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The Virginia 24 hour run for cancer: Great race, bad word choice

After years of considering, pondering, daydreaming and fantasizing, last year I finally decided to go big and run 100 miles. The reasons compelling me to do this are varied and worthy of being written down (at least they seem so to me) and they’ll get their due attention in another blog post. 1,692 more words


Tips on foot blisters. Yes tasty blisters. yummy.

The blister is most probably going to be my best friend when I set off on my walk. There is only so much preparation I can do for the dreaded blister. 291 more words


I Hate Cancer. And You Can Tell It I Said So!

Not even a day after my last blog post, I was put to the test in finding joy.  I received a phone call that felt like a punch in the gut.  881 more words

How to take dicks and guitar-thumb blisters and turn them into a B- joke.

I can feel my pulse in my “guitar-thumb” blister.

It’s a good thing that I don’t want to get an erection because there is NO blood going to that thing…


3 Helpful Tips On Taping Blisters and Hotspots While In The Backcountry

Nothing makes your days shorter than foot pain….at least that what the boot salesmen say but I think most anyone would agree.  So what do you do when you feet start to fail in the backcountry?  Sage Clegg has some suggestions.


Stand Firm

“Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.”
-Abraham Lincoln

Becky Erickson wrote:
By the way how are your feet? Everyone here is very concerned about this.

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HOD - 1-28-15 - Weighty Wednesdays

It’s Wednesday, Weighty Wednesdays, which means I performed some form of weight training. I decided to work with my kettlebells. I switched up my routine from last week and went with a new, more dynamic set of exercises. 322 more words