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Tag Archives: Half-Marathon

Weight fluctuation

My weight has been fluctuating. From the day before the marathon to the day after the marathon, I put on 5 pounds. I’m assuming most of that was water.  It wasn’t particularly hot (or I didn’t think so) that day.  I drank about 100 ounces of water during my run.  This is actually a little [...]

I have the feet of a warrior

I have the feet of a warrior.  I’ve had blisters pretty much everywhere; the sides of my feet, the ball of my feet, the arch of my feet.  Blisters upon blisters. I’ve not had a pedicure in so long because I’ve not had a time in recent memory when I didn’t have blisters. But these [...]

It is done.

The miracle isn’t that I finished. The miracle is that I had the courage to start.  John Bingham That’s going to go on my 26.2 braclet.  I had a 13.1 bracelet made by Shannon at DarkerBlue on Etsy.  It turned out great!  Before the race I wore it for inspiration.  Now I wear it because I’m proud of what [...]

My First Half Marathon

Sunday at 6:30 a.m. I will run my first half marathon. I am nervous and anxious about it on several different levels and for several different reasons. I didn’t quit smoking. I didn’t lose as much weight as I would have liked. I didn’t get in as much training as i wanted; I’ve never run [...]