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This morning I was awakened to the dreaded sounds of Anson’s sleepy voice announcing:

“Mama, I peed the bed.”

Instantly half-alert, I hopped out of bed and met Anson in the bathroom to disrobe him, clean his little buns so he wouldn’t be pee-itchy, and then head to his room to strip the sheets. 233 more words


Sex ist streng verboten in Parliament.

After our PM, Herr Malcolm Turnbull forbade sex between parliamentarians and staffers, the country has become eerily silent. People are now seen huddled together on street corners and many chemist shops in Canberra  have put up steel shutters. 356 more words

Gerard Oosterman

First Mumbai Marathon

A couple of years ago, when I begun running again, the enthusiasm of running had set up a little dream of owning the credential of the full marathon on my wall. 2,096 more words

Week 4 of 30

My finally week before the training plan officially starts, so this week I’ve done my magic mile 

I’ve always been slightly dubious on the magic mile theory, since I seem to have one speed slow, so my magic mile time is slow, but since this time I am sticking to the plan I will try and keep my long run slow. 491 more words

Jeff Galloway

Engineering the Unexpected #3: When Failure is a Success

I’ve talked here and elsewhere about various bike trips I’ve made – a couple of trips to Montreal for the Friends for Life Bike Rally… 1,375 more words


The Anatomy of a Runner: the Wall

Hitting the Wall: In endurance sports such as cycling and running, hitting the wall or the bonk is a condition of sudden fatigue and loss of energy which is caused by the depletion of glycogen stores in the liver and muscles. 3,128 more words

Running & Training

Daily Chase: Vol. 75

I’m currently sitting on our front porch, enjoying a cold drink, and loving the cool breeze and comfortable temperature. I’ve spent a good majority of my time out here this weekend, and it’s been the perfect opportunity to relax, catch up on some reading, and bask in what I hope is not a short-lived spring/early summer season. 645 more words