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It must be something to do with the time of year. Maybe, it’s waking up and it already being light outside, or the going home from work at night and having time to walk on the beach before dark. 1,358 more words


Meeting Men in the Wild: Behavioral Science to the Rescue

I’m taking a cue from the behavioral sciences to increase my comfort level with going to bars solo to meet men.

Join me in some… 479 more words


Christmas is always a touchy time for a lot of people. There’s so much hype, hustle, and anticipation for one day.

In our family, that’s no exception. 852 more words

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*Disclaimer: Every body reacts to medication differently. What works for me, will not automatically work for you. I encourage you to find a doctor that you trust and work diligently with them to find medication that will help you be your best.

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Confusion and delusion

After the second marathon, my brain started plying tricks on me.

It told me that I no longer deserved food because I wasn’t logging the same amount of miles anymore. 601 more words

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The follow up

I continued running in the months following my first marathon. I joined the swim team my freshmen year of high school as a mode of cross training, and found that nothing really satisfies the way running does. 380 more words

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Going the distance

There is magic in misery. Just ask any runner. -Dean Karnazes

I started running when I was 13 years old. It was the spring of 7th grade when I was beginning to realize how much I sucked at sports.

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