Category Archives: Fitness

The People I Meet On My Runs

Getting back into shape wasn’t the only reason I took up running, Modern Philosophers. I was hoping it would make me more social and help me to meet new people.  I have no problem diagnosing myself as a socially awkward … Continue reading

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I’m The Gingerbread Man!

I am the Gingerbread Man, Modern Philosophers! As in “You can’t catch me ’cause…” I’m participating in a Wellness Competition on the Virgin Pulse app.  Today is Day 14 of 15, and thus far, I am in the lead with … Continue reading

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Know Your Limits, And Then Push Them

I’m participating in another Wellness Challenge on the Virgin Pulse app, Modern Philosophers. If you recall, I won the Individual Title of the last Wellness Challenge by doing 30,000 steps a day for fifteen consecutive days. I swore to myself … Continue reading

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The Not So Magnificent Seven

Sometimes, the road rises up to kick my ass, Modern Philosophers. It seems that today is one such day. When that happens, I guess it becomes a matter of how I respond to that challenge. It has been incredibly windy … Continue reading

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Why Do I Keep Running?

The other day, someone asked me why I keep running, Modern Philosophers. I immediately realized that was a great philosophical question to tackle on the blog, but I wanted to give it some thought first. The more I pondered the … Continue reading

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Strangers Say The Strangest Things

I don’t know about you, but I was raised to never talk to strangers, Modern Philosophers. This is a philosophy that has kept me from being kidnapped and murdered over the years, but I also know there are times when … Continue reading

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The Morning I Went For Two Runs

I went for two runs this morning, Modern Philosophers. That wasn’t at all the plan, of course, but that’s what happens when Mother Nature decides to get involved in my fitness routine. When I left The House on the Hill … Continue reading

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