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The week awaits!

Sunday, February 28, 2010      3 comments

I'm looking ahead to a new week AND a new month. Today marks 9 weeks till my marathon. That means I'm getting to the higher number in the weekly miles. I've been a bit short with ... Read more


Saturday, February 27, 2010      2 comments

I have been running for 6 short years, however in that time I have accumulated a plethora of shirts; finisher T shirts, wicking running short sleeve shirts, technical long sleeve sh... Read more

When the student is ready....

Friday, February 26, 2010      3 comments

...the teacher appears. I first heard this quote years ago and feel it is true. Is it the timing, the openness, a new maturity, a last gasp surrendering to the situation, or so... Read more

Needing an Angel

Monday, February 08, 2010      10 comments

I've kept the prayer going and it's now running a loop in my mind. Kind of like the background music to my daily thoughts...."Please, send an angel...Please, send an angel.....Thank... Read more

Finally, I Feel Like I'm Marathon Training!!

Sunday, January 17, 2010      8 comments

At last the snow has given way to rain, and the rain has washed the sidewalks clear and the streets show their asphalt. It has been a month since I saw conditions like this. It had ... Read more

Extreme and Amazed

Saturday, January 16, 2010      5 comments

This is what I need, but not what I expected! What I had hoped for but didn't anticipate. Not only did I get on the BLC12 team BUT I got chosen for the Extreme Team!! WOW was all I could think and even uttered out loud as I read the news. ... Read more

Look Beyond The Snow

Friday, January 08, 2010      5 comments

Trying to look beyond the snow lately has been very hard. Thatís because it is everywhere!! I mean EVERYWHERE!!(just look at the view of the UK from space!!) The side streets in my ... Read more

She Smiled

Wednesday, December 30, 2009      6 comments

Today has been a relief from the past couple of days! I've been having to complete a major health and safety project for work. It meant going over what I had already submitted and supplying additional information, templates, records, etc etc....... Read more

The Day Afta

Saturday, December 26, 2009      1 comments

It's Boxing Day over here in the UK. For those of you not in the know, NO it's not a free for all fist fight here. The history of the day goes way back...kind of related to voting, ballot boxes and the like. Read more

Christmas Meltdown!!

Thursday, December 10, 2009      7 comments

Yikes! Is that really me babbling, about to cry for no reason, feeling tense and ready to bite a hunk outta someone???? Yep, that's me stressing out over the list of things to do ... Read more

Celebrate With Me!!

Thursday, November 26, 2009      3 comments

Not only is today Thanksgiving... but it's my 58th Birthday! YIKES!!! Just saying that almost makes me gasp! But the excellent news is, I am a much healthier 58 year old than I w... Read more

Twenty years ago today

Monday, November 09, 2009      3 comments

It was 1989, and the world changed. Being the first full generation born in the USA, I have always been interested in the Europe my mother and grandparents left behind. It is no ... Read more

Why run?

Monday, October 26, 2009      11 comments

I was asked to write an article concerning my running for our village newsletter. This is my submission: I was never an athlete, never thought myself capable of doing long dist... Read more

Gotta Gear Up

Thursday, October 22, 2009      4 comments

I have been slowly putting my mind into "marathon mode" these past couple of weeks. My marathon running hubby and I have decided that we plan to register for the Chicago marathon wh... Read more

Bringing Berlin Home........The Long Way!

Wednesday, October 07, 2009      9 comments

Marathon Woman. Thatís what my shirt reads, and that is what I am. Back in April of this year at the Boston Marathon expo I had the honour of meeting and conversing with Kathrine Sw... Read more

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