Archive for January, 2012

Updates and random thoughts

MissyFoy -

Tuesday, January 24, 2012 I’m back to a regular training week this week. It was nice to take a break from my long run last week and, even without a long run, I got in about 85 miles and almost 3 hours of elliptical time. Back to business this week, though. I got my hill […]

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Rolling along ….

MissyFoy -

Wednesday, January 18, 2012 It’s been a busy week and, unfortunately, it’s been the kind of busy that results in nothing really to show for all the stuff I’ve done. So, here it is Wednesday night and I’m trying to get a blog post done so that I can’t distract myself from work tomorrow. Bob […]

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Saturday, January 14th, 2012 – Olympic Marathon Trials

MissyFoy -

Saturday, January 14, 2012 It’s a big day. The Olympic Marathon Trials take place in Houston. A young guy named Tommy Neal will become the second diabetic runner in history to compete in the Olympic Marathon Trials. It has been twelve years since I became the first to do it. It’s been a long twelve […]

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A little bit of diabetes history

MissyFoy -

Monday, January 9, 2012 In honor of the ninety year anniversary of Leonard Thompson’s miraculous recovery, here is a little diabetes history for you from a section of my dissertation writing. Even though the earliest known references to diabetes date back as far as 1550 BC with the Ebers papyrus, an Egyptian document of medical […]

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Still moving forward in 2012

MissyFoy -

Sunday, January 8, 2012 I got in 98 miles this past week, ran another 50K long run, did my hill repeats, and ran a 10K-ish tempo run yesterday. So far, so good. The hill repeats felt hard. They’re not for time but rather for form, bounding up the short, steep hill and then getting down […]

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Well, three days into 2012 … so far, so good!

MissyFoy -

Tuesday, January 3, 2012 I have my weekly training schedule written out. I have a little flicker of enthusiasm. Nothing really hurts right now. I feel pretty rested and caught up on sleep for the most part. I’m starting out with a phase called “hills and drills.” I usually like to run this phase for […]

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