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Daily Prompt: Slight

 

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0.33 miles.

On average, it doesn’t seem like much. I didn’t even run. I walked. Yet, those 0.33 miles were the perfect catalyst I needed to begin my running program again. I’ve taken some time off. I’ve had two ACL surgeries in both legs. I’ve encountered some significant weight gain. The days of gliding over a hurdle in a 400 meter race seem so foregone. So long ago. Yet, no matter how much time has passed I cannot forget the feeling. The runner’s high. The feeling one gets when your arms and legs are in perfect harmony, perfect sync. The stride. The step. There is nothing like it in the world. Although I am not back there yet…with a ridiculously simple 0.33 mile walk/run workout…I feel like I may be on my way!

Weeks 1&2 Yoga/Healthy Eating Challenge

Start From Where You Are!

Healthy Eating Re-Cap:

Initially, I began my 30 day challenge with a juice cleanse. It went surprisingly well! Although I did not do my own juicing, I was able to find products at Whole Foods that conveniently met my needs. However, when I transitioned to a mostly vegetarian diet, I struggled. I struggled so badly that I pretty much gave up in the midst of the second week. I struggled with finding recipes that were healthy , yummy, satisfying and met my nutritional requirements. And then… Continue reading Weeks 1&2 Yoga/Healthy Eating Challenge

Bikram Challenge & Juice Cleanses

In my attempt to stay on track with my couch to half marathon training, I began a Bikram Challenge at my favorite studio. Yoga has been the perfect Crosstraining complement on my off days, and my personal favorite. As if a commitment of 30 days of yoga classes were not enough; my studio has employed a 7-day juice cleanse.Ā  Continue reading Bikram Challenge & Juice Cleanses

How This Blog Began: My Epiphany

 

In my closet are a pair of beloved well-worn, faded, slightly torn size 6 Lizwear blue jeans. They are my absolute favorite pair of blue jeans in the whole wide world! At the beginning of every year, I take them out, shake them, look them over and assure myself that at the conclusion of this year; I will wear them once again!

 

The bluejeans have not been worn since 2001. Continue reading How This Blog Began: My Epiphany