Anne Vs The Machine

If you’d been attacked by a lion in second grade and broken your leg and your parents thought you were faking it and made you walk to and from school on your lion-mauled limb for 3 days before finally taking you to the doctor and learning you’d fractured it, it’s conceivable you wouldn’t go outContinue reading “Anne Vs The Machine”

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Santa Claus Is Running to Town

Some people are hard to buy gifts for — the girl who has everything, monks who forgo all possessions, my dad — but don’t worry: runners aren’t one of them. Whether we’re spending 15 miles a week hitting the pavement or 150, us runners tend to go through apparel at a rapid clip, and there’sContinue reading “Santa Claus Is Running to Town”

Saving My Own Skin

Running as a pastime has made me comfortable in my own skin. Unfortunately, my skin itself may not be so comfortable with running. Although running has done excellent things for my overall complexion — from fewer breakouts to better blood flow to decreased signs of aging — all that extra time spent outdoors has oneContinue reading “Saving My Own Skin”

Leaving Your Mark

Hey there, injury prone comrades! Shout if you’ve ever had any of the following sidelining ailments: The one where pain on the underside of the kneecap flares when sitting still or walking down stairs (i.e. runner’s knee) The one where the ligaments along the arch of the foot feel tight and achy (i.e. plantar fasciitis)Continue reading “Leaving Your Mark”

Gear Up

I’ve been off the grid blogwise for three weeks and counting, and I know I’ve left you with all sorts of unanswered questions. I’ll plow through them quickly, as I have something much more important to address. Did we choose to renew our apartment lease? Yes. Did we book our summer trip to Greece? Yes.Continue reading “Gear Up”