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The Journey of Strength and the Obstacle of Comparison

My first true attempts to get stronger didn’t really begin until the end of my sophomore year of college. Before then I was working out, but I was intimidated by the barbell. 511 more words


Day 18: Race Car Driver

If you’re not first, you’re last.

– Ricky Bobby, “Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby”


31 Days Of Halloween

That. Just. Happened. 

Wiping the crust from my eyes after four hours of restless sleep, the knowledge that the sometimes miraculous and sometimes horrific images of last night were, in fact, … 292 more words


A Student Affairs Event Planner's Prayer

Dear Sweet Baby Jesus,

As Physical Facilities spends their day toiling in the muggy heat with annoying little flying bugs swarming in the damp grass, I pray that you give them strength to finish their task and patience to deal with me and my exactly-planned-out map of where every single table should go. 263 more words


How to handle your emotions on the Cubs for the next 36 games

81-45. 13½ game lead in the NL Central. 18-4 in the month of August, including an 11-game win streak to start the month. The potential MVP, Cy Young, and manager of the year all on the same team. 786 more words


"If You're Not First, You're Last" - Ricky Bobby

Once again Piers Morgan has caused quite a stir on twitter as he has hit out at athletes celebrating a bronze or silver medal as if they have won gold. 1,182 more words