Archive for August, 2008

Running with Diabetes – the Marathon!

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So, the question I get asked most often goes something like this:  what changes do you make for marathon training because of having diabetes?  Well, I obsess over everything more.  I have more things to complain to my coach about.  I think I have better excuses.  Really, though, there actually are some things that I […]

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Training Essentials

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I’ve been sick for the last week and so I’ve been able to sit around and watch a lot of the Olympics while emailing and IM’ing with friends who are in Beijing while I try to figure out when NBC will show the running events (grumble, grumble).  During the women’s 10K, I was lucky to […]

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Scrapbook – Running Friends

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After road racing for so many years, I’ve met a lot of people!  My husband frequently comments on how nice everyone is in the running community (he also comments on how neurotic we are, but what the heck).  Some of my running partners have turned out to be my closest friends.  It’s kind of funny that […]

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Scrapbook – What it is

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“Running has been good to me and I’ll always cherish the memories that this sport has given me.  If this is as good as it gets, it’s been pretty damn good.”  – Missy Foy, June 7, 2008, San Francisco, accepting an award along with 1968 Olympic gold medalist Bob Beamon I’m setting up this Scrapbook […]

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Titrating M&Ms and Other Neat Stuff

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Runners and diabetic athletes have at least one thing in common (not that these two groups are mutually exclusive):  we like stuff!  Runners don’t need a lot of techy gear for the sport, but we sure do collect as much of it as we can.  I have to admit that I love the “new shoe […]

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When the Travel Log Trumps the Training Log

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Well, this has been a summer of travelling.  I won’t bore anyone with the details of all of it – that would bore even me just to recount it all!  But, I’ll hit some of the highlights.  At the end of April, my friend Monique Hanley arrived from Australia.  Monique is a pro cyclist who rides […]

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