Archive for category: Motivation
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01
2013

Coyote Hills 10K with Stroller

Even when I woke up this morning I was not sure that I would make it to the 10K. The family has been hit with the flu in the past two weeks and I had not exercised since two Wednesdays ago. I had only kicked the final bit of the flu — a nasty cough that woke me nightly. I had poor sleep for th...

01
01
2013

Kicking Off 2013: Lake Chabot New Year Day 5K

This is the first year ever that I have kicked off a new year with a foot race. I decided to take it easy after running the 10K on December 29, so for New Year’s Day I registered only for a 5K. I had a hard time leaving this morning because my three-year old son begged to come with me. I dress...

29
12
2012

New Year’s Eve Lake Chabot 10K by Brazen Racing

I did a 10K today but I really only walked about half of the length. This course was the toughest trail course I have done this far (I have done very few) and had a lot of elevation. I had been psyching myself for the race for the whole week before this run because of the weather forecast. It has be...

04
11
2012

Lake Chabot 5 Mile Run

I started my weekend on a wonderful note — getting up at 7am isn’t exactly easy or fun considering I had multiple wakings during the night on account of my daughter’s cold but I left my sleeping family and managed to get to Lake Chabot at 7:50am in time to pick up my bib and run my...

08
10
2012

Mental Health Awareness Week

This week of October 7 is Mental Health Awareness Week. I looked up the Center for Disease Control (CDC) website on Mental Health, and here’s some interesting blurb on it: Mental health is “a state of well-being in which the individual realizes his or her own abilities, can cope with the norma...