Category Archives: Fitness

Searching For Motivation In The Snow

My love/hate relationship with running has taken on an “I think we should see other people” status recently, Modern Philosophers. Winter is always a difficult time to stay motivated with my running program.  I always used to take winters off, … Continue reading

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Running To Stay Warm

Maine is on a different schedule from the rest of the country when it comes to the dog days of winter, Modern Philosophers. The 182 Days of Terror, otherwise known as Winter in Maine, began forty days ago on October … Continue reading

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Run Like You’re An Hour Younger

Did you remember to turn back the clocks, Modern Philosophers? While I’ve never been a fan of this state mandated form of time travel, I really don’t have much to do to comply with it.  All the clocks in my … Continue reading

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Putting My Running Injury In Check

My slow, boring spiral into a life as a couch potato nearly drove me to madness, Modern Philosophers! I’m the first to admit that running isn’t my favorite activity.  However, when I had it taken away from me by my … Continue reading

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One Foot Equals Two Tons Of Anguish

I’ve always been good with numbers, units of measurement, and conversions, Modern Philosophers.  That’s why I’m so proud to announce that I’ve come up with a new unit and conversion. I’m calling it the Monkey Boy Metric, in honor or … Continue reading

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Tearing Up The Road Less Traveled

I love waking up to the sound of rain, Modern Philosophers.  It’s especially enjoyable on mornings when I don’t have to get up to go to work. This morning, I pulled on the covers, turned towards the bedroom window, and … Continue reading

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Could We Just Get Some Water?

I know there is a famous saying about not being able to fight City Hall, Modern Philosophers, but one should be able to  make a reasonable request of those in the building, right? After all, my tax dollars do pay … Continue reading

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