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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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You Look Like You’re Dry Humping Something… by Terri O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Footnote (ah, forget subtlety)/Headline to Mom: Stop Reading Now. It Ain’t  Gonna Get Any Better. And “yes, you did raise me to say these things.”  LOL I swear, people ... Read on »
My Crap Run Wasn’t Even That Bad by Terri O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running So, I jinxed myself with my last post – it happened. As soon as I said I expected to have a crap run, it reared its ugly head. It started out with a warning sign – my ... Read on »
Where are these paces coming from? by Terri O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running If I sound incredulous, it’s because  I am.  I would not advocate or even try to suggest to anyone that they should go through the stress I have over the past few weeks as ... Read on »
Settling in, trying to return to my blog’s tagline by Terri O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The last few days have been quite hectic, to say the least. I moved on Sunday, and have been busy unpacking and trying to organize things over the last few days. At times ... Read on »
Marathon Sports’ Weston 5 Miler Race Report: a PR!! by Terri O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Not sure I’m going to know what a sense of normalcy really is for a while, but in an effort to restablish some in my life, I’m gonna just go ahead and post my race report ... Read on »
July: Please, Away With You by Terri O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running This has been a long and strange month and I’m going to be glad to see it leave. Long story short, and with no details, because they are personal, I made a difficult (real ... Read on »
I Love Running Topless with Tunes in a Girly Skirt by Terri O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Yep, I really do. Guys, get your mind out of the gutter. I’m not out there shaking my boobs for everyone to see, no matter how much you wish that were the case, LOL. Runni ... 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 »
Running is so mental, bad news for a wackadoodle by Terri O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Cliffs at Gay Head, Martha's Vineyard And a wackadoodle is what I have definitely been the last few days.  Moods up and down, feeling insecure, then confident an ... Read on »
Sharon Timlin Memorial 5K, Slip & Fall Race Report by Terri O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running This is definitely the boldest of the bunch. Think it's a boy, but haven't been able to get close enough to verify. A few weeks since I blogged. Hmm, that’s be ... Read on »
Oreos, track, sex lube: so much to say! by Terri O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Ok, so if any of you were standing right next to me right now, I’d probably be talking about 500 words per  minute. Yep, adrenaline still flowing from track practice, can ... 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 »
So now what do I do on Monday and Tuesday nights? by Terri O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running "24" image by John Griffiths, via flickr.com Or, should I say, the mornings after, when I used to watch 24 and Lost on DVR?!  Really.  You guys out there who are ... Read on »
Whatcha been up to lately?! by Terri O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I admit I have not been blogging so much lately. I have a good excuse. It’s called mulch. Lots of it. Six yards of it.  If you are wondering, ” Terri, just how much is six ... Read on »
In shock from the bloody boob and track practice by Terri O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Running track, photo by Dr. Geee, flickr.com I’m in shock tonight for two reasons. One is awesome, and the other…yeah, not so much. Ok, bad one first. Got ho ... Read on »
What a Difference a Week Makes, or Two Race Reports in One by Terri O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I will try to not be my usual wordy self and keep these somewhat brief.   As the saying goes here in the Boston area, if you don’t like the weather, wait a few minute ... Read on »
Rules for living, according to Ruthie by Terri O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Ah Dad, not this again?! (Sigh. Ok.) Ruthie seems to be a big hit whenever I post pictures of her here or on Twitter, so I thought her fans might enjoy reading s ... Read on »
Decided to run a half this year! by Terri O. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Boston Skyline from Blue Hills Reservation This photo is of the view I’d like to see about 7:25ish  in the morning of June 27, 2010. I took it with my iPhone, so ... 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 »
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 »