30 weeks of Marathon training.

just a spot to write about the next 30 weeks….of running.

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Ugh! Spinal Headache!

Today was most entirely not as nice as yesterday. I woke up with a bad headache.  It was a bit later than my normal wake up time, so I assumed it was a lack of caffeine. I gave myself a nice cup of coffee as well as some breakfast and the headache abated some, kind …

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Thankfulness

So yes, I am not really feeling super thankful this year. It has been a terribly rough year for training. The only good thing to come out of this is that now that I have an understanding of this unusual genetic problem that I may have, and probably do, I can look back and see …

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So what’s up with this back injury, some answers, some questions

So.  Every time I visited with the Coach since injury,  he repeatedly said that he really couldn’t understand how I got injured.  Indeed. I, myself, was a little confused.  I have been having some back pain over this training cycle and I admit I knew that I was probably going to have to go see …

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So….how is this going…

Sooo, I had the big injection on Tuesday….and it’s now Saturday. It’s been a very gradual improvement.  And I’ve noted that while I should be responding with gratitude I’m actually responding by forgetting very rapidly how horrible the initial injury was. When I first noted the injury, simply sitting on the side of the bed …

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Next Steps

Today I saw the Second Opinion Neurosurgeon. It was a fairly pleasant experience except for one thing. I had an extremely long long day at a conference, and by the time I got to the appointment, I was entirely in pain and very tired. The Surgeon spent more time with me than the other surgeon, …

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And the Beat Goes On….

I am definitely sidelined. It is amazing to me how fast one’s life can change.  One day I’m thinking about how to manage training and my new job and the upcoming Marathon….the next I am deciding how I can manage walking through a store to obtain only essentials and strategically planning my dog walks so …

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Aftermath of the Lighthouse Loop Race (warning Long)

So, if you follow this blog (all 4 of you!) I had an OK race last weekend. If you are going to read this, Invite you to get a cup of coffee, shot of tequila or something because it’s a little long. I was fairly active all day Sunday. We all hoped that  by staying …

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