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Back Again and Tales of (Not) Running

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After reading THIS sentence somewhere on the interwebs, I decided it was time for me to grow out of the rebellious uppercase avoidance phase (see all blog entries prior to this one). This was the pearl: And that is some sort of ambiguity that I wish to avoid. It's been a long while since I […] Read More

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garmin forerunner booboo…

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it wasn't too long after buying my garmin forerunner 201 back in 2005 that the charging pins started to become corroded from sweat. the pins are located under the watch and remain in contact with the skin, getting soaked with sweat during every run. i sweat a lot (as in look-like-i-jumped-in-a-pool kind of sweat) and […] Read More

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bipolar strikes again

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so back in april i was feeling really good (maybe a bit TOO good) and made these ambitious plans to participate in the nanny goat 24-hour race as a walker. then much like what happened for the 9 trails 35 mile in november 2007, the high desert 50k in december 2007 and the avalon 50 […] Read More

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alien on a mission

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from an old journal -- i have no idea what was going on that day... i'm a human experiment. i want to see the purple winged elephants fly and dance because i am one of them. people think that i am a person, but i am an alien on a research mission on this pathetic […] Read More

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i must be crazy... i haven't been running much and today i decided to sign up for the nanny goat 24 hour race. but i can explain: i am planning on walking it. plus, there is no pressure to "finish", no cut-offs, just relaxed running (in my case walking) around a 1-mile loop with aid […] Read More

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reflections on womanhood

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as a child i used to envision myself as a full-bosomed, self-confident adult woman wearing fashionable make-up and a flawless hairdo. today i barely fill an A cup, my best comb has "american airlines" written on it, and my only make-up article is a cover stick (to hide the effects of chronic insomnia) […] Read More

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i’m still around…

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hard to believe that moi, once running coach and ultrarunner extraordinaire, would be doing cartwheels at the thought of hitting 400 miles for the YEAR. the typical excuse, "life got in the way", but the truth is: running has not been a priority for the past year and a half. and that is so because […] Read More

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