Clearing Out The Cobwebs

There comes a time, when I am "better", that I reevaluate a lot of things in my life: Why am I holding onto so many things? What purpose do they serve? Why am I holding onto this anger from 10 years ago? Lately, I have been pulling down those cobwebs that I have been looking …

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Calf Strain, Compression Sleeves, and Recovery

The Chronicles of Half Marathon Training:  Calf Strain, Compression Sleeves and RecoveryThinking Face:  OnI've been all over the place lately.Physio, work, small runs and workouts.My motivation waxes and wanes, even though I have a half marathon coming up.I think a lot during my physio appointments.  Even when she is dry needling my calf, lol.  It …

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I RUN MY FIRST 5K NEXT SATURDAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!

My First 5K....Man that sounds weird.I think my last race was in 2013.2013.I gimped up in 2014.Surgery and recovery for most of 2015. Am I ready?More than likely.Am I confident?No.  LOL.I wanted my first "race" to be a shorter distance, a fun run.  Something with NO CHIP TIME, lol.  So the BLT 5km Fun Run …

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Not Gonna Lie…I’ve Been a Slacker

Yes, I've Been Absent... It's not because I haven't wanted to write, because I have a gazillion things in my brain, but a lot of life has gotten in the way.I have been flat out at work, and when I get home, I have enough in me to make supper, do "something" and then crash.Not a …

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When Life Throws You Lemons…..

Well, we all have our ending to this phrase, lol.I say throw because the good and bad are not always handed to you.  Sometimes it comes right at you.To say the last week has been trying would be correct.I won't sit here and lament or wax poetic.  Mostly because a lot of it is private …

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It’s Like Withdrawal

Even With a Step Down Plan...It's been a roller coaster ride.I had tweeted how ALIVE I felt on Monday.Alive.Maybe too much.Going from feeling pretty much level to the point of becoming numb to dealing with the influx of feelings has been hard.  My brain is trying to "rewire" itself after letting medication do it for …

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Back at Work and Weaning Off My Meds

I am not talking post surgery meds.I am talking about my anti-depressants.With the advice of my physician, we did the Step Down Plan during my last visit.  We are both confident that I now have the ability to do so.  I know my triggers and have better coping skills than before and I am in …

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