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14 Day Sugar Detox – Day 11and 12

I’m ready for these 14 days to come to a close. While I have been able abstaining from sugar, my food choices have been pretty limited, especially with what I am used to eating. I plan on having a big … Continue reading

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Function of Excitement

[Editor’s Note: I had every intention of posting this last week, before the marathon, but I didn’t quite finish the post. #BestLaidPlans] It is race week for the Darlington Marathon. As I write this, there are around 72 hours or … Continue reading

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Preparing for Battle(field) Marathon

As I compose this, there is (technically) less than 4 days until the 2012 Chickamauga Battlefield Marathon and so this warrants a blog post to try to capture what I have done to prepare for this marathon. I would have … Continue reading

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Sparing Gear

Tuesday was my first taekwondo practice as an Orange Belt (Belt #3), well technically I haven’t gone through Awards ceremony yet. I guess that would make me an Orange Belt Elect or something similar. I noticed that during warm-ups I … Continue reading

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Marathon Pacer Captain

This year I was asked to be the Pacer Captain for the 2012 Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon. What is a “Pacer Captain” you ask? My position was to organize the Pacing Group for the marathon. Now you are asking, “What … Continue reading

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The Current Suspects

As of right now, here is the short (figuratively and literally) list of marathons for spring 2012: 3/25/12 Virginia Creeper Marathon Abingdon, VA http://www.runtricities.org/creepermarathon It’s full. 4/1/12 Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon Knoxville, TN http://www.knoxvillemarathon.com 8/1/11 – 11/30/11 $65.00 12/1/11 – … Continue reading

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FORTY

Psalm 40 1 I waited patiently for the LORD; he turned to me and heard my cry. 2 He lifted me out of the slimy pit, out of the mud and mire; he set my feet on a rock and … Continue reading

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Marathon Uncertainty

There’s a dark cloud that has begun to loom over my plans of running a fall marathon. What’s worse is that time is running out, fast! The Flying Monkey Marathon registration will open on August 1st at 8am Central. Being … Continue reading

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One Strep at a time

Ah snap… our house has been a biological wasteland for what seems about the past 3 weeks. It first started with The Brothers getting some bug from school early in the month. Then they shared it with me, you know, … Continue reading

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Prelude to a Monkey

Sunday, November 21st will be my 16th start for the marathon distance. It will be the 3rd time that I have toed the line for the Flying Monkey Marathon. As I type this it is Saturday night, and as of … Continue reading

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