Monthly Archives: February 2014

Diversify Your Life

As a lifelong runner, I have always relied on a long, soaking run for balance and energy, but since my injury three months ago I’m forced to look elsewhere. I got to thinking about where runners who are injured or non-runners go for … Continue reading

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The Other Side

“Writing is so difficult that I often feel that writers, having had their hell on earth, will escape all punishment hereafter.” – Jessamyn West It is human nature to be comfortable with the familiar, the routine. The unknown creates unsettledness … Continue reading

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Damage & Recovery

“That which does not kill us makes us stronger.” – Friedrich Nietzsche It’s been eight weeks since my last run, the longest absence from the activity that has driven me since childhood. Running has balanced me, relieved my stress and kept … Continue reading

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