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Inspiration from the NY Marathon

Tuesday, November 05, 2013

It's my taper week, just 4 days from my second half marathon, T minus 4 and counting!

I'm drawing inspiration from the NYC Maratho. Here's some great signs:



Here's the fastest finisher I know, posing at mile 17. Paul finished in 4:20:59:


And here is Cindy, known as the Celtic Runner. I've never run with her. She's faster than I am. She finished in 5:20:56:


Here's Susan. I've run with her a lot. She runs 7 days a week and has for years. She is in charge of our half marathon on Saturday. She works for Interact Alliance, a drug prevention program, that is sponsoring the half. She is really fun to run with and a great encourager of us newbies. She finished in 5:35:56:


I've confirmed my ride and feeling confident about Saturday! Weather will be warm. Course will be hilly. I'm set to do good anyway!!

  
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COASTAL6 11/8/2013 5:25PM

    It looks like fun!
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    Runners ROCK! You ROCK! Go get em!
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    Awesome! I sure will be wishing you all the best!
You are truly a runner now....woo hoo and good for you!
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MJREIMERS 11/6/2013 7:05AM

    Have a great race! Enjoy the camaraderie and listen to your body! I can't wait to hear about the race!

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  Have a great race and you should wear the lady bug wings in the Race!

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    emoticon You go, girl!

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    I'm so excited for you! I'm wishing you the best time of your life!

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    You're doing great!

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    What they all said... and no matter what... HAVE FUN! emoticon

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WATERMELLEN 11/5/2013 7:58PM

    Nice! You're totally into it and raring to go!!

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TRAVELGRRL 11/5/2013 7:33PM

    It's exciting, isn't it??? I know you'll do great.

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MWWENSIN 11/5/2013 6:18PM

    Enjoy your half marathon. I have some links on my blog page to some inspirational New York City marathon news articles with some good photos. One is about a guy with Down's syndrome who completed the race if you're interested.

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    You go girl. emoticon

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    How nice to have running friends. emoticon I'm thinking good thoughts.

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    good luck!

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    Good luck!

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SEAJESS 11/5/2013 1:52PM

    emoticon Thanks for posting the pictures of the runners. You have some emoticon running buddies! Guess that's only to be expected 'cause you're awesome, too and the pack runs together.
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    Great pictures!

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    Have a great race, run strong!

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    Enjoy your run. Always enjoy your pictures.

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2nd that you are my hero!
Enjoy the taper, rest and fueling up for your big day! So glad you know carbs are a runner's best friend!

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MANDELOVICH 11/5/2013 11:21AM

    You are our inspiration. Way to go

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    Thanks for sharing! And best wishes as you taper this week!!

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T - Minus 5 Days and Counting

Monday, November 04, 2013

T is for taper! It's time to get plenty of rest. My second half marathon, first in 2013, is in just 5 days. So I decided to run Monday and Wednesday this week to be plenty rested for Saturday morning. I'm trying to eat smart, at the top of my calorie range, with about 65% carbohydrates. I'm skipping strength training this week to ensure I don't pull or strain anything. And I'm not picking up the grandkids for the same reason.

This morning I ran in my neighborhood. I had the Beatles' One album playing on the MP3 player. It was my favorite music in high school and I channel my 16 year old self easily as I listen to it! It was an easy fun run, about 2 and a half miles, a bit faster than I plan to run the 13.1.

Hubby will be out of town with our car, but I have a ride to the race. Trying not to worry that she will forget to pick me up. I kind of laugh at how I can always find something to worry about! I'm right on track and trying to get in the "coiled spring" mode that ONEKIDSMOM nurtures before a race.

Incidentally, Jan who helped me prepare for my first half, completed her first New York Marathon yesterday after years of missing it due to emergencies (surgery, family crisis, and a hurricane) keeping her from running it in the past. All four of the runners from my Galloway group finished the 26.2 miles. Jan, just 6 months younger than I am, finished in 6 hours and 9 minutes. Hooray for determination and persistence! Jan at the NYC Marathon:



My nephew may come root me on at the finish of my half marathon. That would be so cool! I have come to many of his races. I just might try to get my camera to him. This is the first ever half marathon in my hometown of Lakeland, Florida. 850 people are pre-registered. Packet pick up starts on Wednesday. I know at least 50 of the people running it and will recognize many more of them from local 5 and 10Ks. I've been training with the leader of the 2 hour and 30 minute pace group. With luck, I'm going to PR! All systems are go!!!

