Last weekend I travelled to Philadelphia and took part in the festivities for my first half marathon!  My excellent husband agreed to watch our kids and our friends’ son so that the three of us (my 2 friends and myself) could stay in Philadelphia overnight since the race began at 7am. The Expo We arrived in

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Many (3) moons ago, I completed my first triathlon!  It was awesome!  In a moment of post-triathlon high, I agreed to do a half marathon thinking that it might also be awesome. My friend declared: “We should train now before the weather gets bad so we don’t lose it all before the holidays!”  Despite that I

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Yesterday I became an official triathlete by way of the Jersey Girl Triathlon.  It was QUITE an experience. As you know, I did my very first Ocean Swim on Saturday, just one day before the triathlon itself.  Because I took a bit of a tumble on Saturday I was kind of nervous as I went to

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In the past three weeks I have had three experiences that (I am somewhat ashamed to admit) have dominated my health-related thinking.  Here they are: Three weeks ago, I walk into a classroom to work with a group of teachers on building growth mindset feedback into their classroom rituals.  I am talking to one teacher

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