Monthly Archives: November 2014

A kid’s point of view: Turkey trot

I was very disappointed I wasn’t able to run the turkey trot because of my tendinitis in my foot. It did give me an opportunity to take pictures, which I enjoyed. The turkey trot wasn’t as festive as the galloping gobbler but some … Continue reading

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Reflections on infinite pie for Thanksgiving

Funny how after four months of weekly cheat days with some truly stupendous pigouts, I’m now looking forward to a gentle, mindful meal tomorrow afternoon. I want to savor tastes and smells. To tune in to gratitude. I don’t want … Continue reading

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Running-induced rhinitis revisited

The epilogue to Friday’s breakout run was that it led to a couple of days of fairly intense sinus dysfunction. Apparently this is something that happens when I really push myself in cold weather; all that icy air rips through … Continue reading

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Lightning strikes twice: an uncanny pair of breakout runs

My running partner and I both had breakout runs on Friday. They didn’t happen at the same time or place and could not possibly have been more different, but I think their origins were the same: a tingly excitement over … Continue reading

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A kid’s point of view: Football fun + 2 more pounds lost!

By Colleen, age 12 Last Saturday I went to my cousin Garret’s football game at Marian University in Indianapolis. I had a lot of fun, even though it was so cold that day. Garrett got a bunch of tackles and an … Continue reading

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Nothing like running a bloody trail through snowy woods …

Dear Hunters: It is not cool to leave fresh mounds of deer guts right smack in the middle of a state park trail. Believe it or not, people do use these trails even in the winter, and it’s hard enough … Continue reading

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Cheaper organic produce isn’t just a myth

With Wal-Mart vowing to offer organic produce at the same price as the regular stuff, has the time come for us to drop Green Bean Delivery? This is a question that’s been nagging at me the last couple of weeks. … Continue reading

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Is there room for craft soda in a healthy lifestyle?

These days it seems like family and friends are always trying to outdo each other when it comes to who’s gone the longest since drinking either diet or regular soda – whatever your particular vice, I guess. I haven’t had … Continue reading

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A ‘Cheat Day’ long run vs a low-carb long run

These days I can go out and run 17 miles on nothing more than a flax muffin and a cup of coconut oil coffee, with a cheese stick about two-thirds of the way through. On Saturday’s 11.5 mile Cheat Day … Continue reading

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A kid’s point of view: Another 2 pounds lost!

My weight loss is going well. I lost another 2 pounds this week, for a total of 9!!! That’s not as much as my brother, who’s lost something like 12 pounds in two weeks. But I think Maddie and I … Continue reading

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