Category Archives: training

Pregnant vs. Post-Pregnant

While I didn’t keep a defined exercise routine while pregnant, I did do a fair amount of running.  Usually my runs were just short jaunts with the dogs often mixed with walking, but on two occasions I pinned on a … Continue reading

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Crunch Time

Ab work is a social activity. There isn’t much to smile about when getting up to work out at 5:30 am, but some of my fondest memories of college running outside of racing are those moments we spent chatting over … Continue reading

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Post-Baby Goals

Well, I survived my first run!  If you could call it that. I left the Garmin (and even my trusty old Timex) at home, so I was really just out for a stroll.  We (Mike, both dogs, Libby and I) went out on the longer … Continue reading

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This Ain’t My First Rodeo

This isn’t my first return to running after a long layoff.  Way back in 2003, I was a sophomore in college.  I’d dealt with back pain while running for a few years, and after my sophomore cross country season decided … Continue reading

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The Casual Runner

I didn’t head into pregnancy in peak physical condition.  I spent the last 9 months before pregnancy as a strictly casual runner. What, exactly, is the casual runner?  The casual runner enjoys running, but doesn’t train.  Running is done for … Continue reading

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