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Grandma’s Marathon Race Plan

It’s been a while since I’ve written a blog. I’ve missed it. Decided writing my Grandma’s Marathon 2023 Race Plan was the perfect excuse for a blog post! I’ve been training for 15 weeks to be ready to run my second ever marathon.  After all, I did spend 15 focused weeks training for this race

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Marathon Strength Training

Hello! How are you doing? I prefer blogging every week and it’s been five weeks since my last blog. I left you hanging and my apologies about that.  Bruised tibia update Turns out my knee is just fine. In fact the orthopedic surgeon I saw x-rayed my knees, and he said I have the knees

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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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