Monthly Archives: March 2008


As often happens, when I start feeling an injury take hold (which luckily for me, isn’t very often) I slip into a mini-state of denial. I begin to feel as if I don’t talk about it, the problem seems farther … Continue reading

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Sundays = The Long Run

Beautiful sights from Sunday’s run: I can’t tell you what joy it is to see all the flowers and blossoms bursting through the grey of winter! Such gorgeous scenery! So much more beautiful than cars, sidewalks & smog… When I … Continue reading

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The agony of de feet

My feet hurt. Ok, that’s out of the way… I have these flat-as-crêpes feet which have taught me through my years of dancing, and now running, to be creative in finding ways to deal with them. I have custom-made orthodics … Continue reading

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Fun With Cardio

One of the big challenges I face as a running-enthusiast is finding activities to compliment my cardio training without over-taxing my body on my “non-running” days. The idea is to take a rest from running, but at the same time … Continue reading

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Sundays = The Long Run

What a relief to be back in la forêt de fontainebleau where it is normal for it to be cold, windy and raining! Actually, it was warmer here today than it was in the southwest, so go figure… I love … Continue reading

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Snow, Sleet & Uprooted Trees- Oh My!

See! I told you… This is the path my dear bro-in-law took me across on the first lap of the 3.5mi loop he showed me. It was pretty brutal weather-wise that day, and as my second lap took me across … Continue reading

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Running With The In-Laws & Finding Balance On Vacation.

Monday is usually a strength training day for me, but after my brief wake-up yoga session I hauled it to work and then at 1 o`clock the Fish Family was in the car to head to the beautiful, sunny, warm … Continue reading

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