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Overdue training recap ...

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Whoa ... been awhile since I posted an update! Although even though there's not much going on, I don't know where the time has gone. School starting, summer break ending, and this heat ... Dear Lord, the HEAT ...

When walking outside literally takes your breath away ... 
So here goes ...
Marathon Training - still staying on target with the Marathoning for Mortals run/walk training plan. The only hiccup so far came the week after I donated blood. I made sure to get that weekend's run in, but donating always takes more out of me than just a pint of life-saving nectar (gross, but there you go). I'm borderline anemic anyway BUT I also found out that running is good for people like me because in some physiological science-y way, running and heavy exercising helps the body make more red blood cells. There's your science for the day. :) But yeah, rebuilding that lost pint while also trying to run during this heat ... I know I skipped a whole day and then cut the next day&#…