Form Over Function

1979's The Jerk

I have meant to write this for a while, and the impetus for doing it is a runner I’d see around my hometown occasionally.  I just saw her the other day, and that reminded me I need to write this piece. In the engineering world, the term “form follows function” …

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A Juicy Week

As I shared in a recent post, I took advantage of being home from work for a couple of weeks and did a juice cleanse over the holiday season. While I shared some thoughts mid-cleanse, I thought I’d bring some more juice-inspired thoughts now that I’m done. I only craved subconsciously Funny …

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2014 By The Numbers

At the end of last year, I did a little round up of stats from my health and fitness tracker spreadsheet, and I thought I’d do the same again this year with the addition of some year-over-year comparison action.  You can get your copy of the spreadsheet here (feel free to adjust it …

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2014 Year in Review

Wow, another year.  Where does the time go?  2015 – can you believe it? And other cliché  lines about how time flies and a year is done. Seriously, though, it’s a great time to look back on what happened, how it happened, and how it sets the stage for greatness going …

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Cleaned14

Clean15

Heading into 2014, I challenged people to cleanse things from their lives that were detracting from their health. By joining the clean14 challenge, I asked folks to share what they would cut from their lives to contribute to increased health, wellness and ultimately happiness. For me, the list was short but …

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Running & Anxiety

I’m a runner. I wasn’t always a runner.  No. When I was a kid, I was overweight, as I’ve shared many times before. I wasn’t just chubby, but full on obese.  As you can imagine, not only did that contribute to my non-runnerness, but it also made me have a …

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Lessons from My 2nd Half Marathon

Every race I do, I tend to write up the lessons I learned from it. I’m not feeling very learned after my last race, though. That’s not a bad thing, and that’s not to say it didn’t enrich me – it did. It’s just that I’m getting so much more …

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