  
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CHANGINGHORSES 11/5/2013 7:46AM

    It sounds like you have plenty of inspirational runners around you! I like! You will be great this weekend, trust the training and trust the taper. Smile and be proud!
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TXPATRIOT 11/5/2013 12:35AM

    You are going to do great!

Can't wait to read your race report!

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STRIVERONE 11/4/2013 11:45PM

    Even though you are expecting a PR, I think you are going be amazed with your results.

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MSLZZY 11/4/2013 10:38PM

    You will have a wonderful time! You are so prepared. HUGS!

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TRAVELGRRL 11/4/2013 8:47PM

    It won't just be a race, it will be a party!!! Enjoy!!!

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WATERMELLEN 11/4/2013 8:16PM

    You've got it so well planned -- glad you've taken care not to pull or strain anything this very special week.

(And thanks for your comment on my rebel blog: different stuff works for different people at different times, and what you're doing is working for you for sure!)

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MANDELOVICH 11/4/2013 8:11PM

    You are awesome. Have a great run and I love the photo in your wallpaper. You both look adorable and I love your hair cut!!

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ONEKIDSMOM 11/4/2013 6:43PM

    I just know that PR is in the bag, Marsha! Then you can relax and just have fun with Rachel and me on the 24th!

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GABY1948 11/4/2013 6:38PM

    I'm getting really excited for you! Great pic of Jan! Thanks for sharing and I absolutely LOVE the lady bug!!!! emoticon

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TERI-RIFIC 11/4/2013 5:24PM

    I'm so excited for you!! Have s blast. Keep smiling! And take pics.
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    emoticon emoticon emoticon , cant wait to hear about the race. Have a great week and run

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HARROWJET 11/4/2013 2:49PM

    I can feel your excitement. I wish I could be at the finish line. Hubby and I watched parts of the NY marathon on TV.

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MARGARITTM 11/4/2013 12:48PM

    Have fun with this! You have worked hard to get here.

Can't wait for the race report!

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    You go, girl !!

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ONMYMEDS 11/4/2013 11:37AM

    It certainly sounds as if you are ready for this. Remember. Have fun!!

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BABYSTEPS123 11/4/2013 11:34AM

    Best wishes! You are an inspiration!

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COCK-ROBIN 11/4/2013 11:10AM

    Go, Slenderella, Go! You have a cheering section.

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    Don't forget to foam roll.

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WILD4STARS 11/4/2013 11:06AM

    If I were a betting woman I would put my money on you.
You've got this !!

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BOOKAPHILE 11/4/2013 10:55AM

    There are tricks to every skill. I'm glad you know the tricks for your 1/2 marathon. Stay healthy!

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NATPLUMMER 11/4/2013 10:54AM

    Sounds like you are in charge of your taper :-)


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Recipe, Birds, and Experimenting

Sunday, November 03, 2013

I thrive on compliments! And when I get one from my hubby it is like a jewel. Perhaps I should be, but I'm not ashamed to admit I savor and enjoy it. Hubby does our grocery shopping, partly to help me and partly because he wants to eat what he wants to eat. (Luckily, he's become good at finding the things I want and need.)

Well, yesterday when he sat down to supper he looked on our table and said, "I go to the grocery store and just buy a lot of things on sale and then you turn them into a feast." Oh, yeah, I'm going to savor that one, about as much as I savored the dish. I even went and got the camera to snap the leftovers:



This dish was based on the SparkRecipe, Pineapple Chicken Stir Fry. I had the onion, garlic, broccoli, red pepper, and pineapple on hand. I didn't have cabbage, so I substituted celery and carrots. I cooked each veggie separately and then put them together so they retained more individual flavor and color. I didn't have enough juice to worry with thickening it, but it didn't need it. I served it with brown rice. Absolutely yummy. And it is so great to find something healthy hubby likes, too.

