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The Rundown: What’s Age Got to do With It?

The Rundown: What’s Age Got to do With It?

Apparently, everything. Age is such a gigantic factor in my life right now. I want to be younger so I can run faster and also know wtf these kids I'm in graduate school with are talking about. My kids want to be 18 so they can live alone and watch "Stranger Things" on...

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The Cannabis Experiment

The Cannabis Experiment

It should not be too shocking to read that I'm experimenting with cannabis. I'm desperately trying to find something that will suppress my amygdala when flying and keep my anxiety, and the accompanying panic attacks, at bay. And I also just want to get high sometimes....

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The Rundown: See Ya, Summer!

The Rundown: See Ya, Summer!

Sorry summer but don't let the door hit you on the way out! Time's up. Please go. That's right, I live in the Northeast and I'm very much looking forward to fall and winter, my two favorite times of the year. Here's why... Running around the University of Connecticut...

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The Rundown: 4 Vacations and A Funeral

The Rundown: 4 Vacations and A Funeral

Although I did not actually have four vacations, it felt like I did since I've had about four weeks off from posting here. Unfortunately, the funeral was very real and came at the worst possible time for me, and obviously, the deceased. Let's catch up, shall we? Just...

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The Rundown – You Can’t Get There From Here

The Rundown – You Can’t Get There From Here

"You can't get there from here" is a theme in New England in general and Maine in particular. My family and I never planned on spending six days in Portland, Maine but it ended up being a great adventure. Sometimes the best things are unplanned, something I don't...

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The Rundown – Back to My Running Roots

The Rundown – Back to My Running Roots

It's July 1st and I only just put my bike rack on my car. I competed in one devastating duathlon and deferred my half ironman to 2020. I have nothing but running races on my calendar (100 mile relay + half marathon) for the foreseeable future and it's exactly what I...

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The Rundown – Getting Schooled

The Rundown – Getting Schooled

It's been a beat since I wrote a rundown and in the time between I have been getting schooled! Not just by starting my first official class of my master's degree in clinical mental health counseling, but in so many other ways. Also, my hair is getting grey-er... WEEK...

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The Rundown – Pain + Suffering

The Rundown – Pain + Suffering

There is a difference you know...or maybe you don't? I had a lightbulb moment myself when reading Lori Gottlieb's Maybe You Should Talk to Someone? When the author and therapist found herself on the opposite side of a professional's couch after a horrible break-up,...

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