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Monthly Archives: April, 2013

That was interesting.

Yesterday’s 12 mile run was ridiculous. We went running around 5pm on Saturday rather than 8am on Sunday, and it was around 70 degrees and the roads/trails were crowded. The … Continue reading

April 29, 2013 · 2 Comments

Inspiration and beloved 800’s.

Since getting into this running blog thing, I’ve developed the mildly addicting habit of reading other running blogs. One of the side effects of reading running blogs is poring over … Continue reading

April 25, 2013 · 2 Comments

20 miles and high spirits.

Training for a marathon for the first time is inevitably filled with a lot of firsts, usually in the form of ‘first time I’ve ever run x┬ámiles’ or ‘first time … Continue reading

April 22, 2013 · 2 Comments

Master’s degree and memories.

This has been an extremely emotional week for everyone. The turmoil in Boston has left the entire nation horrified, and needless to say, there have been some pretty low lows. … Continue reading

April 20, 2013 · 2 Comments

Heartbroken about Boston.

I am so upset about the explosions at the Boston Marathon yesterday, 4/15/13. Anger. Confusion. Fear. Heartbreak. I pray for the victims and their families, and in particular, those people … Continue reading

April 16, 2013 · 2 Comments

Orange creamsicle sherbet.

I live near a Williams Sonoma store. As a graduate student, this is both a blessing and a curse because while it gives me a place to go to get … Continue reading

April 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Impatience: an emotional itch.

Confession: I’m at the point in this training program where I am sick of training and itching to test myself in a real life marathon. In a word, I am … Continue reading

April 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

My heart is too hot again.

In college, I was training for a half marathon and successfully running 1.5 hour runs when bam! I couldn’t run for more than a few minutes before needing to walk. … Continue reading

April 10, 2013 · 2 Comments

Conquering the dreadmill.

This past weekend, I had the pleasure of attending the Graduate Student Topology and Geometry Conference at Notre Dame. Just to clarify, I did not type that sentence with even … Continue reading

April 8, 2013 · 6 Comments

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