Tag Archives: running

Wellness Wednesday – Two Miles

When I made my goals for 2020, the biggest was focused on running. I wanted to really commit to running this year the way I did back in 2011-2013. Back then, I completed Couch to 5K in my living room … Continue reading

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April 2020 in Review

Gah it’s been a tough month. April is nearly always a tough month for me because this is when the weather starts to transition into “summer” (aka “torture”) and we start hitting temps in the 90s and above. This year … Continue reading

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App Reviews: Run-Trackers

For years now, I’ve used a paper journal and a bare-bones app called Runner’s Log to log my runs. Runner’s Log – and a companion app called Walk Log – has been great. It’s the sort of app that is … Continue reading

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Race Report: Race Across Morocco 5K (Virtual)

A couple months ago, I stumbled across a virtual 5K called Race Across Morocco. I’d never signed up for a virtual race before and had no experience with that sort of thing. Since I had 5Ks planned and purchased for … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – More Abandoned

So…I’ve now abandoned two books this month. I cull many, many books after the first few pages or even the first few chapters, but I don’t consider a book abandoned unless I make a great effort to get into it … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – A New Personal Milestone!

Note: This post was pre-drafted before Jason got sick and my family entered full-on quarantine. Last Thursday, I looked at the weather and saw that soon, San Antonio would be sitting in a multi-week rain cloud. I hadn’t run in … Continue reading

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Quarantine Diaries – Week 3

So we enter Week 3 locally just as the US case number surpasses any other countries worldwide, and end the week with triple that number. Yikes. It was a scary week for us personally, too, as both Jason and I … Continue reading

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Race Report: Shamrock Shuffle (Virtual) 5K

This was my first virtual race, and a major race fail in so many ways. The original event (non-virtual) had to be canceled due to COVID-19 (sadness!). They still gave out finisher’s awards, though, so Jason and I both picked … Continue reading

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February 2020 in Review

There are a couple months in the year that I expect to be insanely busy. Late November through December (holidays!), May/June (end of school!), October (October!!). What I don’t expect is for February to be absolutely nuts. February. Normally quiet, no … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Happy Birthday to Me!

Hello everyone! I’m pre-drafting and pre-scheduling this post, because at the time I’d normally be publishing it, I’ll be walking a 5K. Yes, another one! There’s a bit of a funny story behind this. After last week’s 5K, I began … Continue reading

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