Another picture I took yesterday in our front yard:



These beautiful cranes hang out in our neighborhood. I just love seeing them. Funny, but I grew up less than 50 miles from here and never remember seeing one as a child. Wonder if they've come back following the DDT ban or whether they have been imported or if I just never noticed!

After yesterday's group run I recovered quickly and felt good. After supper, though, I was feeling a little weak. I debated between going to bed early or having more to eat. I chose to eat thinking it might help. It did. I ended up going a little over my calorie range, but the scale was just at 125.4 this morning, right where I want it to be, so I'm thinking I really did need that extra food. Still experimenting and still learning!






  
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    What a wonderful couple you are!

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    I wish my hubby would shop for me, or it would be excellent if I could have a delivery service. But the only company that delivers where I live is Schwan's and their food is not healthy.


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JOANNHUNT 11/8/2013 11:56AM

    AWESOME THANK YOU FOR SHARING. THAT LOOKED VERY GOOD AND YUMMY. ENJOY YOUR JOURNEY.

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SALEX52 11/5/2013 11:29AM

    We all love compliments, especially from the people who are most important to us.

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GRLTAZ 11/5/2013 10:56AM

    I think we all crave compliments when they are real ones. It helps our self worth. So glad hubby could come through like that. We all will probably struggle with losing and maintaining our goal weights at times and I am glad you reminded me subtly that this is a life long journey and not a fast weight loss journey. Thank you ! TC

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MAGGIEROSEBOWL 11/5/2013 8:55AM

    I remember the somewhat rare compliments from my husband for years! If only they knew how valued those words of praise are to us. But then if they came more often, maybe they wouldn't be so special?!

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TIME-4-TINA 11/5/2013 8:22AM

    awww, so cute that your husband called your meal a feast! I get a lot of satisfaction when someone compliments my cooking. I also get offended when they don't like it. ha ha!

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CHANGINGHORSES 11/5/2013 7:43AM

    Way to go........the feast looks yummy! He is well trained.

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    Your pics are lovely! Thanks for the post.

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  Love the cranes!

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    Thanks for sharing - looks like a great recipe!!

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    Thank you for sharing. I to strive on positive reinforcement!

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PATRICIAANN46 11/4/2013 4:06PM

  A compliment from the heart is very well-received indeed. Your supper looks super-Yummy!!! emoticon
The Sand Hill Cranes were endangered for quite some time. I remember when they were introduced in Wisconsin. We had a pair in the field behind our home all summer and I loved listening to their reedy calls. That was about 20 years ago, and now they are plentiful.

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JSEATTLE 11/4/2013 3:01PM

  What a wonderful day! Thank you for sharing, I have also made that recipe and it's a keeper because it works with just about anything you have on hand.

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  Congrats on doing things right for yourself! The meal looked really good, I'm going to look up the recipe for dinner sometime this week! :-)

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LIVELYGIRL2 11/4/2013 12:44PM

  Isn't it great when your on the same page. Wonderful.

It looks like you live in a beautiful area.

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JUNEPA 11/4/2013 12:21PM

    Very yummy and nutritious !!

Where I live and grew up, we see a lot more eagles, herons and canada geese now than when I was growing up. I think it is related to the DDT ban and being more aware and careful about environmental impact.
Some things in the world are getting better, not everything is getting worse and worse!!

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SHOAPIE 11/4/2013 11:58AM

    Yuummm

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    Always nice to get a compliment from your significant other! It's the little things in life that mean so much. Your dish looks delicious!! emoticon

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SUSIEMT 11/4/2013 10:14AM

    Great blog! I am so happy you included the picture of the left overs. Looks yummy!

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    Awesome, thank you!!!

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    You have a lot to be thankful for!

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GARDENCHRIS 11/4/2013 7:34AM

    what a nice thing your hubs did.... and your very lucky to have the cranes!

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CARTERSGRANDMA 11/4/2013 7:18AM

  The recipe sounds great...and what a sweet compliment! Keep up the great work.

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    Great compliment--and looks like he was right!

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SHERYLP461 11/4/2013 6:46AM

    We are always learning, good for you choosing the right action, We have the sandhill cranes coming to our pond too, like you I was born and raised right here and don't recall seeing them as a child.

