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Getting Over The Whole Dang Pancreatic Story & Looking Forward

Now that you have read the whole story of my gallbladder and pancreas health problems for the last 10 year, I can write the post I had intended to write when I got side-tracked with my story. I never imaged my story would be close to 3000 words and end up being 5 posts. So where am I now? I am working very hard to put this all behind me both physically and emotionally. I…

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My Running Motivation and Inspiration

This past Spring, I decided to train to run a half marathon. I have run three 5ks and for some reason, I thought that just wasn’t enough and instead of working my way up slowly with an 8k or 10k, I went straight to the half Half Marathon Training I picked the Disney Wine & Dine on October 1st and began my training. I did very well, at first. The longest run I did was…

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AWESOME Run, Week 3 Wrap Up, My Life Run

I never did my update for My Life Run last week because it sucked. I was so busy and I didn’t take the time to run. This week Fiona changed my routine a bit with running and I just had an AWESOME run. According to my Nike+, I ran 2.46 miles in 30 minutes and 48 seconds at an average pace of 12.5 min/mile. I burned 258 calories. An AWESOME run because I got past…

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Begin to Run Again to Jump My Mental Hurdle

My body really wants to run, but my mind keeps saying, “uh, can you really do it?” I haven’t convinced myself yet that I can and I know that until I believe it, it won’t be possible. Now, having said that, I really need to stop focusing on the 13.1-mile run. After 1 mile, I think “that would be 12.1 more miles to go.” After 2 miles “that would be 11.1 more miles to go.”…

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Exercise is the Best Drug

Exercise gives me the best high. Better than any drug. I feel like I’m on top of the world and ready to take on anything. Today, my oldest son and I ran a 5k. Not an official race, but rather, we ran 3.1 miles throughout our neighborhood. I have not run a 5k straight through since last October. I wanted to give myself a place to start. Since I haven’t done a lot of running…

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