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For this I am thankful: Stinker can still trail run with me

Stinker is now 12 1/2 years old, has 2 bionic knees, arthritis in her front leg, a mass on her liver (that is not cancerous, thank goodness) but she can still kick my butt running on the trails.  Good for … Continue reading

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Black-eyed Susan cupcakes

I felt strong on my run with Stinker this morning.  I ran fast, too…well, for me at least.  Or it felt like I ran fast.  I love going for runs first thing in the morning.  The trails are usually quiet … Continue reading

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Back to Work with Homemade Chocolate Hazelnut Spread

Monday was my first day back to work in 6 weeks. I have to admit 2 things: 1) the 6 weeks of recovery really went by pretty quickly (and I am so very, very thankful that my recovery was so … Continue reading

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All Systems GO!

I did it!  I made it to my 6 week post op check up today and my doctor gave me the green light to resume all normal activities.  Although at times this date has seemed light years away, the 6 … Continue reading

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The first wildflower blooming this spring is….

The pasqueflower!  This delicate purple beauty is abundant along the trails near my house, and while on my run tonight, I noticed several in full bloom.  Apparently the snowstorm on Saturday did not deter them in the least.  Good for … Continue reading

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Off running again

Tonight was my first run since before my surgery, almost 1 month ago.  And it felt soooooo good.  Over the past 2 weeks I’ve been gradually increasing my physical activity.  First I began walking to work again, which is 1.25 … Continue reading

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