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November 2007 Archive

  • Bad, Bad Day

    Whenever my 3-year-old daughter enters the car with me, this our dialogue: Nia: “I need music, Mama.” Me: “What song do you like?” Nia: “Bad bad day. Number 18.” Me: “Okay, You Had a Bad Day it is!” Nia loves You Had a Bad Day by Daniel Powter.  My husband thinks the song is too [...]

  • Sore No More—Really!

    This time it’s for real… I am back! My 7-day forced abstinence from running is officially over. I am healed! – Annie and I after our run. We look so poised! You wouldn’t believe that we were laughing like noisy high school girls before this shot. It was a happy happy day. – I ran [...]

  • Spoke Too Soon

    I made it to the Mizuno Run Club last night. But, disappointingly, I wasn’t there to run. Shortly after I published the previous post yesterday, I headed for SM to run errands. As I swept through the department store purchasing everything on my list in haste, I noticed my knee popping again. And again. And [...]

  • Sore No More

    “By the power vested in me by the Holy Spirit, I command you evil injury to depart from this poor woman’s knee!” Nope, my attempts at exorcising the soreness out of my knee proved to be futile. So, over the past few days—FOUR long non-running days to be exact—I resorted to more sane alternatives such [...]

  • Missed Milo—Again!

    Race bib…CHECK Brand spanking new mizuno outfit…CHECK Fully charged garmin…CHECK Packed bag with extra clothing…CHECK Gatorade and banana…CHECK As early as friday evening, I was all set to run 10k at the Milo race that was held this sunday morning. To say that I was excited about this race would be an understatement. I had [...]