Tag Archives: 5K

Photo a Day 12-6-10

A very unimpressive photo to most… but hopefully a step in the right direction. The gym was an oasis for me after losing John.  It’s one place where I can go and have some “me” time with no concerns or … Continue reading

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Philly LiveStrong Challenge- 2010 vs 2009 vs 2008

I just wanted to say, this year as I’m doing the Philly LiveStrong Challenge it’s quite a bag of mixed emotions… remembering when hubby did the 100 miler in 2008 and I brought our tiny son to meet him at … Continue reading

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Strange dream… running on a treadmill…

I had a very odd dream yesterday… in my dream I was running on a treadmill… just me… alone… it was very Forrest Gump-esq except that it was just me with no followers.  Forrest Gump was a favorite of ours… … Continue reading

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Events and activities you can participate in to remember and honor John

With it being a new year, I wanted to let everybody know what we’re planning in honor of John in case people need to mark their calendars! Philly LiveStrong Challenge- Team Smitty August 21-22, 2010 Blue Bell, PA run/walk- 5K … Continue reading

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Homework Assignment

My amazing friend, Shannon, and I were talking last night.  She told me that she thinks I’m doing well all things considered.  Some days I think I am and other days, not so much.  She like so many other people … Continue reading

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Department Meeting

When they asked if anybody wanted to recognize anybody at the department meeting.  I raised my hand, waited my turn, and took some deep breaths. I’m not very good at getting Thank You cards sent out (frankly, I suck at … Continue reading

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2nd Annual Miles for Melanoma of DE 5K

Team Smitty raised $100 for Miles for Melanoma which donates to the Melanoma Research Foundation.  Hopefully, next year we can raise some more, but $100 is $100 and it is $100 more than they would have had had we not … Continue reading

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