Category Archives: Health

Join me for #Fitblog Chat February 6!

Hi everyone! I’ll be the moderator for the Twitter #fitblog chat on Monday, February 6 at 1:30pm ET. If you’ve never heard of Fitblog Chats, check it out here: http://fitblogchats.com/ The topic will be: Success, Failure, and Motivation The four … Continue reading

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Bad Blogger!

So I’ve been a bad blogger lately. In my defense, I ran the Houston Marathon on January 15, which led to the inevitable ‘marathon brain’ for a day or so, in which I can’t seem to hold on to a … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions 2012 (Updated)

I’m posting these publicly so that I have a little accountability to my goals! All of the psychology experts say that the best way to accomplish goals is for them to be simple, specific, and attainable. I think mine qualify … Continue reading

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Laura’s Marine Corps Marathon race recap (finally!)

I’ve been putting off writing my race recap, mostly because I’ve been trying to make sense of it all 1 , . I thought I’d feel a giant sense of accomplishment from finishing, but the only feeling I really have is … Continue reading

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Probably incredibly stupid.

Not me. I’m not stupid. Well, I am sometimes. But that’s not what I’m referring to right now. I’m talking about my training plan for the Marine Corps Marathon, my first ever marathon, which will be on October 30. I started out … Continue reading

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Ankle braces galore!

Six weeks before my first full marathon, the Marine Corps Marathon, I started to develop peroneal tendonitis. For those of you who aren’t MDs or haven’t had this problem before, peroneal tendonitis is an overuse injury, where the tendons that … Continue reading

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Why I will never again run the 13.1 “Marathon” Series – Atlanta

Thank goodness I wasn’t trying for a PR yesterday at the half marathon put on by 13.1 “Marathon” Series. It was quite possibly the worst race I’ve ever run. Not in the “oh man my legs just didn’t work today” … Continue reading

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