Today’s alternative to my usual run

I finally took some time to get outside, and exercise for the first time in about a week. I was going to do my usual run (it’s effective but I don’t particularly like it) when my daughter asked me to take her to the park. I was about to say “No”, and that I wouldn’t […]

The music that helps get me up those hills

I’ve been running for the last two months (not continuously), and I’ve experimented with some sort of audio accompaniment to help pass the time. I started off listening to podcasts, and while this helped me get through more of my podcast backlog, listening to podcasts doesn’t really give me that extra oompf to get up […]

Diabetic for 6 years

Today is the sixth anniversary of my Diabetes diagnosis. I remember the morning I received the news from my doctor. I had gone for blood tests because I was feeling thirsty almost constantly, and I noticed that my vision was a little fuzzy. I discovered that these are two typical symptoms of Diabetes later. At […]

It’s a running thing

Running and movies, all spliced together.

I don't see any quitters here … #Comrades2014

I just saw this brief Twitter exchange between Kojo and Tanya: @TanyaKovarsky Whatever you decide, can always be proud of what you do. Don't need the validation but those of us on sidelines are in awe. — Kojo Baffoe (@kojobaffoe) June 1, 2014 As someone who has only just begun to understand what everyone else […]

Some experiences are so fundamental to the human condition #running

I watched this terrific video, “Focus: Portrait of a Runner“, and I begin to understand why people run and think that I may also embrace running one day. Focus: Portrait of a Runner – Sony F55 from Sean Michael on Vimeo.

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