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Terri O. Patient Expert

California
I've been running for three years, and I ran a marathon for charity (Leukemia and Lymphoma Society) in 2008. Right now, I prefer the shorter distances and am working on speed by attending track sessions once a week with the Merrimack Valley Striders. My favorite "longer" distance is the... Full Bio
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“Run Forrest Run!” sessions still ongoing, even through the stench by Terri O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Photo by Ben Sutherland, from flickr.com Because I’ve not blogged about it (or anything else for that matter for most of January), you may have wondered if I was ... Read on »
13.1 Marathon Boston Race Report: Attempting to Focus on the Positives by Terri O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running View at sunrise of one of the Blue Hills I usually try to keep a positive face on my races, so I’m gonna try and do my best about the race today. Temps were at a ... Read on »
15K done for the week by Terri O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Today’s run was more of a labor, not a labor of love.  A lot of it was due to my mental state.  I was still angry from dealing with that person yesterday and I was pisse ... Read on »
4 Minute Plank (!!), and a Review, and maybe a plan? by Terri O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Do I get the award for the longest blog post title? Thank you to everyone for the kind thoughts the last few days. Through the beauty of what is the weekend, I’ve cal ... Read on »
A lot can happen in three weeks by Terri O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running How can you not love this face? Wow, it has been a while since I posted on here. And it’s been a while since I’ve been in the mood to be on Twitter a lot. I go ... Read on »
Absolutely abyssmal showing today, Groton Road Race Report by Terri O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running What is that you’ve all been telling me – that when it gets nice out, I should be really rocking with fast times?!  Um.. Yeah… Nope. Can you have a WORST PR? R ... Read on »
BAA 5K Race Report and the Boston Marathon weekend by Terri O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Lindsay and I after she ran the Boston Marathon, outside her hotel Last weekend was a pretty busy one for me.  The best  part about it, though, was finally meeti ... Read on »
Back home from Paradise by Terri O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running So, we got home tonight from Mexico. Many of you were very close when you guessed Cancun, but we were staying in a beautiful resort called the Grand Sunset Princess just ... Read on »
Been busy; am in PA for the Philly marathon by Terri O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I just talked to my brother this morning and found out he’s taking a later train so I’ve got a few minutes to write up a quick post.  Just to let you all  know, I’m not ... Read on »
Boilermaker afterthoughts, a request for miles donations, and an awesome run! by Terri O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My God, could my post title be any longer?! When I wrote my post after the race, I felt a bit rushed. My mom wanted to get to her campground earlier rather than later ... Read on »
Boilermaker race report by Terri O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running So it was not my best race, by a long shot, but I learned a few things, about myself, anyway, if  not about running. I  knew it was not a good sign when about a mile ... Read on »
Boston’s Run to Remember Half-Marathon Race Report by Terri O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running New avatar for Twitter? Of course it includes Ruthie!! Well, where do I start?  Maybe with a few observations I’ve made over the last few days and an explanation ... Read on »
Bradford’s Valentine 6k Road Race Report by Terri O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Several people may have just fallen over onto the floorin shock. “What? She’s posted twice in three days?! Say it ain’t so!” I’ve got news for youkidsI’ve even got ideas ... Read on »
Brighton Volvo Thanksgiving 5K Race Report by Terri O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Image from Boston Volvo 5K race website I’ve had this post written, but as usual, I’ve been disorganized and not actually published it! As is our custom for th ... Read on »
Burning the candle at both ends by Terri O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Photo by s.b. Michael Benton, Flickr.com This photo pretty much explains my lack of blogging, reading blogs, and running (haven’t run since the race on Tuesday ni ... Read on »
Busy and very tired by Terri O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running You know how they always say that when you come back from vacation, that you feel like you need another one after just a few days? That’s kind of how I felt this week. C ... Read on »
Busy, busy, busy, now off to PA! by Terri O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running As if you couldn’t tell by the fact that I have not blogged in over a week, or been able to read many of your other blogs, I’ve been busy!! Getting up some mornings and ... Read on »
Chris got me thinking by Terri O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I can see Chris’ face now – he has become the topic of a blog post! So this week, I was lucky enough to meet Chris, the Gibtown Runner himself, in person, while he was i ... Read on »
Claddagh 4 Miler, race report, a PR (yes!) and in shorts!! by Terri O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I GOT TO WEAR SHORTS TODAY! I GOT TO WEAR SHORTS TODAY! For some of you, this may not seem like a big deal, but to a girl who’s been wearing three layers on top and someti ... Read on »
Dan’s Ford Race for a Cure, 5 Miler, race report by Terri O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I’m still running!  And because everyone seems to always love pictures of Ruthie, here’s one to get this post started off on the right foot! Ruthie, looks like she ... Read on »