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Grumble........I just accidentally deleted my blog!
Monday, September 27, 2010      10 comments

It was nothing but odds and ends, but still......Very frustrating. So, just the highlights: Saturday's long run was OK, because it wasn't too long. 7 miles with hills (parking garage ramps.) No ITB problems, but the right knee a litt... Read more
Jack of all trades and master of none
Sunday, September 19, 2010      8 comments

I tend to be a generalist. That has stood me in good stead as far as work is concerned, I suppose, as I've been able to adapt to various types of positions and companies within the insurance industry. But dabbling isn't working for me in t... Read more
Owning it
Wednesday, September 15, 2010      11 comments

Yes, I'm depressed. The loss of that client really hit me; it's like a bad divorce, one in which you haven't worked through the issues, have no idea why things ended. Yes, I'm worried about my job, because I feel that I don't have enou... Read more
A bad start to a new year
Sunday, September 12, 2010      8 comments

The Jewish New Year found me in bed with a fever and chills. With a normally low body temperature, the slightest elevation in temp really affects me. I got up and went to work several times this week only to head back home after a few hours... Read more
I'm running away
Wednesday, September 01, 2010      12 comments

No, really. I think that's what I'm doing. I decided to go back and reread some of my blogs - is there a way to get a list of one's own blogs? I've figured out how to see a list of my friends' blogs, but not my own. In any event, I lande... Read more
Yup, another run!
Monday, August 30, 2010      7 comments

It seems the most memorable thing in my life at the moment is the weekly long run. That’s all I seem to blog about. It’s definitely the highlight of my week in that it defines how I schedule my time and what I’m able to do the rest of the week... Read more
Another long run
Monday, August 23, 2010      15 comments

Another milestone reached: 20+ miles. I say 20+ because we missed a turn, went out of our way, and by the end of the run(s), my Garmin said 20.47 miles. I have to say I’ve approached this run with a great deal of trepidation. It was sche... Read more
Friday, August 06, 2010      10 comments

Running when it's 100 degrees in the shade is a challenge. I'm not sure why I even tried it on Monday. At 5:30 pm I was the only runner along the bayou. Runner being a generous term, you understand, because I was loping along when I wasn't wa... Read more
Tuesday, July 27, 2010      11 comments

One of the tools SP recommends is setting up a series of rewards to encourage you towards your goals. I'm always fascinated when I read how people do this, because it doesn't work for me. Maybe I'm spoiled, maybe I just can't delay gratifi... Read more
It would help if I remembered...
Monday, July 26, 2010      10 comments

Some things worked, some things didn't, and some things might have if I had remembered them. emoticon Putting ... Read more
Blisters and a sore hip
Thursday, July 22, 2010      12 comments

My longer runs seem to result inevitably in blisters on my left foot, and a sore right hip. I have a family history of arthritis, so I always assumed that aches and pains are attributable to this. But the regularity with which these symptoms a... Read more
A year later....
Tuesday, July 20, 2010      15 comments

I’ve read many one-year anniversary blogs celebrating the writer’s successes and/or lessons of the past year. I don’t seem to have one in me. Try as I might, there are no words of wisdom coming from me. It’s been a tough year. My mother’... Read more
Stepping out of cyberspace
Monday, July 12, 2010      12 comments

One of my favorite things is meeting my cyberspace friends in the flesh. I'd been promising to meet up with PALMTREEGIRL1 for months now, and I finally had the opportunity when I drove my mom's car back from Western NY to Houston. The firs... Read more
Another long one
Saturday, July 10, 2010      10 comments

Today's scheduled long run with my Galloway group was 15 miles. We're a congenial bunch who chatter away most of the time, until we get to the end of a long run, and then it's every man/woman for himself! Houston's flat, which I thought w... Read more
Dear Universe redux
Monday, July 05, 2010      13 comments

Yes, I did it, my strategy worked. A lot of preparation went into this run: I spent time on various web sites that enabled me to map my run. I couldn't print the entire map, though - if anyone knows of a web site that enables both a print an... Read more

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