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Mental Game

I showed up Saturday morning for our long run. I got out of the car and immediately warned Jennifer, “I don’t wanna be here.” Attitude is everything, right? I’d spent most of the week enduring the stomach funk that’s been “going around” so I hadn’t been eating the right things or sleeping well. And it […]

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When push comes to shove

My Uncle Jerry spent Christmas with us this year. He lives in South Dakota so it probably didn’t take much convincing to get him on a plane headed for San Antonio — like flying south for the winter.  Jerry is my mom’s older brother – well, one of them – and it was great to […]

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I’m not that kinda girl

I own a rolling pin. It’s wooden and simple, with red handles to match my kitchen because everyone knows matching is a critical element when choosing utensils and appliances. I don’t specifically remember, but I’m fairly certain I stood in the rolling pin aisle and disregarded everything from brand name to price tag when I […]

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And now, 2013.

This week I read that someone actually calculated the statistically most depressing day of the year. Blue Monday, they call it. The perfect storm of holiday letdown (and the arrival of credit card bills), dreary weather, and resolutions already broken — motivation is at an all-time low. Brace yourselves, this year it falls on January […]

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