Category Archives: Goals

My Leg Muscles are Beginning to Resemble Cast Members From the Jersey Shore

So, I’ve been running faster lately. I’ve been running with one of my friends a couple nights a week, and last week one of our runs turned rather competitive we weren’t quite racing, but we were definitely cruisin,’ averaging about … Continue reading

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Sometimes, Momentous Occasions are Interrupted by a Guy Who Looks Kind of Like Hulk Hogan: A Race Report on My First Post-Lupus 5k

I turned into the chute, pumping my arms and gasping. On either side of me, there was a cheering crowd spread along the metal dividers. The noise and energy was incredible. I’d paced myself well, and I was just running … Continue reading

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“Time went on, I started noticing weight loss…”

Once again, no update for awhile. This time I have no excuse aside from laziness. haha. Anyhoo, things are going great. I saw a nutritionist, and I’ve lost 25 pounds or so thanks to her plan. It’s really simple: 1/2 of … Continue reading

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Barefooting it and Refocusing the Goals

here’s a quick and dirty (emphasis on the dirty part) rundown of the last couple days of training. On Sunday, I ran about a quarter mile barefoot, then about a mile and a half in vibrams. This was my longest … Continue reading

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GOOOOOOOAAAAAAL…S?

It’s well-known in sports psychology that having a specific set of realistic and detailed goals helps improve athletic importance by giving the athlete something tangible to work towards. With that in mind, I decided to write out a few of … Continue reading

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