Monthly Archives: November 2017

actually, i prefer pie. thanks.

This is EXACTLY how i’ve always thought of myself. Validation from the medical community is jut the icing on the cake. Now i want cake. Please don’t tell the medical community.

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things i didn’t know

Things I learned this week: You can have a turkey trot on a day other than Thanksgiving. How is that even legal? Charlie Rose is a bad man. Crushed. The important running number isn’t your heart rate, it’s your blood … Continue reading

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things i wish i had said, part 72

“When you retire from being a pro runner after 12 years, you will be surprised at what ends up being most valuable to you. Your medals will be in a box somewhere, and you’ll never look at them. Your proudest … Continue reading

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my conversation with the cardiologist

cardiologist: Why are you here? me: I want to know if it’s OK to run. cardiologist: blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah … Continue reading

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finish lines

They say timing is everything. But really, it’s not. It’s all about finishing. I’ve just completed Round 1 in the Year of Fleshman©. It was a course on the canal that I ran once in a previous life. Out and … Continue reading

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conversations with char, part 1

me: Here’s your mail. You got more greeting cards today than I’ve gotten in my entire life. char: That’s because you don’t have any friends. note to self: Char is mean. Don’t send her a greeting card.

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the day i stopped caring

I’d love to change the world But I don’t know what to do So I’ll leave it up to you — the prophet alvin lee — Halfway through the set, I realized the problem with Ani. She wasn’t able to … Continue reading

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