Category Archives: exercise

Couch potato.Walk.Run: the evolution of healthy me

Since today is national running day, I thought I might be fun to  reflect on why I started to Run….again. The first time I ever ran seriously was in middle school– I vividly remember being on the track and long … Continue reading

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3.1 miles and channa masala

There’s always that nervous feeling before a race. Can I do this? Have I trained enough? As a recovering couch potato, It’s not like I am a pro at the pre-run symptoms, but I can imagine. Prior to my 5K … Continue reading

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2012. New running sneakers and ready to run….

As I was sitting in church last night reflecting on the last few moments of 2011, I can’t say that I had all of these wonderful resolutions laid out. No detailed list had been written or even mediated on. However, … Continue reading

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Who runs the 5K? Cosmo!

Last year, not so much. I called myself running the 2010 Labor day 5K with very little training. As a result, I couldn’t run the whole thing, got sick, and was sore for a week. Picture the phrase “stick stuck … Continue reading

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Listening to yourself

We all have a voice speaks from the heart. For some, it may be small, barely a whisper due to the fact that it has been ignored or suppressed. For others,  it could be like a roaring lion, making you … Continue reading

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Cosmo’s inner cardio goddess

This past Saturday, I participated in my first 5K of the year, the Red dress run for women.  The main reason why I ran this race was to gauge how much more I needed to prepare for the upcoming race … Continue reading

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Cosmo resurfaces…again

The last post took a lot out of me. Enough where I needed to step back and regroup. Last Sunday’s service (Father’s day service) was quite moving. Pastor Bennett did an altar call first for all of the men in … Continue reading

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Couch to 5K…let’s get it!

This picture is of my and my sistahfriend K. It really looks like I am doing something doesn’t? I made the error of trying to run a 5 K last labor day without training. I was sore for a week! … Continue reading

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2011 New Years resolutions

I am just getting back from seeing my family and line sisters in VA and now, I am gearing up for the new year. I expect big things next year and I have to make room for my blessings to … Continue reading

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Beetlejuice AKA Beet Juice

I called myself being creative today. After getting up this morning and working out, I came home and turned on the trusty juicer. I ended up making this: What is this you may ask? It is a beet, orange, apple, … Continue reading

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