Monthly Archives: April 2010

Profile of a Nutcase: 3 Days Pre-Marathon

Here we are on marathon Eve-Eve-Eve.  This silly little race is occupying most of my thoughts, and some of my actions as well. Here’s what I’ve been up to: 1.  Stretching Compulsively.  At home, at work, you name it.  And … Continue reading

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Small, Small World

This world is much too small. Let’s suppose you are subbing on a soccer team for the first time.  Your standard conversation-with-athletic-strangers goes fairly normally, and after disclosing that you ran at a small university where all of the athletes know each … Continue reading

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Shifting Gears

If you know me in real life – or happened to read the other blog that I abandoned due to my growing sentiment that suburban life is kind of lame – you know the beginning of this story already.  And … Continue reading

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Two Weeks Out!

Two weeks until the marathon. Actually, two weeks from now, I will be back in the homeland with a medal around my neck.  In theory. I’m starting to get excited, and nervous, and all of those wonderful things that come … Continue reading

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Toughing it Out

Some days, it’s tough to get out the door. Those days are no fun. There are other days that are completely different. Days when the sun is shining, and you want nothing more than to get outside and take a … Continue reading

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