Liza Howard

Liza Howard

Liza Howard is a national champion runner with multiple records in distances ranging from marathons to 100 mile trail races.

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Liza Howard

Liza Howard is a national champion runner with multiple records in distances ranging from marathons to 100 mile trail races.


And the diagnosis is…

Iron deficiency anemia.  (Thyroid’s fine — just beefy.)  My ferritin levels, on the other hand, are LOW.  I’ll get a copy of my labs today and write more about iron deficiency anemia, which is soooooooo common for female distance runners.  But, right now, I wanted you to know that all is well down here in San Antonio [...]

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Change

A young man was already in the elevator when I stepped in at the Extended Stay America this morning.  We said good morning and then he began pulling crumpled hundred dollar bills out of his wallet.   “Damn! I can’t use any of these in the vending machine.”  He’d pulled at least $500 out of his wallet by this time. [...]

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Pretty pooped woman

I am poooooped.  Eliot said Asa fell asleep on the carpet on top of a pile of Legos while he was cooking dinner tonight.  I feel like I could fall asleep on top of a pile of Legos myself without too much trouble.  I ran with sweet friends at 5 this morning, got back to the hotel room at 7:25, showered and dressed by 7:35, drove to UT and [...]

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Christmas list (director’s cut)

Dear Santa, I hope you, Mrs. Claus, the elves, and reindeer are well.  I have been a good boy this year…. For Christmas, may I please have: 1.  An oil can (What?!?  I swear that’s what Asa said.  I was expecting “fire truck with a trailer and rescue boat.”  That’s been number one on the list since October. [...]

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Treadmill training for Bandera ;)

One of Eliot’s students brought over a box full of rocks as his white elephant gift for the Christmas party.  They were still sitting on the living room floor this morning when I headed out to the treadmill and, well, it was just too tempting.  I’m practicing my uphill running (without the rocks).  I need to get stronger running [...]

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