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Linda T.

Food, fitness and fun for ageless living. I write about healthy and clean eating, running, cycling, strength training, swimming, and the special needs of women over the age of 45. We can be healthy and fit, and also have fun!
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Bethesda Turkey Chase Race Recap by Linda T. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I love this race.  I first ran it in 2009, then again in 2010.  I had to skip 2011 because it was two months after my surgery , but I did volunteer that year.  Then ... Read on »
A Bittersweet Ending by Linda T. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Last night was the end of season party for our Galloway Marathon and Half Marathon Training program.  The marathoners started in April and the half marathoners in July, so ... Read on »
Race Recap–Army 10 Miler by Linda T. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This post is a little late, the race was October 20th.  Just one week after my great experience at the Baltimore Marathon, and the Army was equally as fantas ... Read on »
Race Recap–Baltimore Marathon by Linda T. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living FYI – this recap will be a lot less bloody than the last one. As I mentioned many times, I have never run a marathon, and I have no desire to run a marathon.  N ... Read on »
Reunion by Linda T. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I had lunch with my sister today.  She is three years younger than me and we haven’t had much of a relationship for the past few years, for a variety of reasons.  But I do ... Read on »
Fear And Courage by Linda T. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Fear: 1:  an unpleasant often strong emotion caused by anticipation or awareness of danger 2:  anxious concern 3:  reason for alarm Courage: men ... Read on »
Life Throws Curveballs by Linda T. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This post was written after the Navy Yard shootings yesterday, an event which led me to think about every shooting I’ve ever heard about, and then about every type ... Read on »
My Bloody Race Recap by Linda T. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Yesterday was the Parks Half Marathon – a one way race through Rock Creek Trail in Montgomery County Maryland.  I love this race, although the first two miles are o ... Read on »
Do You Believe in Karma? by Linda T. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living From Wikipedia:  Karma in Indian religions is the concept of "action" or "deed", understood as that which causes the entire cycle of cause and effect.  Also known as “what ... Read on »
The End of Summer Blues by Linda T. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Why is summer the shortest season?  I know technically, all seasons are the same length of time, but summer seems the shortest. Now that my children aren’t in s ... Read on »
Corn On The Cob by Linda T. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I love corn on the cob.  When I was young and growing up in NJ, we would spend summer days at the beach and on our way home we would stop at various roadside produc ... Read on »
It Doesn’t Hurt! I Swear! by Linda T. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living If you are a runner you know – it is really hard to admit when something hurts.  I mean, things hurt all the time when I’m running, but I’m talking about when somethi ... Read on »
Cancer and Holistic Nutrition Therapies by Linda T. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Today I have a guest post from David Haas, the Director of Awareness Programs for the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance. In addition to researching much of the information avai ... Read on »
Making Wheatgrass Juice by Linda T. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living We started growing some wheatgrass a few days ago, and it was ready for juicing today.  It grows really fast, but we discovered that it takes a LOT of wheatgrass to make a ... Read on »
5 Ways To Deal With The Stress Of Life by Linda T. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Originally published in JenningsWire . Stress is a part of everyone’s life, whether the problems are financial, health, or relationship issues impacting yourself or a ... Read on »
The Circus by Linda T. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living My poor deprived children have never been to the circus.  Not one with animals, anyway.  Truthfully they have been to the circus once – an animal free circus, but they are ... Read on »
What is Reiki? by Linda T. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I haven’t seen my Reiki practitioner for almost a year, for a variety of reasons, and I’ve missed it so much.  I’m finally seeing her this morning.  From the website  reik ... Read on »
How Walking Can Help You Run by Linda T. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living As you know I am the director of a Jeff Galloway running program, and Jeff’s philosophy is that taking walk breaks while running can allow anyone to run any distance.  Any ... Read on »
2 Ingredient Chocolate Frosting by Linda T. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living When I saw this , I knew I had to have it.  Only two ingredients, what could be easier, and then you end up with chocolate frosting, one of my favorite foods. All it t ... Read on »
Scan Day Again by Linda T. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This is kind of a redo from a post from last year.  It’s time for me to go get scanned, something I need to do for the next few years since I had cancer two years ago.  I ... Read on »