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Tweet Every race I have trained for has taught me something new about myself. How I approach training, how I think about the race, how I react after – there’s a lot of self-knowledge to be gained in running long distances. Some of it’s profound, some of it’s not at all. The most important thing

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Published on August 6, 2012, by meg in Book review, Diet, Food, real life.

Tweet I’ve talked a little bit about my Hashimoto’s thyroiditis diagnosis before, but aside from annual visits to the endocrinologist to check my hormone levels and make sure the nodules aren’t growing explosively, I haven’t really thought much about it until recently. An acquaintance on Facebook was recently diagnosed with thyroid cancer and Hashi’s, and

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Tweet I have issues with doing things the way I’m supposed to. Whether it’s “tweaking” a training plan until it’s unrecognizable or refusing to take more than 12 hours of classes a semester in college (I took summer classes! It worked for me!), I’m used to going my own way. Sometimes people don’t quite get

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Tweet I took a week off of blogging last week (obviously) because my brain needed a break. I took the week before off of running because my body needed a break. I was exhausted all the time, so I focused on meditating and getting good sleep. I was able to start running again this week

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Tweet I had an entirely different post planned for today. I’m putting it off until Thursday because I realized I had something that I just absolutely had to say. I try never, ever to be a whiner on social media. I mean, I try in real life as well, but I succeed less often. Plus,

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