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PR: Progress Realized

April 11, 2014

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I have been redeemed. I did a 10k last week and I finished with a decent pace. Considering my pace has been averaging between 11:15–11:30, finishing the 10k with a 10:35 pace made me extremely happy. When I came into the FINISH I had a memory pop up from last year when I came through […]

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I Want to be a Trail Runner When I Grow Up.

July 20, 2013

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So I’ve been running at the Wetlands. A nature preserve trail along and around a riverbed. There’s dirt. Very very little sand. Bridges. Hills. Gravel. And peace and quiet. Except today. I had a yuck run this morning. I couldn’t quite get my breathing down….when I felt like I was pushing myself I looked at […]

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When My Feet Aren’t Running…My Hands Are. (What I do for a living)

July 19, 2013

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“and what do you do for a living? I’m a V.I. “oh. That’s nice….” “wait…what is that?” Exactly!! I find myself asking a similar question, almost on a weekly basis. Usually on a Monday. And usually in the form of: “what the hell am I doing here?” I am a Sign Language Interpreter. By choice. […]

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8 Seconds to Crazy. Or Happiness.

July 5, 2013

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I decided at the last minute to run the local 5k that several of my friends were doing. I didn’t really want to run it because it was my day off…and it was July…and there was a chance the sun would be blazing down on us. But at the last minute I decided to do […]

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The Quiet Mind…Priceless.

June 12, 2013

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So I am back to running with my GPS watch. I was meant to run with one. It. Is. That. Simple. I did a trail race yesterday. It was beautiful. For the 45 minutes I ran….my life was perfectly silent . I have had many many things on and in my mind, and I’ve had […]

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