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2010 Year in Review

Happy New Year!  This has been an absolutely amazing year for me.  It’s been a year of transformations both mental and physical.  There have been a number of very distinct visible changes in my life this year.  Most of which are centered around the quality of my life.  I’m getting healthier and going out socializing […]

Jingle Bell Run 2010

On December 5th, 2010 at 8:40 in the morning I was standing with my son and nephew on Nato Parkway near the World Trade Center in Portland, OR. We were at the starting line with a couple thousand other runners who came out to participate in the 2010 Jingle Bell Run.

Running Injuries and Momentum

So I screwed up this week.  Apparently I’ve done my leg some disservice with some poor decisions.  From my previous entry you’ll note I mentioned running a mile in the mornings before work.  To lay out the whole picture you need to understand that my C25k runs are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at dusk.  This […]

Beginning Runner and C25k

I was over at the Running Couple‘s blog reading about why you would want to run a full marathon when I realized, I have a story to tell and a blog to tell it on.  I’ve been on a “get off the pot” kick lately so I bring you my story: I’ve decided to make […]

Skating Obsessions

I’ve become obsessed lately with skating.  It started about three months back when a coworker of mine convinced me to throw some skates on and give it a try.  I hadn’t skated since I was a kid and even then I never really got the hang of it. Now as an adult, I am surprised […]