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Random Thoughts on a Friday Morning

Random Thoughts on a Friday Morning

I have a lot of thoughts tjat pop up randomly, some may not be as interesting to a reader. But they are my thoughts, my blog and my goal of just to keep writing until the act of writing becomes familiar and I can overcome writer’s block. I may not have as many readers as before, but I will be doing something I love – putting in what is in my heart into words.

Injured Runner Alert – a saga of freak injuries

Injured Runner Alert – a saga of freak injuries

Ever since the Teardrop Half Marathon on April 28th, I’ve been jinxed with one injury after another. At first it was patella tendinitis diagnosed 4 days after the race, probably caused by quads not being strong enough to support the impact the knees took at the downhill of ~2000+ ft in 7 miles. Once I went through PT and healed from that in 3 weeks, it was a freak incident of a meniscus pinch as I was putting my kids…

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What is Running Love?

What is Running Love?

For some reason, maybe because it was the weekend of Valentine’s day, these lines were stuck in my head. It is a sonnet by Shakespeare made more famous by the Emma Thompson/Kate Winslet adaption of Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility.  One of my favorite poems about love is a sonnet by Shakespeare made more famous by the Emma Thompson/Kate Winslet adaption of Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility.  “Love is not love Which alters when it alteration finds, Or bends with the…

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Goodbye, Dear Shannon

Goodbye, Dear Shannon

[This is not my usual fitness post, but something that I wanted to write for a friend.] You did not go gentle into that good night, You burnt and raved at close of day; You raged, and raged against the dying of the light. And yet, here you are, saying goodbye to your little boys, having raged the war and lost. Your life started and will end as the universe deems but your soul will live on. Did you get to hug your…

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