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Slow but Steady

“26.2 miles didn’t seem all that long. If you’re in a car, it’s just a few exits down the interstate. But in road-weary Brooks, it’s, well, 26.2 miles. One step after another. Right, left, right, left.” You can read the … Continue reading

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Big

Two weeks ago, I lost nine pounds. Last week, I gained eight of them back. This is not a new story in my anthology. I have always been Oprah-esque in my ability to lose and gain, to rinse and repeat. … Continue reading

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Marathon Hearts

I finished my first marathon two years ago. 26.2 miles is a long distance. It’s not to be taken lightly. I trained faithfully for months. I woke in the black, early-morning hours and queued my playlist. I dedicated my weekends … Continue reading

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