find out the Feel the Love 5k was still … Continue reading

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Carb Loading and Waiting for Nemo

So apparently Nemo has been found, and he is wrecking havoc on the East Coast, dumping record snowfall amounts from Philly to Boston and beyond.  I took advantage of an early snow dismissal from school.  I hit the gym for … Continue reading

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If One Has DetermiNation, Then Things Will Get Done

It was an unusually long, tough day at school. Maybe it was the impending snowstorm that had the boys on high energy alert. Whatever the reason, this teacher was looking forward to some adult beverages. After tutoring a few students, … Continue reading

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