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• a memorable memorial weekend

Nope, didn’t run that beautiful 50K through the Wildwood trail in Portland last Sunday, but I had a fantastic weekend with family and friends. Bad calf, bad foot, bad hammy has kept my weekly mileage low and kept me from my race, but it didn’t keep me from enjoying the other loves of my life. Driving up to Portland on … [continue]

• running injuries: where time stops, calories add up & i am at peace

I decided that for fun and because the approaching summer season (read swimsuit weather) to start counting calories while I am injured. What? Injured? Oh yeah, there’s that. Let’s back up…. Once up on a time, in a land far far away (and by this I mean my brain, it was so far far away), I thought it would be … [continue]

• i’m smoooooth!!

I went swimming! Finally! I consider this a major undertaking. So much so, I think I need an award. I’ll take a extra piece of my favorite thing…stinky cheese, thank you very much. My acceptance speech goes like this… I’d like to thank my running partner, Leah, who has put up with my 1,293 previous excuses for NOT going swimming … [continue]