Tag Archives: health

Running Must-Haves [Gear Edition]

If you really think about it, you don’t actually need any kind of gear to run. You could run naked, but you probably shouldn’t. Gear is handy and can enhance your performance (plus it’s unlikely to lead to your arrest), … Continue reading

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Today I Will Do What Others Won’t…

…so tomorrow I can do what others can’t. This has been my motto for the past three months. You see, I have decided to throw myself head-first into ultramarathon training, despite my longest race to date being a half marathon. … Continue reading

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Better, Stronger, Faster

Better, stronger, faster – and healthier. I am all these things today when I compare Present Lora with 2010 Lora. On October 30, 2010 I reached the highest weight of my life. At 5’7″, the scale cruelly read 206 pounds. That … Continue reading

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Things I Wish I Wrote (but didn’t): #002

The HCG Diet: Why It’s Awful – by Mark at Awe Chasm. Most Resonating Line: You cannot trick your body into working a different way. You need to teach it to, and that takes integrity and patience. Maybe if we … Continue reading

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Plateaus: Why They Can Feck Right Off

This has been a very discouraging few weeks for me. I’ve officially lost/gained the same 3-4 pounds for the past three months. Plateau? Probably. Disclaimer: I’m trying to look at the positives, reframe situations, learn from my mistakes/successes, etc… but … Continue reading

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