Monthly Archives: August 2015

Week 7 here I come!

Based on the way I felt and how slow I had to go with my short run of just over 1.25 miles on Wednesday, I had doubts that I’d be able to safely complete my long run of 3.5 mi … Continue reading

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Thankful Thursday: Laughter is the best medicine

We can always find reasons to be thankful regardless of our circumstances. Here’s what comes to mind today: Emily-I’m thankful for new families visiting our church. We’ve had a bunch of visitors at the services lately and I’m praying they … Continue reading

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Running Challenge update: Week 6

I’ve finished 2 out of my 3 runs for this week. It’s hard to believe it’s been 6 weeks since I started running consistently again without O2. What I’m finding is that my shorter runs for the most part have … Continue reading

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Running Challenge update: Week 5 done!

This past week we had more than 3 days in a row of 90+ degrees. The humidity was killer too! Not exactly great running weather:) I decided to do my short runs on Monday and Wednesday outside but had to … Continue reading

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Thankful Thursday: Ice cream and Chocolate

We are thankful for so many things and we like to remind ourselves of some of these things today! Emily-I’m thankful for a doctor who responds promptly to my emails. Sometimes I just have a quick question that doesn’t really … Continue reading

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CF doesn’t take a vacation

So Jim and I were on vacation this past week. It was dreamy. I love it when Jim has time off. We are generally very busy and we don’t always take time to relax together. I am very thankful he … Continue reading

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Running challenge: week 4 done!

On Friday, I completed week 4 of my running challenge in Maine by the ocean. Friday’s goal was 2.5 miles. Jim was on vacation this week so he decided to run with me on Friday. We started out slow. I … Continue reading

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Thankful Thursday: Salty air and toes in the sand.

We are thankful this week for: Emily-I love the ocean. I’m thankful for the opportunity to be at the beach for a few days. The salt air is so good for these lungs:) I’m thankful for a great life partner. … Continue reading

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Thankful Thursday: He’s Alive and Kickin’

Loads of thankfulness this week! Emily- I am thankful that Jim is still alive! We had a brief lightning storm a few days ago and lightening struck a HUGE maple tree in our backyard and it split and fell landing … Continue reading

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Power: A total body workout

Power is a weight training class I like to do at my local gym. It’s a total body workout using an adjustable barbell, weight plates, hand weights or body weight. I’m sure there are many different versions of this class … Continue reading

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