Category Archives: Injuries & Health

Life in 2016

As 2016 drew to a close, I was a little surprised how many people on social media (and elsewhere) went out of their way to throw rotten fruit at the year on its way out. Of course there‚Äôs a long … Continue reading

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The Natural Order of Things

“Once there was a shop owner who wanted a sign to put up in front of his shop to bring him good luck and many customers. He went to a Zen monk, and asked the monk to write a sign … Continue reading

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The Other Side

It’s a beautiful afternoon, sunny and warm but not too humid. My legs are feeling pretty good, and I’m not aware of any obvious issues to dim the prospect of a lovely run on the trails. All things considered, I … Continue reading

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Moving Day

On Saturday I helped some friends move from their small apartment in Watertown, Mass. to a much more spacious apartment in Acton. Although the old apartment, located on the first floor of a two-story house near Watertown Square, appeared compact … Continue reading

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Tanzania – Epilogue: My Own Worst Enemy

The end of my Tanzania story is the beginning of a different story. I’m not especially eager to relate the events that followed our return from Africa, because for weeks I repeatedly acted like a stubborn idiot. Reading my own … Continue reading

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Stress Test

“This is cool,” I keep saying to myself. “This is really cool.” It’s Friday morning, and I’ve skipped work to be here, standing half-naked amidst hundreds of thousands of dollars’ worth of medical test equipment, with electrodes affixed to my … Continue reading

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Race Report: Bernie’s Run 3M

Along with several teammates from CSU, I headed to Dedham last Sunday, Oct. 4th for “Bernie’s Run,” the fifth race of the six-race New England Runner Pub Series. Even with a leisurely 11:30 a.m. start time, the morning felt early. … Continue reading

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