Category Archives: Wellness

Wellness Wednesday – Health Glitches

It’s been an interesting month so far. On the first, I found a lump in my left breast. On the third, my doctor confirmed that there was something there, though she suspected it was fibrocystic tissue possibly related to perimenopause. … Continue reading

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Running Part 3: Starting Over

Part 1: C25K Part 2: Peak After we moved to Boston in 2014, I pretty much quit running altogether. I hadn’t done much for a year before that move, first because of training injuries, then because of abdominal surgery. After … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Brave Pajama 5K

On Sunday, I participated in my first 5K since March 2016. Yay! I made a goal for this school year to do a 5K each month if possible, and had to go down to the wire for September since vacation … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Catching Up

Trying to catch my breath on this last day of the month. I’m leaving for a 5K shortly – my first 5K in 2.5 years! – so this will be brief and a bit scattered! [Qualifier for the rest of … Continue reading

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Running Part 2: Peak

In my last running post, I talked about how I got started running and how I made it to my first 5K. I became addicted to running after that. It wasn’t always fun – wasn’t usually fun – but I … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Habits

I don’t believe in that old adage that says it takes four weeks to form a habit. It takes much, much longer than four weeks to make a permanent habit. Years. Over my long weight loss journey, especially from 2011 … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Throwback List

Back in June 2012, I was near the end of my weight loss journey, but stalled due to a stress fracture in my leg. For twelve weeks, I wasn’t allowed to exercise, and I basically maintained a steady weight in … Continue reading

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