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    RnR, I hate it when a pair of shoes just doesn't...

    RnR, I hate it when a pair of shoes just doesn't work out. I usually turn them into garden shoes. I have many pairs of garden shoes:p

    I have not run a step since the 12 hour in mid-October. I have...
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    Beautiful, RnR. That is the perfect temperature....

    Beautiful, RnR. That is the perfect temperature. Fall running is so lovely.

    I love running in the woods solo (well, here we don't really have woods; more like occasional groves of trees...
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    Emily, eccentric heel drops ...

    Emily, eccentric heel drops have saved me from chronic Achilles issues more than once. I try to do them on a regular basis now. I have chronically tight calves from being a forefoot/toe runner that...
  4. Thread: Hot Yoga

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    IDGAF is a great attitude. It definitely becomes...

    IDGAF is a great attitude. It definitely becomes easier as you get older. I am hoping that it is automatic by the time I am 55! For me the hardest parts have been watching my skin change and feeling...
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    Irulan, we have many different types of adaptive...

    Irulan, we have many different types of adaptive bikes at the center where I volunteer. Downhill without hand pedals, downhill with hand pedals, hand steering, chest steering, four wheels, tadpoles...
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    Thanks, Oak. Apparently I was way off on the...

    Thanks, Oak. Apparently I was way off on the climbing. That was for the first 3 days. Total was just over 23000 feet!
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    Yay! Done. 4 day stage race in Idaho. Total of 91...

    Yay! Done. 4 day stage race in Idaho. Total of 91 miles, 21 hours and 57 minutes, ~ 14,000 feet of climbing (less than expected!), and I felt pretty good most of the time. The first day was rough but...
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    I purposely schedule my races 4 weeks apart (I...

    I purposely schedule my races 4 weeks apart (I use a 4 week periodization). I also typically use a race as prep for the next one, so I kill 2 birds with one stone. The week after an event, I take it...
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    Soooooo much better than 2 years ago. Weather was...

    Soooooo much better than 2 years ago. Weather was nearly perfect and my head was in a better place. 25th overall, 5th female, 3rd in AG (yes, 3 of the top 5 women were over 40!). Not my fastest ever,...
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    Adaptive mountain biking

    I had the honor the last two days to volunteer at a downhill mountain bike clinic for disabled folks at a local event called the No Barriers Summit. I have been volunteering for the cycling programs...
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    My experience with humidity is limited :p In the...

    My experience with humidity is limited :p In the summer we often have single digit days, but this summer has been more moist than normal. What that means is that instead of being 7%, it's 30%....
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    Okie dokie, a couple of updates. First, I know...

    Okie dokie, a couple of updates.

    First, I know I said I was going to try the Sense Mantra 3 but when presented with an option that feeds on one of those little back-of-the-brain lurking thoughts,...
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    I'm finding it easy to discover new shoes that I...

    I'm finding it easy to discover new shoes that I like or love a lot these days. So many to choose from now. I'm not too fussy, so it's fun to try different things. Current favorite trail shoe is the...
  14. Thread: Cleared

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    Yay!

    Yay!
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    This was over a period of several years, probably...

    This was over a period of several years, probably starting when I was in my mid-30s. The last 2-3 years have been clean as far as bad moles go, although my official records now repeat "sun damaged...
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    First, thank you for going to the doc so quickly....

    First, thank you for going to the doc so quickly. I can't tell you how many people I know who neglect to do this. Most skin cancers are very treatable, as long as they are caught early. There are too...
  17. Nevermind that Dr Seneff is a computer scientist....

    Nevermind that Dr Seneff is a computer scientist.

    http://www.sciencebasedmedicine.org/glyphosate-the-new-bogeyman/

    I'm not pro- or anti-anything because there is too much I don't know or...
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    It's a girl, and her name is Bea (say bee). I've...

    It's a girl, and her name is Bea (say bee). I've taken her on some really short jogs and so far she's done really well. She already heels and figured out pretty quickly that she will have to slow...
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    I ended up having long-postponed shoulder surgery...

    I ended up having long-postponed shoulder surgery in mid-July, so I didn't do any more events after Bighorn in June. I just started running again a couple of weeks ago (with instructions of "don't...
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    I like having goals like you describe. You might...

    I like having goals like you describe. You might or might not hit it, but the important thing is keeping it in your sight. I think it teaches you a lot, and not just about running :)

    I miss the...
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    Yes, I am. We're working through it. I am dialed...

    Yes, I am. We're working through it. I am dialed way back this year in an attempt to stay healthy but the problem with that is that, over the course of a few months, I find myself undertrained for my...
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    Oy, I have been struggling lately. I think I...

    Oy, I have been struggling lately. I think I might be a bit burned out (even though I really am not running a lot) and I am definitely frustrated with my body (a couple of long-standing problems that...
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    Running through the May flowers

    It's May, ladies. How's the running going? Any racing this month?
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    Congrats, Oakleaf. I am so very happy for you :)

    Congrats, Oakleaf. I am so very happy for you :)
  25. Thread: My new apron!

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    I think a little bike goo will make it even mo'...

    I think a little bike goo will make it even mo' perfect!
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