Mmmmm…. Doritos
February 16, 2009

[This is me around mile 9. I was feeling pretty good and looking forward to the hills.]I did it! I finished the Austin Half Marathon...

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I Have a Confession to Make: Doritos
February 14, 2009

When Dave and I volunteered for the Austin Marathon last year, I worked at the finish line for a while, handing out water. Then I...

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Matt Long
February 14, 2009

Whatever you're doing right now: Stop it! You need to go get a copy of the March 2009 issue of Runner's World.I'm not kidding! Go...

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Thrusters: Dead To Me
February 13, 2009

I've declared open war on thrusters. I don't like them; they don't like me. That's the current way of the world.Thrusters are dead to me.They...

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Heart, Schmart
February 13, 2009

I tend to be Scrooge-y about formal holidays. I prefer regular days that turn into something special.But even I can't be too grumpy about these...

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Free Inspiration… For Free
February 12, 2009

Last February -- hot on the trail of my then-recent commitment to get to goal weight and trying to settle into my relatively new job...

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You May Now Breathe Easy
February 12, 2009

I just got an email from Madewell 1937 ("Real, honest, wear-with-everything clothes for women.") with the subject line: The wait is over... "What a relief!"...

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South Indian Curry
February 11, 2009

I’m a sucker for anything leopard print and any recipe that includes coconut, which sort of explains how this recipe came to be. I'm a...

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The Truth Is…
February 11, 2009

The Runner's World quote o' the day today reminds me of a story Dave likes to tell about Steve Martin.Steve was hosting some awards show...

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CrossFitters Are Crazy
February 10, 2009

God bless 'em.CrossFit Evolution Video

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Sometimes The Workout’s The Only Good Part
February 10, 2009

The corporate overlords are on my last nerve.I spilled my tea.My hair is frizzy.I'm tired.And hungry.I was late for work.I had to call my accountant...

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Push It… Push It Real Good
February 09, 2009

One of the things I like most about physical challenges is what they teach me about the way I think.Last Friday, I had a horrible...

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