Month: July 2007

HERS Summer Institute

A few months ago I applied to attend the Denver HERS Institute for Women in Higher Education. The goal of the program is to "offer 40 women faculty and administrators the opportunity to participate in an intensive leadership and management

Sometimes my job is not fun

People sometimes think that my job as the acting director of a biomedical research institute is somehow glamorous or exciting. People who know the realities of my job know better. This week has been long. It started with the 2AM

Half Marathon Plan Weeks 6 & 7 of 17

On the plus side these last two weeks, I have gotten the runs in. One or two mid-week runs of 3.5 to 4.5 miles with hills or sprint intervals. Sunday  long runs of 7.5 and 8.0 miles. The other workouts


It’s  a bit late for Independence Day celebrations. However, my mom forwarded an email to me today that is not new but I found it to be  compelling. I knew that Richard Reid aka the shoe bomber had been sentenced

Half Marathon Week 4 of 17

This is my weekly check in. Still holding at 138.6 The plan this week was: Monday: walk or cross train 40 minutes  – DONE Tuesday: 30 to 45 minute Tempo/Hill/Interval run (AM); 90 minutes of Bikram (PM) – Biked 40