Monthly Archives: August 2011

Smoothie

“There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.” –Henry Ford Monday – 3 miles I made a fruit smoothie using kiwis, blueberries, and peaches. It was a yummy, quick post-run treat. I put the leftover smoothie … Continue reading

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It’s the Weekend

“A Sunday well-spent brings a week of content.” -Proverb We completed our long slow run on Saturday. Marcia joined Terri and I for the 9 mile run around our town. We averaged 10 minute miles while enjoying the slightly cooler … Continue reading

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It’s A Drag

“The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.” ~ Vince Lombardi Wednesday: 3 miles Thursday: 5 miles It has been difficult trying to run after work. I get home, start cooking or planning a quick meal for after … Continue reading

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New Shoes

 “We run, not because we think it is doing us good, but because we enjoy it and cannot help ourselves…The more restricted our society and work become, the more necessary it will be to find some outlet for this craving … Continue reading

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Weekend Workout

Our Saturday long run was slow and relaxing. We did our new route. Running new routes always makes me nervous about the potential dog encounter. Thankfully, we didn’t come across any dogs. However, we did come a few yards away … Continue reading

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A Little Motivation

“Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.” T.S. Eliot   It was back-to-work week for me. This meant getting used to running in the hot evenings. The heat really had an impact … Continue reading

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Back to Work

Derive happiness in oneself from a good day’s work, from illuminating the fog that surrounds us. — Henri Matisse Today I am celebrating the beauty of my last day of summer. I could sit here and feel sad that my … Continue reading

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