Category Archives: Motivation

My Harley is a Fat Boy

No, I’m not talking about motorcycles. It’s my dog Harley. He’s always been chubby, ever since he arrived as a stray that I thought would be a temporary foster. That was 2008 when he weighed 55 pounds. He reached 63 … Continue reading

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Repetition, Repetition, Repetition

Yesterday I wrote about how my 30-mile ride last Saturday was easier than the 26-mile ride on Friday, even though the conditions were similar. I chalk it up to repetition. The more you do something, the easier it gets. Today … Continue reading

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What a difference a day makes!

I’m not into new year’s resolutions in the traditional sense, but after a month of celebrations that include events with more eating and drinking than other times of the year, I’m always anxious to start fresh with better nutrition and … Continue reading

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Another good reason to keep those exercise resolutions

It’s been a while since I’ve blogged, and it’s time to renew! February is typically when all those healthy resolutions go out the window, and it’s easier for the rest of us to find a parking space at the gym. … Continue reading

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Happy 40th

Yesterday on my regular Saturday morning Ladies bike ride, I chatted with a newcomer who is training for an Ironman race in September. She’s obviously fit and firm, cycling in a minimalist tri top and shorts. She’s competed in several marathons … Continue reading

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Stupid Rules

Call me a non-conformist, because I’ve never been much of a stickler for rules. Even with my children, I take a more situation approach to decisions. In Kansas, a high school runner was disqualified for putting tape over her earrings … Continue reading

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Make Every Day Game Day

Here in the desert, the arrival of March means the first crack of the bat and the smell of sunscreen — in other words, Spring Training. Over the weekend, I enjoyed one of the best ways to watch baseball, lawn … Continue reading

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