Tag Archives: Observations

Infect Others with Positivity

Recently, while waiting at a doctor’s appointment, I talked with another patient.  She inquired about the newbodi.es logo I had on my shirt and iPad (I was reading The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor). She shared that was is a personal trainer, so we talked about what we do to help …

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Cheating Too Often -> Cheating Too Often

Before my hernia surgery this summer, I was extremely good about cheating only one day a week.  I went ‘off the wagon’ during my recovery, and had things like fruit and bread for a couple of weeks.  Since then, I’ve kept fruit in my diet (not much, but at least …

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Collateral Benefits of Running Outside

I struggled with calling this post “Collateral Damage of Running Outside”, but I’m trying to take a positive view on it lead to framing this as benefits.  And that is a fair characterization rather than just trying to be all smiley and rainbows about pain. What’s the beneficial damage?  Blisters.  …

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Atrophy from a 2.5 Month Hiatus from Running

I just did my second run since having to stop before my hernia surgery about 2.5 months ago.  I thought it would be interesting to share the areas of atrophy I’ve noticed – including some unexpected ones that may not qualify for atrophy in the medical sense so much as …

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If you’re not fit, you mustn’t quit

Ok, that’s a bad twist on the “If they don’t fit, you must acquit” line from the OJ Simpson murder trial, but the point is still valid. Results can take time, so you can’t walk away too quickly if you aren’t seeing what you ultimately want yet after a week …

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