Monthly Archives: May 2015

The Power Of The Mind

I went for a 5K run after breakfast today. It was hot, humid, and the sun was bright. But, I ran the whole 3.1 mikes in 28 minutes and 57 seconds. There was a trick today. Just before I went, … Continue reading

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Lost Some Weight

Last Friday, the scale had me at 190 pounds. This morning, although it was before breakfast, the scale reads 186.8 pounds. It’s possible that I have lost 3 pounds with all this running? But, let’s see where I am next … Continue reading

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Back On Track

I went for a 5K run after breakfast today. It was hot and humid – so, I worked up a sweat – but, at least, the sun was not as bright. I saw my new waive hello run buddy again … Continue reading

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Step Backwards

I went for a 5K run after breakfast. It was hot and the sun was blistering. It did not go well. At the 2.45 mile mark, I broke down into a walk. From there, I did the alternating walk/run thing … Continue reading

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And, It Begins Here

I went for a 5K run at 10:30 AM today. I should probably start earlier. The sun was blazing. About one-quarter mile in, another runner – much younger than me – crossed my path, smiled, and waved hello. That made … Continue reading

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Four In A Row – With Better Time!

I went for a 5K run after breakfast today. Beautiful day outside. For the 4th time in a row, I was able to run the whole 3.1 miles. And, my time today was 28:28 for the route. That’s much better … Continue reading

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That’s Three In A Row (For The Fat Man)

Yesterday was an off-day. Today, it was beautiful out except for a somewhat decent breeze in spots. So, after breakfast, I went for a 5K run. This is the 3rd time in a row I was able to cover the … Continue reading

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Did It Again

I went for a 5K run before lunch today and I was able to run the entire 3.1 miles without breaking it down. That’s two in a row and two days in a row. I won’t lie – it was … Continue reading

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Better Yet

I went for a 5K run after breakfast this morning. Another humid day. Worked up a big sweat. More importantly, I covered the 3.1 miles without having to stop running. This is huge. It’s been longer since I can remember … Continue reading

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Still Better & Building

I could not get out for a run on Saturday or Sunday. But, I went for a 5K run this morning after breakfast. Strange weather: Foggy, cool, slight breeze – yet, fairly humid. I got to the 2.7 mile mark … Continue reading

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A Little Bit Better

After not running for 64 days, today, after breakfast, I went running for the second day in a row. The weather was perfect. I got to the 2.4 mile mark of the 5K route before having to break down into … Continue reading

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First Run In A Long Time

Today, I went for a 5K run after breakfast. It’s been 64 days since I last went for a run. And, I had no expectations heading into this one. Funny, even though it’s been so long and I have allowed … Continue reading

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If I Could Run 600 Miles

It’s been forever since I have been running. And, it’s been longer than that since I was running well. Every time I see someone running, I feel terrible. I want to be running again. Last night, I came up with … Continue reading

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Need To Lose 9 Pounds

Today, I got on the scale for the first time in a long time, and it read 184.7 pounds. To be honest, I am surprised that it didn’t read 194 pounds. I am not exercising. I am sitting around too … Continue reading

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