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2012 in Review – The Highlights

2012 was a year of highs and lows. As I mentioned in my previous post, it was emotionally a rough year for me. I thought I’d focus this post more on the positives of the year rather than dwelling on … Continue reading

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Gym orientation

J and I had our gym orientation on Wednesday. We got there a little early and rode bikes for about 20 minutes before our appointment with Sarah, a member of the fitness staff. I thought she was going to be … Continue reading

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February fitness goals

I may have mentioned before that I am really bad at doing ab work and strength training. Really bad. As in I rarely do either. Pretty much all I do is run. This is fine for my mental health, as … Continue reading

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Feeling frustrated

It’s been a little over three weeks since I tore my quad, three weeks since I have run. I went to the doctor 2 1/2 weeks ago and was told I needed to wait at least another week and then … Continue reading

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A few great weeks

The last month or two have been great, at least where running is concerned. ¬†I’ve been averaging 5-6 running days per week and have been feeling great. On the weeks I work summer hours, this has meant getting up at … Continue reading

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Connecticut has the second lowest obesity rates

The Hartford Courant recently ran a story about the results of a report by the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood¬†Johnson Foundation. The good news: Connecticut has the second lowest adult obesity rates in the United States, and … Continue reading

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Back to reality

After an awesome 10 days off, tomorrow I return to reality, back to my usual work schedule. Vacation was great – I ran eight of the ten days, including two days where I went for a second run. The only … Continue reading

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Plans for my week off

I have been looking forward to this for a while now: 10 days off from work. And now it’s here. I will be going to Virginia to visit my sister next weekend (leaving Friday and returning Monday), but other than … Continue reading

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