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racing thoughts and minds by Dr. Johanna Marie McShane Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Thu 14 Oct 2010 8:52am Most people's first response to racing thoughts is, "OMG, get rid of these things!!!!" Makes sense, right? Racing thoughts are awful! And they can feel so out of control. The thing is, though, probably the worst thing we can do is try to make them stop. Trying directly to make them go away mostly just makes them worse- faster racing and ... Read on »
Post Race Thoughts, Comment Replys, next Race! by John V. Patient Expert Posted Wed 20 Apr 2011 2:54pm A few things I saw in the comments sections of the recaps. Gourmet Red Bull's.. haha, nothing more than a regular Red Bull, maybe cold, just became something Antonette nicknamed to make it sound better. Speed Racer commented about the Euphoric feeling and wonder if a cyclist can enter that zone. I'm not sure a cyclist can get that tir ... Read on »
an antidote to the racing thoughts by Dr. Johanna Marie McShane Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Fri 15 Oct 2010 1:01am Ok, Ann, so you're going to meet a new doctor... and you've got these racing thoughts... Got it. So, here's something to try to help yourself. A major antidote to racing thoughts is realistic information. That's because, as we know, racing thoughts are fundamentally based on irrational, panic/anxiety based thoughts. A way to head off ... Read on »
How To Stop Racing Thoughts by Paul Patient Expert Posted Sun 05 Jul 2009 10:05pm photo credit: Matthias Töpfer What should you do when your thoughts won’t stop racing?  How should one react when our minds are filled with speeding negative thoughts that make us anxious and fearful?  There are a couple of things you can do, but perhaps the most effective thing is to tell your mind to just stop it. Known as the “Stop T ... Read on »
Pre-Race Thoughts: Ironman Mooseman 70.3 by IronBrandon Posted Thu 03 Jun 2010 11:28am Posted by Brandon on Jun 3, 2010 | This Sunday, June 6, 2010, I will be racing in Ironman Mooseman 70.3 in New Hampshire. While I have done a full Ironman , this marks the first ever half-iron distance race that I will do. I had hoped t ... Read on »
Post-Post-Race Thoughts and Unexpected PR! by Kelownagurl Patient Expert Posted Sun 13 Jun 2010 12:00am Well I've had a week to mull the whole Half Iron thing around in my head and I've decided to give myself a little slack. First of all, I read all of the wonderful comments you people posted on my blog, as well as the many messages I received on Twitter, Daily Mile, Facebook, via email, and of course from my real life friends and family. You gu ... Read on »
Fast food, racing thoughts by Wray Herbert Posted Thu 25 Mar 2010 12:34pm Fast food is unhealthy. I know, I know. Few of us need convincing of that fact any more. But as unassailable as it is, the brief against fast food has for years focused almost entirely on the food in fast food—the high fructose corn syrup and artery-busting fats and nutritional bankruptcy of burgers and French fries and soft drinks. ... Read on »
Rock N Roll SA–My Very Unaffectionate Post-Race Thoughts by HappyHealthyRunner Health MavenFacebook Posted Mon 14 Nov 2011 3:54pm When I first signed up for Rock N Roll SA I was in a marathon high – I had just entered the lottery for Houston and Rock N Roll was offering a MASSIVE discount because it was National Running Day . At the time the plan was to run both SA & Houston as full marathons and I was giddy with excitement. Fast forward a few months and SA as ... Read on »
Post Race Thoughts by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 30 Sep 2011 11:11am What was different for me this time was I wasn't so worried about letting anyone down. The thought of letting everyone down seemed to consume me my last two 70.3 races.  My family scarified time with me so I could train.  My coaches invest their knowledge and time too -- I hated to think they might feel it's for nothing much.  I'm not their be ... Read on »
Bipolar, Racing Thoughts, and Insomnia by Michele Soloway Sexton Patient Expert Posted Mon 01 Feb 2010 12:00am I’ve been stable for quite awhile now, but those ole racing thoughts still give me trouble.  Many nights I just can’t shut off my brain to get to sleep.  Oh, once I’ve fallen asleep, I’m fine, but it’s the getting to sleep that’s the problem. I found a solution, though, and wanted to share it with you, because I know alot of people wi ... Read on »