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How do I keep my emotions at bay ?

With just 7 days to go for my full marathon, my mind is churning with various thoughts about it. Can I do this ? That is what is foremost on my mind. I am terrified, scared, worried, nervous, petrified….oh well … Continue reading

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Trying to outrun my fear

Sometimes I try to do too much. It’s not unusual for me to stay up late to type out a few paragraphs to share with you. Most often, it’s just me trying to stay busy, trying to stay focused and … Continue reading

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Does mind over matter really work ?

It is way past my bedtime on a Sunday night.  The typical TV shows that lull me to sleep have not done its job and neither has counting sheep backwards and forwards helped me find sleep. Should I blame this … Continue reading

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I dream of vacations

It’s 5.30 am on Saturday morning and I am as usual sitting at my computer while the things bake for the farmers market. As much as I love going to the farmers market, I am going to enjoy 2 weeks … Continue reading

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Life is sometimes a roller coaster ride and I need to jump off

It has been weeks since I have sat down to write. The thoughts for posts constantly float in my head, however, sitting down to put it down on here has been the challenging part. I wish I could say I … Continue reading

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Is it crazy that my past motivates me ?

It has been 10 days since I ran, 10 days since I felt the wind in my face, my hair flying around and the sweat pouring down my face while the music pounds in my ears. In other words it … Continue reading

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13.1 miles of running and I finally feel like I belong

The sun is hiding behind the clouds on this Sunday morning, despite that, the humidity  seems to be at its utmost, while I stand with hundreds of others waiting for the gun to go off and the running to start. … Continue reading

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I am no quitter

Here I stand with hundreds of others at the start line for the first half marathon I am running for 2015.  We all had the same insane idea of waking up at crack of dawn to go run 13.1 miles. … Continue reading

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The race has been run

It’s an absolutely beautiful day in downtown Los Angeles, where thousands have gathered to run the rock n roll half marathon. Here I am among this crowd with 2 of my best friends who stand with me on this early … Continue reading

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