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REPEAT IN 2011 by Karen M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running 2 weeks ago in Florida, I volunteered at the finish line. The next morning, I found myself in line with my friend Flipper registering for IMFL 2011. Here we go again. W ... Read on »
PERKING ALONG by Karen M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I know that it is only day 4 into my personal reboot but I feel good. I am focusing on 3 things1. Nutrition - I am using SparkPeople.com to track my eating and meet daily go ... Read on »
10 on 10-10-10 by Karen M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running After spending the entire day yesterday watching Ironman Kona, I was ready to run this morning. Temperature at sunrise was 51 and there was not a cloud in the sky. I got up ... Read on »
RENEWING by Karen M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running A year ago at this time, I was in the final panics of training for my first Iron triathlon. Now I have begun pondering doing another one next year when I turn 55. Since ... Read on »
STILL DOING GREAT by Karen M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running For the next few months, the updates will be few. Everything in my life is going fine but the have been limits to my time. I am now teaching 3 spin classes per week on top o ... Read on »
TASTE OF SPRING by Karen M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running After returning from Orlando, the weather in Chicagoland has been giving us a taste of the spring ahead. Even though the forecast in 2 day says snow in it. I am savoring eve ... Read on »
PRINCESS HALF MARATHON by Karen M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running There could not have been a better start to the year. Flipper, Snips, and I got up early and donned our tutus and princess hats. At the start we looked around to see 1 ... Read on »
LET THE SEASON BEGIN.... by Karen M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Snips, Flipper , and I are in Orlando at Disney ready to begin our 2010 Season. Tomorrow we are running the Princess Half Marathon. The weather is fabulous. Sunny and ... Read on »
STILL AROUND..... by Karen M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Despite the way it seems, I have not fallen of the face of the earth. I am doing good just extremely busy. I just got back from a short trip to Ohio. I was spending time ... Read on »
LOVE THE OLYMPICS.. by Karen M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Waddling and cheering for my team..... Read on »
SPINNING.... by Karen M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Life has become a blur. I feel like a hamster spinning on a wheel. Several things that I have been working on are in process. First, one of the things on my ... Read on »
WINTERIZED by Karen M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The end of January always brings the huge desire for spring. Every weekend the decision becomes outside or inside. It becomes exhausting to pile all the clothes on. I do ... Read on »
WAKE-UP CALL by Karen M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Today, started off great with a 2 hour run at the gym on the dreadmill. You probably wonder how that can be great but when you have 5 friends lined up chatting, the time f ... Read on »
NO EXCUSES.. by Karen M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running This morning after working out for 1:45 at the gym, Snips and I rewarded ourselves with Smoothies at the Cafe. We sat and chatted and looked over our plans for 2010. We bo ... Read on »
DETOX by Karen M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running As per everyone's New Year ritual, it is necessary yo get on the scales and face the music as to what we have done to our bodies post-holiday. For me it me not pretty ... Read on »
SO FAR , SO GOOD..... by Karen M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running It's been a very busy 2010. I keep grasping for time to write something and get caught up in quick messages on facebook. I am thrilled that master's swim has begun. Coach ... Read on »
SO EXCITED... by Karen M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Tomorrow is the first day of Master's swim for 2010. Yeah~ Waddling to pack my bag.......... Read on »
CHILLIN' by Karen M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running This morning I rediscovered something that I love. My planned training was a 6 mile run with Snips. I always check the weather channel as soon as my feet hit the floor. Th ... Read on »
RESOLUTION TIME by Karen M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running It's that time of year when you begin to think of New Year's resolutions. I never keep them so I was reading Charisa's blog and saw this quote "Life sh ... Read on »
POST HOLIDAY by Karen M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running As always Christmas goes too fast. There was something different about this year and I can't quite put my finger on it. We all wanted this year to be extra special. The reas ... Read on »