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I’m a Hero for Real Heroes

I’m a Hero. With a capital H. No, I’m not being egotistical, this is a fact. That’s the name St. Jude gives to those who run on behalf of their charity in events like the Chicago and Boston Marathons. I’m doing Chicago this October, and as of this writing have …

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Mill of Dread

For the first few months of my time as a runner, I only ran on the treadmill. As someone who had a bad history with running, I was afraid to go outside and get stuck somewhere, unable to run anymore. I liked the safety and predictability of running on a …

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Marathon Training Update

So I recently passed day 100 of my marathon training as I prepare for the 2015 Chicago Marathon this October. This is my first marathon, so I thought I’d share a little update as I know there are plenty other first- or never-timers out there who are curious. First and …

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Don’t Fear the Tailor

I had to wear a suit recently. It’s a suit I bought after I had started newbodi.es, and was in pretty good shape. That said, I was 15-20 pounds heavier and a couple of inches wider around the waist than I am now. That’s not to say I was big …

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