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Kathleen Jacobs
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Jun 25, 2013
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Jan 21, 2013
joango replied to Kathleen Jacobs's discussion 'Hard to run' in the group Type 1 Runners
"I have those days quite often. I always thought I needed more hydration. If my BS are within range, I walk/run the goal distance. It males me feel as if I haven't abandoned the goal, and we live to fight another day. Good luck and never give in."
Jan 15, 2013
Gillian replied to Kathleen Jacobs's discussion 'Hard to run' in the group Type 1 Runners
"I think we all go through this diabetic or not... some runs feel great some feel stiff. I personally don't warm up until about 3 miles.... my advice.... keep you stride short and quick with a higher cadence..."
Dec 13, 2012
acidrock23 replied to Kathleen Jacobs's discussion 'Hard to run' in the group Type 1 Runners
"I had really bad cramps during the 2011 Chicago Marathon- like 13 miles worth- and then after that on pretty much all runs > about 12 miles. I discovered that if I laid off coffee for like a week before a longer run= no cramps. I usually drink…"
Dec 4, 2012
barbraann replied to Kathleen Jacobs's discussion 'Hard to run' in the group Type 1 Runners
"Know what you mean. Can't explain except that your body has a mind of itself. It knows when you're rested and knows when you're sick before your brain does. I find my blood sugars going haywire weeks before I actually get sick. I know…"
Dec 4, 2012
DiabeticRunner83 replied to Kathleen Jacobs's discussion 'Hard to run' in the group Type 1 Runners
"Oh yes I know what you are talking about. Some runs are just awesome, I have high energy and just feel like I could go on forever, while sometimes I just struggle to even get through. I think it is just normal ups and downs. Maybe do some extra…"
Sep 6, 2012
Kathleen Jacobs replied to Kathleen Jacobs's discussion 'Hard to run' in the group Type 1 Runners
"Oh thank you for the advice. I am going to put dynamic stretching in the google machine :) and read up on it. I do run with a club on Sundays so that makes me push harder to keep up with them, and I like that, I do need friends to help motivate me.…"
Sep 5, 2012
IMVic replied to Kathleen Jacobs's discussion 'Hard to run' in the group Type 1 Runners
"Congrats on the accomplishment - keep after it! Sometimes having a motivator (friend you run with, race you want to complete) in a visible place can help. Consider trying dynamic stretching prior to the workout (google it - and you'll find…"
Sep 5, 2012
Kathleen Jacobs added a discussion to the group Type 1 Runners

Hard to run

I have been running for about 8 months now and have gradually made it to 8 miles. It is an accomplishment for this former couch potatoe.Sometimes I am feeling great and can run for miles. Sometimes, like this morning I can't seem to get in gear. Nothing hurts, my muscles just feel "tight". Does that make any sense?I walk a bit to loosen up before running and I stretch afterwards. My blood sugar is fine and I adjust my pump settings so I can go the distance. Today my bs was high because I had…See More
Sep 5, 2012
La replied to Kathleen Jacobs's discussion 'Treadmill or Pavement ?' in the group Type 1 Runners
"There's nothing like running on proper ground. Treadmills don't prepare you as fully as pavement does. You can do many more miles on treadmills than in real life so the marathon will be longer and more strenuous if you choose treadmills as…"
Jun 28, 2012

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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes is
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Type 1 or type 1.5 (LADA) diabetes
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January 1, 1982
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At 5:03am on June 26, 2013, socaking said…

Hi Kathleen, Happy Wednesday.
How r u?

At 6:26am on March 1, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Happy,Happy Birthday,Kathleen. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!

At 12:56am on March 1, 2012, brokenpole said…

Happy Birthday, Kathleen!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.

At 6:35pm on February 1, 2012, acidrock23 said…

Thx for the friend add! Nice to meet you! Congrats on the 5K, that's a great feeling!! I didn't start running until I was about 37 and it has been a really good thing for me to do. So far so good!

At 7:30pm on January 1, 2012, Linda G said…


At 5:41pm on March 4, 2011, Linda G said…
Thanks so much for including me as a friend Kathleen!
At 3:12pm on March 4, 2011, Doris D said…
Thank you for the FR. Family you know just got back on here.
At 8:20pm on March 1, 2011, Linda G said…
Greetings Kathleen.....
Best Wishes on your Special Day....and on the next 364 days!
How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?
At 6:16am on March 1, 2011, Doris D said…
At 8:01am on February 14, 2011, Jay said…
Kathleen, welcome to FLAUSA. Hope you'll enjoy the site and also give us all some hints on the best places to go when visiting Daytona Beach. Let me know if I can be of any assistance to getting around

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