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Wordywort – My half marathon

This weekend a number of my running peeps ran the Army Run half marathon. Since I was thinking of doing a half this fall, my heart ran with them. And lately, I feel like I’m running a marathon myself. It’s … Continue reading

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Wordywort – Kicking and screaming

I love to swim. I never swim. I used to have major problems with the whole locker room thing, but now there’s just a mental block about all the logistics – driving and changing and wet hair in cold weather … Continue reading

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Wordywort – The long haul

I skipped my last post because I was out of the country for two weeks, and now I’m a week late – let’s say it’s due to jet lag.  I’m now about 15 weeks pregnant, and luckily that seems to … Continue reading

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Wordywort – Owning it

I’m feeling a bit disappointed and frustrated, and like I don’t have much to report from this holding pattern that I’m in. My parents came to visit this weekend. I did not tell them I’m pregnant, for a variety of … Continue reading

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Wordywort – Time to go big!

I thought I was heading into this summer with a decision to make: lose the last ten pounds, or train for a half marathon? Looks like I’m doing neither – I’m pregnant!

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Wordywort – Hello again

Hi (again). I blogged here on LIO from Fall 2011 to Fall 2012, but I gave it up when the blog community fizzled, so I’m very glad we’re getting things back together again. Let me give you a recap. I … Continue reading

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Trick or treat?

I am so glad October is over.    I was so stressed out and under so much time pressure. I could only run twice a week (instead of my usual three) a few weeks in a row. I don’t even … Continue reading

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Wordywort – Happy anniversary to me

Well, it’s been a year now that I’ve been writing this blog for Losing it in Ottawa. I am not sure how helpful reading it might be, but writing it has forced me to check in with myself every two … Continue reading

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Wordywort – Time travel

I have been exhausted for a few weeks now. The transition from working at home (sigh) to working and teaching on campus has been smoother than I anticipated in some respects, but teaching is more exhausting (and more enjoyable) than … Continue reading

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Wordywort – The year ahead and the year behind

I have to call FIRST WEEK OF SCHOOL and keep this post fast (and fairly unedited for content – sorry) if it’s not going to be late. As of September 2, I have been on this leg of the path … Continue reading

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