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Tweet It’s been a tough year for weight maintenance over here. I’ve gained back a fair amount of the weight I lost two years ago, and it’s a bummer. Mostly because my pants don’t fit anymore, and I like the pants I have. I’m not ready to dive back into race training – partly because

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Published on January 7, 2013, by meg in injury, real life, Running.

Tweet It’s not as bad as last year’s possible stress fracture/unpleasant muscle strain, but it’s pretty unpleasant. After a month sidelined by moving (which is mostly done, HOORAY!!!!!), I immediately got a cold. I’m pretty susceptible to colds, and they tend to linger for much longer than what I think is normal, so I almost

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Tweet To combat my total lack of motivation, I’m joining the 2012 Runner’s World Holiday Running Streak. I pledge to run at least one mile every day until Christmas. My training plan for the B&A Half starts in mid-December, so I can definitely incorporate that into the streak, but mostly I want to make sure

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Tweet I haven’t been very consistent on my weekly runs – partly because I haven’t been very consistent on my long runs. I’ve been getting them in, but switching between Saturday (my preferred day) and Sunday (somehow, the day that ends up working best for me) throws me off for the week. This explains why

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Tweet I have issues with doing things the way I’m supposed to. Whether it’s “tweaking” a training plan until it’s unrecognizable or refusing to take more than 12 hours of classes a semester in college (I took summer classes! It worked for me!), I’m used to going my own way. Sometimes people don’t quite get

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Tweet The escalator at the Pentagon Metro station is broken. This is not, in and of itself, unusual for Metro. Lots of escalators are broken now. One of the entrances to the Dupont station is entirely closed for escalator work. The system is kind of a disaster. But three years ago, it was in slightly

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