Songs for Inspiration (1

I’ve loved music my entire life, so much that I even composed and recorded music at one point. Like many people, I have some songs that have stuck with me and inspired me over the years. I’d like to share some of those with you, along with my favorite lines from those songs, in my […]

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PhD Interviews (aka my short break from running)

Well, the day finally arrived. Friday was my interview for a PhD program that would allow me to become a fully licensed psychologist. Needless to say, last week was both stressful and exciting. With my nerves at an all time high and the temperature dropping lower and lower, I didn’t get much running in. Instead, […]

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The Pros and Cons of Running Alone

Yesterday was a pretty nice day out – sunny, no clouds or wind, and it was actually above 40 degrees! It was great weather for a run, and I asked my fiance to come with me. I love running with my fiance. He’s extremely encouraging, funny, and patient. He’s the best cheerleader anyone could ask […]

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Reblog – 7 Quick Ways to Take Control of Your Life Today (1 min read)

An awesome and quick read. Number 3 was an especially good reminder, since I often hope that everyone will like me and I can get sad when that doesn’t happen. A while ago I started to realize – there’s billions of people on this planet! Not all of them have to like me for me […]

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I could probably run faster. But I won’t. Here’s why.

Unlike most people, I’ve been offered a “shortcut” to making exercise easier. I have the option to go from being out of breath 80% of the time to being more like other people my age (you know, the 24 year olds who aren’t winded by a single flight of stairs). And it would happen almost […]

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Red faced, fast pace

Woohoo! Today the average pace of my whole session was about a minute less than normal! I went 2.84 miles in 47:40 minutes, for an average pace of 16’45”. 

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Adjusting expectations (Yesterday’s run)

Yesterday’s run was a little disheartening. It was the second time I was shooting to run 2 minute intervals, and I thought it would happen this time because the gale force winds in my town have finally subsided. Unfortunately, that just wasn’t in the cards.

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