First Mud Run

There was a rainbow of tutus, team tee shirts with long socks, fake boobs, long sparkly dresses, headbands, sneakers, smiles, singing, and mud.  Lots of mud.  Last weekend I ran the first IL Dirty Girl run, a 5K run with obstacles throughout the course, and it was a BLAST!   I highly recommend trying an …

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Never Hide from the Shadows

I feel like the groundhog who saw his shadow last week.  But, instead of six more weeks of winter, I have five more weeks of only walking.  Bummer—I was expecting that the six week post-op appointment I would be released to do some heavier cardio like the elliptical or exercise bike.  But no, to avoid …

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The Horse and the Floor

Riding horses--16 years.  Yoga--3 months. I started doing yoga several months ago to vary my workout routine. While I am now practiced in some of the poses--now knowing the differences between the downward facing dog, monkey, happy baby, child's, forward and reverse warrior poses and others I can but some I would never attempt to pronounce, …

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