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Today I learned—much like dialing 911—running on a treadmill is to be done in emergencies only. Ironic it may be but laziness found me at the gym tonight. It was dark out and I have been putting off my purchase of reflective gear for weeks. However it happened in a way I’m glad it did. […]

On Being Old


I turned 30 a few days ago. I don’t feel any older; mostly I’ve been wondering if my auto premiums are going to be reduced. At milestone birthdays like this people often worry about their futures and where they’re going in their lives. Instead, tonight I find myself thinking about where I’ve come from. I know […]

Will there ever be a better day for running than today? I’m a complete baby about running weather. Being new to running outdoors I’ve never attempted it in the rain but it’s a fact of life here in the Pacific Northwest. So I’m going to have to somehow get over myself, put on a damn […]

It’s been so long since I visited my own blog I not only forgot my password I also forgot my username. But about a week ago my dear friend Paige mentioned to me that I need to start typing my bizarre feelings about running instead of just thinking them (not her words; she’s far too […]

One of my biggest problems has been an inability to successfully adjust when something comes up that “pre-empts” my intended workout. Last-minute tickets to a basketball game? Of course I can skip the gym! Meeting up to plan a bachelorette party? You bet—I didn’t really need to run today. And naturally, instead of going to […]