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wow...is anyone reading this?

Posted by Tabitha Swires on Monday, June 27, 2011, In : Pre-training training 
Running has been hard. I'm not gonna lie. This morning I got to a little over 2 miles and just felt every lie in my mind raise up against me and tackle my body. I got heavier and heavier with each step and finally gave up and walked for a bit. The funny thing is I've already run more than 2 miles multiple times and done great. So why WHY all the sudden is my mind choosing to revolt and tell me that I literally physically cannot do what I'm attempting?

I wish I had an answer. I'm reading a book...
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steady steady push push push

Posted by Tabitha Swires on Monday, June 20, 2011, In : Pre-training training 
On Saturday we ran about 4 miles...unexpectedly. Patricia and I woke up early Saturday morning trying to get in our 4th run of the week and hoping to run just a little bit further. We ended up running a lot a bit further and did quite a doozy (yes I just said doozy) on our bodies. BUT, we made it. We were exhausted all day Saturday and I don't even know if my body was ready for the run this morning.

This morning we probably did around 3 miles. It was hard and I still wondered about half way t...
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July 14 2001: 2.5 miles

Posted by Tabitha Swires on Tuesday, June 14, 2011, In : Pre-training training 
Wow, I know, 2.5 miles...believe it or not its taken me TWO WEEKS to get up to being able to run that far. I stopped running a few months ago and it is really showing. I am however completely confident in my ability to finish this race:) I actually believe I could even run a full marathon, but seeing as I've never done any kind of race before (do walkathons in grade school count?) I figured going for the half marathon which is 13.1 miles rather than a 26.2 mile marathon is really still quite ...
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Tabitha Swires In the past two years Tabitha has led a life filled with adventurous new beginnings. Not only did she complete her degree in Dance at Belhaven University, get married, have her first child, and making a major move from Brooklyn to South Carolina, she is now pursuing her first half marathon in the Spinx Run Fest this October. Tabitha is hoping to not only challenge herself, but to encourage others to chase after the dreams of their heart, no matter what that dream may be. "And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith." Hebrews 12:1,2
 

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