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Training for my first marathon

#thatswhathesaid

Last week I posted about street harassment, PTSD, and the bystander effect. I was feeling pretty empowered until about 12 hours later when I attempted to go to the gym again. I had the day off on Friday so I … Continue reading

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PTSD/anxiety/The Bystander Effect

Today you’re getting a crash course in social psychology. I work out 5-6 days a week. On 100% of those days I wear compression shorts or capri pants. Yes, they’re made of spandex. My house is a half mile from … Continue reading

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When you wish upon a star…

I am officially registered for the Disney Princess Half Marathon in Orlando. I did this race 2 years ago, and missed it last year because it sold out faster than a Justin Bieber concert. This year, the race sold out … Continue reading

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Drinking water is harder than it looks

There’s a great new cartoon about marathon running featured on theoatmeal.com. I highly recommend checking it out. One of the many topics in the cartoon is the dreaded water stop. Water stops can be tricky because if you actually stop, … Continue reading

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Race Wrap Up- Tour De Cure

OK, to be fair- the TourDeCure is not a race. It’s a tour. BUT I still rode 106 miles, so give me a little credit. We started out slow on Sunday, when Josh learned the importance of keeping jumper cables … Continue reading

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Close Encounters- sexual harassment on the Washington Old Dominion Trail

This Sunday I’ll be riding the Reston Tour De Cure 108 mile century ride to raise money for the American Diabetes Association. I’m still shy of my fundraising goal, so any (tax deductible) contributions (even $5) would be a great … Continue reading

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Everyone wants to see more pictures of Tim

Last week I posted that I am riding a century ride (108 mile bike ride). The ride is the Tour de Cure, which is sponsored by the American Diabetes Association. I have to raise $250 to participate, so I posted … Continue reading

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