Category Archives: Injuries & Health

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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From the Archives: Should You Run When You’re Sick?

[Three weeks into the school year and it seems as though half the students have, or are recovering from, a bad cold. Every campus has its plagues, and ours is no different.  Although I profess no medical knowledge, all the … Continue reading

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There’s another train — there always is

“You may feel you’re done — there’s no such thing; Though you’re standing on your own, your own breath is king. The beginning is now — don’t turn around; Regrets of bad mistakes will only drain you. There’s another train … Continue reading

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