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    We are all learning and every body has its unique quicrks with what it needs and what doesn't help. Good for you for taking the chance and figuring it out!

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    Your meal looked yummy!

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I'll Be Fine!

Saturday, November 02, 2013

Just one week from today I'll run my second half marathon. I'm hoping to make it in 2 hours and 30 minutes or at least beat my previous time of 2:37. It will be a beautiful run between and around several lakes, although that does mean some hills.

This morning I ran with the pace group leader for a 2:30 half. We started at 6am today and ran 5.6 miles. There was heavy cloud cover and high humidity, although the rain held off until after we finished. For next Saturday a low of 65 and high of 86 degrees is predicted with about 100% humidity. Since the clock turns back, the 7 am start will be equivalent to 8 am today. It was 73 degrees at that time today. Perhaps the forecast will change; we sure would like it a bit cooler. But no matter, I've run in hotter and as humid. I had planned to wear a new running outfit, but the consensus of the pace group is that we need to wear tank tops and carry water.

I'm planning to eat at the top of my calorie range this week, aiming for 65% carbohydrate all week and low fiber for the 2 days before the race. I won't worry if the scale goes up a bit as I'm trying to build glycogen storage for race performance.

I'm signed up for 3 half marathons this year. After this one for time, I've got 2 to run for fun. November 24th I'll be joining ONEKIDSMOM for our second St Pete Women's Half Marathon. I'll be wearing a ladybug costume. (See my Halloween Bonus Blog if you haven't seen it! EDIT: It's now my background picture!)

In February of 2014 I'm running the Disney Princess HM. Don't have a costume yet, but I'm signed up for the Cinderella section. I'm thinking about being her fairy godmother who got fit! Like maybe "Bibbidi Bobbidi Boo" on the shirt, and a disposable blue robe with the red tie at the neck like in the Disney movie for standing around in the cold before the race. I think it starts at 5:35 am and that I'll have to get on the bus from my resort around 4 am. Man, the things I'll do to run!!

I feel ready for next Saturday, and although I'm aiming for time, as long as I finish in an upright position with a smile on my face wanting to do it again, (to quote some of my favorite people) I'll be fine!

  
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KOHINOOR2 11/3/2013 12:42AM

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_LINDA 11/3/2013 12:29AM

    Excellent planning! Regardless of the weather, I will bet you are going to really rock this race!! Looking forward to hearing all about it!!

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COCK-ROBIN 11/3/2013 12:08AM

    I'm so proud of you. Go for it!

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MSLZZY 11/2/2013 11:21PM

    You will do just fine! I have no doubts whatsoever. Enjoy!

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GABY1948 11/2/2013 6:56PM

    THAT'S the SPIRIT! You WILL be fine. Marsha, if there is ONE thing I have learned from you and ONEKIDSMOM it is that this whole running thing is SUCH a science!

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TAICHIDANCER 11/2/2013 6:20PM

    Onward and upward!

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STRIVER57 11/2/2013 5:24PM

    you sound ready. have a wonderful time.

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NATPLUMMER 11/2/2013 5:09PM

    It sounds like you're ready to roll…enjoy!

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SEAJESS 11/2/2013 4:17PM

    Marsha, you're enough of an experienced runner to know not to break in your new outfit for the first time at your race! Hope you don't mind if I just mention that again as it is SO IMPORTANT to detect that little chafing bump before you're 5 miles into your half.

Hoping that you get the LOW temperatures, heck hoping you get the PERFECT temperatures for running but also trusting that you will complete your race at any temperature. You're trained, your tough and you're committed.

I'm so excited for you!

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WATERMELLEN 11/2/2013 4:14PM

    You're one fine lady!! And: your planning will pay out!

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BOOKAPHILE 11/2/2013 3:37PM

    You've prepared and are following your plan. You've got this!

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FROSTY99 11/2/2013 2:28PM

    Glad the rain didn't get down there-it was up north this morning early and made a mess of some yard sales we were attending. We didn't melt and I doubt you would have either. I am not complaining as we certainly needed the rain!!


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JUNEPA 11/2/2013 2:03PM

    You are doing awesome !!

