Tag Archives: fitness

Breaking a rule (or two)

Any runner worth their soles, anyone reaching for a goal, anyone seeking change knows this cardinal rule — Don’t look back.  When I’m clocking my miles and time in the world I don’t look behind me. Ever. Who knows what’s back there; … Continue reading

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I’d like you to meet Ben Davis

I was introduced to Ben Davis via a very old copy of Runners’ World that was clinging around the gym in my building. You can read Ben’s entire story here, or if you have a shorter attention span you can … Continue reading

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And what are you made of?

Brandon Flowers would answer Flesh and Bone, I, on the other hand, have been considering change in just about every way, shape and form. If you recall, last year my New Year’s Resolution was to run a half marathon. I started … Continue reading

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heart of a girl

It’s no secret that my favorite band is The Killers. Maybe it was because of who originally burned me Hot Fuss or, that each album since then has been perfectly timed to my life station or, that Brandon Flowers looks fucking … Continue reading

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TurboGirl you make me feel

About a week after my half marathon, I went to get a physical with the best doctor in the whole world. When she told me I had lost 12 pounds since last year I basically fell the fuck out of … Continue reading

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Just a number

This began as a dare. A funny joke I would tell myself I could do, one day. When I began I was a different version of myself. I had been transplanted to a new city and state. I was unstable … Continue reading

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Unmedicated

So, when I was a kid I had this quite memorable asthma attack when I was about 7. After that I couldn’t really run around in gym class, going to my grandpa’s cat-coated house was like deep sea diving and … Continue reading

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