2013 Year-in-Review

2013 was a good year for me. In November of 2012, I decided I was going to start running … and I made a handful of halting little tries.  On and off throughout December, mostly walking, I think I wound up with 18 total miles in 6 weeks.  But, I had registered for a 5K […]

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Weigh In / Long Run 12-28

So, this week happened to include a major holiday.  A major holiday typically marked by things like big meals.  And candy.  So much candy. Weight:  274.8 Weekly Gain / (Loss):  1.0 pounds Total Gain / (Loss):  (52.6 pounds) Weekly Mileage:  22.37 And, given the aforementioned major holiday, this was not a surprise.  Any gain is […]

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays everyone!  Here’s to a great day of friends, family, and eating whatever the hell you want … guilt free.

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Weigh In / Long Run 12-21

I’m not going to call this week good, but it also wasn’t bad.  Let’s just go with “not bad”. Weight:  273.8 Weekly Gain / (Loss):  (0.4 pounds) Total Gain / (Loss):  (53.6 pounds) Weekly Mileage:  20.3 I’m going to start posting mileage now, too.  Part of the point of all of this is to generate […]

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Just Shoot Me

Six times.  In the last just over a year of running, I’ve been required (or at least made the decision) to run on a treadmill just six times. Those include the last two days. Seriously – I don’t know how people do it.  If all of my miles had to be run like the 5 […]

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RR #10: Ted Corbitt Classic 15K

New York Road Runner’s races have always intimidated me.  Based on what you see online, as well as what I saw when I visited as a spectator, this seems like an elite group of runners.  So I’ve been reluctant to register for an NYRR race, if for no other reason than that I felt like […]

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Weigh In / Long Run 12-14

Another good week.  Numbers: Weight:  274.2 One Week Gain / (Loss):  (2.4 pounds) Total Gain / (Loss):  (53.2  pounds) It is amazing how getting back at it makes a huge and immediate difference.  In the last two weeks I’ve gotten back almost everything I had lost … and if this upcoming week is simply the […]

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Throwback Thursday Race Report – RR #7, Celtic Classic 5K

(I’m a member of the Running Fools board over on The Motley Fool, and when I started running again they were the ones I went to to talk about it.  I’ve made it a point to do race reports after my events … and I’m going to be posting those throwback reports here to get […]

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Weigh In / Long Run 12.7.13

I knew I was having a good week, but this is ridiculous – and teaches me a lesson.  First, as always, the numbers: Weight:  276.6 One Week Gain / (Loss):  (6.4 pounds) Total Gain / (Loss):  (50.8  pounds) Holy crap. As I wrote in last week’s weigh-in, I rededicated myself to tracking my Weight Watcher’s […]

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