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    Looking forward to seeing you this week at SP dinner. Carbolicious, of course!

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CHANGINGHORSES 11/2/2013 1:26PM

    Woohoo! Run Lady Bug Run!!!! You are doing amazing things!

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PMFISH 11/2/2013 1:11PM

    Boy are you ambitious! With your attitude how could you be anything but fine! Your blogs are always a delight to read. Would not be surprised if you beat your old time.

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LIVE2RUN4LIFE 11/2/2013 12:53PM

    I hope you do get heavy cloud cover -- that will make the humidity easier to handle without the added discomfort of direct sun which adds to the temp at the surface of the skin. Have fun!
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BZJOHNSON 11/2/2013 12:51PM

    Great progress - and I love the pic!! You are going to rock this!

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HARROWJET 11/2/2013 12:33PM

    I am looking forward to your follow-up blog when you let us know how you did. My daughter ran her first half marathon recently. I was very excited to be one of the spectators. I have signed up for my first 10 K in September 2014. Thank you for sharing your experience because I find it very encouraging to read about your successes. emoticon emoticon

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Bonus Blog: Fairy, Ladybug, and Dora

Thursday, October 31, 2013

The Rainbow Fairy (AKA Natalie) kisses Dora the Explorer (known as Gwen):


Natalie and I show off our wings while Gwen displays her backpack:



I ran 3 miles this eve as a ladybug. Think this costume will work for the St Pete Women's half marathon, Team Ladybug:

  
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AQUAGIRL08 11/3/2013 7:46AM

    Too cute! I'm loving your costume as well as the costumes the girls are wearing!

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NHES220 11/2/2013 10:15AM

    You all look fabulous in your Halloween costumes! Looks like it was a happy day!
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TERI-RIFIC 11/2/2013 8:31AM

    3 Cuties. You look in fantastic healthy shape. You'll look great in the half.. Go ladybugs emoticon emoticon

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STRIVERONE 11/1/2013 8:32PM

    Very nice. The kids are adorable. and that costume doesn't look like it would interfere with a good run.

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MEXGAL1 11/1/2013 8:05PM

    Gosh, I don't know why but I was kicked off getting notified of you blog posts.
Love your costumes. awesome!
Sounds like you had a great Halloween as well.
Have a great week end.
Sallie

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BURGUNDYBABE 11/1/2013 10:41AM

    So cute!

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    Cute!

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GABY1948 11/1/2013 9:51AM

    You look SO cute! I usually get RID of ladybugs in the house...but come over and I will KEEP you! emoticon

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JIBBIE49 11/1/2013 12:48AM

    You look SO good.

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MAYBER 10/31/2013 11:43PM

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MSLZZY 10/31/2013 11:22PM

    Cool!

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_LINDA 10/31/2013 11:14PM

    Wow!! Fabulous costumes! Such adorable cuties! Grammy looking pretty sweet too! I think you will be the hit of that marathon!!
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KOHINOOR2 10/31/2013 9:57PM

    Beautiful pictures. emoticon costumes .Thanks for sharing.

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TRAVELGRRL 10/31/2013 9:27PM

    Cute costume! You'll be a hit!!!

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COCK-ROBIN 10/31/2013 9:26PM

    That's beautiful!

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ONEKIDSMOM 10/31/2013 9:22PM

    GREAT lady bug costume... I have my tunic top coming in the mail... but I don't have wings!

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MCFITZ2 10/31/2013 9:09PM

    What adorable little girls.

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HARROWJET 10/31/2013 8:44PM

    great pictures.

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WATERMELLEN 10/31/2013 8:29PM

    So sweet! And I think you'll just fly along, Ladybug!!

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BOOKAPHILE 10/31/2013 8:26PM

    The kids are adorable, and you are looking very fine!

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SKIRNIR 10/31/2013 8:25PM

    Nice costumes! Good luck on the half. Definately needed to try it out before running that far in a costume.

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JOYINKY 10/31/2013 8:22PM

    Terrific! Everyone looks great! What wonderful memories you are making with your granddaughters!

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CHANGINGHORSES 10/31/2013 8:20PM

    Oh my goodness! This is precious! How wonderful!

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