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A Look at the First Half of 2013

I am very sorry I have not posted in quite some time, but life is sometimes too busy to engage in certain pleasures.  I cannot believe half of 2013 is gone already!  And what a half it has been!
If you remember, I ended 2012 by running a 5K and having an asthma attack.  That day I made a goal of making 2013 an attack and albuterol free year, and the asthma has been so much better this year, I made 7 months albuterol free...and counting.
This year has been surprising in more ways than one.  My husband surprised me with his desire to run again and he even ran two 5Ks, one in San Francisco and one in Weston.  He has been sidelined with shin splints but the fact is that he cannot wait to get back into it and that makes me very happy.
Like I said, my asthma is much better this year and my races and training have gone well.  I was able to finish 7 marathons in the first half of 2013, including one that was almost a PR and a full PR one.  All without a peep from the asthma.  I also ran seve…