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Monthly Archive: February 2017

Workouts – Last Week Today – February 12

After my long run on Sunday, I took it light this week.  I was up in the air about running on Saturday… but sleeping in and being lazy enjoying a couple cups of tea and reading won out. Today I ran the Galveston Half Marathon… I’ll recap it later this week – spoiler alert: I beat my time goal and…
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Goals For The Galveston Half Marathon

This weekend I will be running in the Galveston Half Marathon race in Galveston, TX.  This is my first race since I ran the Houston Marathon.  I’m excited to head back to Galveston and run along the seawall!  Like usual, I have made a few goals for this race.   Start out slow… run a reverse split race. Be confident, trust in…
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Winter Scenes From My Runs

Today I’m joining the lovely ladies for Tuesdays On The Run.  Where we talk about a different topic each week that is running related. Today’s topic is “Winter Scenes From My Run”.  Winter in H-town isn’t much different than the other seasons.  There is less green. No ice… no snow… not a lot of dead looking trees. Sometimes there is grey, dreary…
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Workouts – Last Week Today – February 5

Another easy week this week.  My next race is the Galveston Half Marathon next Sunday.  I’m just keeping my running to 4 days a week with one of them being a long run. Although I do have a race on the horizon, I’m not too worried about it.  I am actually thinking about running that race as a “fun” run….
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February Coffee Date

Today I’m joining the Ultimate Coffee Date for some catching up!  I don’t regularly drink coffee any longer, but I do drink tea… so let’s sit down and have a nice warm beverage and do some catching up! Over tea, I’d tell you that I had a really great time last Sunday at Southern Star Brewery for Paint on Tap.  It…
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Fennel, Leek, & Mushroom Pasta with Artichoke Hearts

This dish is a creation from remnants from my fridge.  I had the leeks left over from the spanakorizo and the fennel left over from my sweet potato and white bean stew.  The pasta and artichoke hearts were already in the pantry and I had mushrooms on hand. This pasta dish is how I like it… heavy on the vegetables, light on the pasta….
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January Recap and February Goals

With January in the books, it’s time to take a look at how I am progressing against my 2017 goals and how I did on my January goals.  I’m also setting a few goals for February. 2017 Goals: Run my first marathon – Complete – check out the recap here. Run 1,200 miles this year – making progress.  I ran…
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