10 Years. Seemingly Gone At The Drop Of A Hat.

My 10 year reunion is this year. 10 years. It feels like 5 minutes. Clear as day are memories of times when my biggest concerns were simple: how big of a cookie could I get mom to buy me at the Paynesville bakery, how much time would my brother and I have to snorkel at…
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Define "runner"

How do you define a runner? Is it their gear? Their 10K time? Is it judged by the furthest distance run, or the number of races completed? Or, are only the ones who flirt with being addicted considered true runners? You know – those who love it, have a compiled list of personal records and talk…
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A More Colorful Kind Of Love

It’s Valentine’s Day again and I’m still wondering whether we’ll ever do away with this silly holiday. As I’ve ranted about in previous blogs, this day forces men to show their love in the form of a $100 flower arrangement (which in many cases still isn’t “enough”).  Couples desperately make reservations and fight crowds to eat an…
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Exercise Your Heart

Sundays must be designated as kid day at Family Wellness. They’re everywhere. Little boys and girls run around inside the facility – finding anything to make it their playground. They bounce on Bosu balls, mimic parents and other adults in their exercises, and get creative with stretchy bands. I’ve only come to notice this in…
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The Latest Approach From A Season Sufferer

I hate winter. Really I do. And I’m not the only one who hates it. Face it, winter can be a huge inconvenience. It’s like a giant corn cob stuck up your rear. Super uncomfortable, hard, and a total pain in the butt.  And, when you think it’s about to wither away, it gets nudged…
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