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3 tips for what to do about an unexpected injury

On January 1st, 2023, as I do every day, I took myself and my dog Sam out for our morning walk. The temperatures here in Minneapolis had been fluctuating and we’d gotten a lot of snow in a few days. The end result was that the sidewalks had frosted over and gotten VERY slippery.  As

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Jumping in to 2023

Vision boarding is a tool I use every year to help me reflect on the previous year, let go of any regrets or goals I didn’t achieve in the previous year, and best of all, ramp up for what I intend to accomplish in the coming year.  Spending time over winter break gives me concentrated

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Mandala Tree Press Publishing Magic for the New Year

I signed a contract with Mandala Tree Press Publishing! Mandala Tree, and their team, will help me take my book, Extreme Healing, through the editing process, and get it printed, and help me launch the book. Publishing advice For those of you not authors with a finished book, it turns out finding a publishing company

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Winter running and Volunteer of the Year

As I write this, on Friday, December 23, 2022, the temperature here in Minneapolis, Minnesota is -10 degrees Fahrenheit with a wind chill of -35 degrees. That’s COLD. In fact the weather app on my phone says it’s possible to get frostbite in as little as 10 minutes out in this weather. Plus today we

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Running in the cold & surviving a dip into the red zone

Last Saturday, the weather said “feels like 5 degrees” Fahrenheit, and the weather app mentioned a “wind advisory.” Did that stop me from bundling up and meeting my Run Minnesota Polar Bear run group at 8 am to run 10 miles? Sure didn’t!  Run gear for the cold I followed the run gear chart that

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Open your heart

I’m wearing the ZIO XT heart monitor for the week and yesterday at the Chocoholic Frolic 10K, I left my newly discovered run-walk-run method of 45 seconds running, 15 seconds walking, in the dust. I ran with effort for more than 35 minutes without walking. Mile 1, I did in 11:14. Mile 2, I did

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