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Atrophy

From online Merriam Webster: Definition of atrophy 1: decrease in size or wasting away of a body part or tissue atrophy of muscles.  2: a wasting away or progressive decline After Lucy's first three weeks [...]

That Weight Struggle – Weekends

Can you relate to this? You wake up on Monday morning, ready to start a new week. You are determined to eat well, exercise well, and do whatever else is necessary to care for your [...]

Gratitude 2/13

I twisted me knee a bit during an exercise class on Friday. At the time I didn't think of injury, but was very careful to not twist it again. On Saturday I had my glorious [...]

Gratitude 2/11

This week I ran 25.5 miles, and except for the week of the Carlsbad Marathon, this was the most mileage for 2017. Taper and recovery account for all the other low mileage weeks. This 25.5 [...]

Gratitude 2/1

February already! January was a difficult month for many. As I think about this I know that even in the midst of difficulty we can find joy...in a family member, in a friend, in creation, [...]

Recovery is training 

Today is 4 days post marathon and I'll go out as soon as the sun rises for a 2 mile run. I can't remember the last time I went on a 2 mile run. If [...]

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