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Happy 4th of July!!After getting ... by Karen M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Happy 4th of July!! After getting off on Wednesday to begin my long weekend, things have been going non-stop. (In a good way). THURSDAY I drove to Ohio wi ... Read on »
PROPORTIONAL by Karen M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running As my hours at work have increased- so has my hours needed for training. As my training and work time has increased- my blogging time has decreased. Waddling, trai ... Read on »
After being told that I have met ... by Karen M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running After being told that I have metabolic syndrome, I went to Borders and bought every book that I could find to help me. I read through all of them and realized after 2 weeks o ... Read on »
2006 RACES by Karen M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running 2006 RACES Read on »
COMMONALITY by Karen M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running What do these 2 things have in common??? The answer is my son ,Bino ! After years of d ... Read on »
TRAINING by Karen M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running This week is the last week (#10) of Base training for Ironman. I have reached the max. time for weekday workouts. Starting next week during the build the intensity changes fo ... Read on »
THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY by Karen M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Pre-race I really did not want to do this race. Mentally I just wanted to go for a training ride. It was on my training schedule even. I went through all the motions to g ... Read on »
I just got back from my longest ... by Karen M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I just got back from my longest ride(38miles) so far this year. It was one of the best also. Iron Snoopy and Flipper were my biking buddies. We headed out at 6am. Great temper ... Read on »
"I know what is going on..." sai ... by Karen M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running "I know what is going on..." said the doctor after me describing to her things that bother me. What is going on is something called Metabolic Syndrome. It is a combination of ... Read on »
There are not enough adjectives ... by Karen M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running There are not enough adjectives to describe the wonderful day today. The emotions of watching your child graduate and become a young adult is overwhelming. I can't even find ... Read on »
GRADUATION WEEKEND by Karen M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running This weekend is Hooch's Graduation from high school. I drove to Ohio yesterday and picked up my dad so he could celebrate with us! I hope to share some photos and stories fro ... Read on »
HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY ! by Karen M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running As I sat outside and drank my morning Diet Mountain Dew, I was thankful for all the freedoms that we share. I had packed up 4 bikes on my Jeep and was waiting for friends to ... Read on »
QUESTION FOR A FRIEND by Karen M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My friend (Running Ugly) is getting a bike of her choice for her birthday. She has run several marathons and halves. She is now interested in biking and doing a triathlon next ... Read on »
THANK YOU MOTHER NATURE !! by Karen M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Today was perfection. The temperature was 65. The wind was 2 mph. The sun was shining. I picked up Iron Snoopy at 640am and we both shared the excitment to get out on the bik ... Read on »
QUICKIE by Karen M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I have been crazy busy this week. Not much time to read or write. I am looking forward to a great weekend. Long ride on Saturday then long run on Sunday both with good friends ... Read on »
What do all these photos have in ... by Karen M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running What do all these photos have in common? They are all signs that we had great weather this weekend!! Thanks Mother Nature :) Waddling and enjoying some awesome ... Read on »
TRAINING QUESTION by Karen M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running In my training, the hardest thing for me to grasp is running by time not distance. In my training plan, tomorrow a beginner would run 30 minutes and an intermediate would run ... Read on »
Waddling on a great mother's day ... by Karen M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Waddling on a great mother's day with my family......................... 2006 RACES Read on »
Dear Mother Nature,You win. I ad ... by Karen M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Dear Mother Nature, You win. I admit it. I give up. I have had enough of your sucky weather. You have changed yet another planned day outside and sent me indoors. I am not ... Read on »
EVERYONE IS DOWN by Karen M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Our entire household currently is under the weather. House had another surgery on Monday. It was very successful and the Stimulator is functioning again to control pain but h ... Read on »