running

Running: Why I do it

I have mentioned running a few times on my blog. Like homeschooling, my reasons for running change frequently. My motivation is always fitness, but the mini-motivators, the daily why, changes almost daily. As I sit here with a swollen and tender left knee, I thought I’d “reflect aloud” for you…

My August to date

Whew! August has been quite busy! Week 1. I started the month with a Food Swap. (previously blogged in this post) Our next one will be in early September. I am really really looking forward to it! Week 2. I made a corn creation for the state fair. I will…

Return of the runner: Cross training

How’s the running? you ask. Thank you for asking. It’s A-OK. I will be in good shape for the weekend’s 5k charity. It’s a local charity for Habitat for Humanity, no fund-raising involved. I used to get headaches when I danced and ran with my glasses on. With my glasses strap,…

Return of the runner

Back in Oct. 2011, I had a reaction to a laundry soap. As 2012 began, I had a reaction to a prescribed medicine. My vision has settled down in the year following, and I feel that my skin may be on the road to recovery (It takes a long time for…

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We came, we ran, we conquered

We came. The kids and I at City Hall, on the way from opening remarks to the starting line. We were inside because of weather. The projector made the race route clear to everyone. Loved that. The kids and I ran a 5k yesterday. 8 AM, light rain, 3.2 miles.…