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Growth in the unknown

There’s something to be said about recircling your past. I’ve been successfully semi-running using the Couch to 5K app. I haven’t been running a ton as I’m still easing back into it and am beyond fearful of re-injury, but I’ve … Continue reading

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Walking Boot to 5K

“Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us.” – Hebrews … Continue reading

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Boot-y rockin everywhere

(I write this from 30,000 feet in the air, en route to Los Angeles for a conference. Isn’t technology grand?) I had never had an MRI before. And it’s in these cases that my scientific mind simultaneously irks me and … Continue reading

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UPMC’s Center for Sports Medicine was my destination last week…to finally put a name on this nagging foot pain. Yes, I should have gone earlier, but I am a fine mix of denial and stubbornness. Thanks Mom. I find it … Continue reading

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Where to start? I’ve been quiet on here because I didn’t feel legitimate if I wasn’t running in some capacity. I’ve ignored the nagging intermittent pain in my foot and pressed on. I’ve diversified with swimming and biking and lifting … Continue reading

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Ever since I discovered the OneWord365 movement, I’ve made small commitments to the idea. One year my word was “powerful“, another year my word was “faith.” One of my favorite Christian writers, Sarah Bessey, blogs that the idea of a … Continue reading

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The miles they’ve seen

I bought a new pair of running shoes (Asics Gel Kayanos, as always) the other day, praying they would help with my tendonitis (it’s largely dissipated, but I’m paranoid since it now will always be a hot spot.) The store … Continue reading

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A rainbow of dysfunction

A few weeks ago, I got a massage after probably the most hectic work week I’ve had in a few years (120 final exams to grade, 120 grades to finalize, all school all day co-planned event to end the week, … Continue reading

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Christmas Gift Ideas for Runners

Shameless self-promotion – I sent out a newsletter that included Christmas gift ideas for runners. Check it out if you want some ideas!   Christmas Gift Ideas for Runners

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I am the newest minted member of the super-nice gym near me. I imagine that right now I’m like a kid in a candy store. Oooh, new treadmills! Oooh, a pool! Oooh, a cardio theater! Classes? Sweet. But I’m thankful … Continue reading

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