Tag Archives: motivation

On The Sixteenth Day, I Rested

After fifteen consecutive days of running, and collecting over 450,000 steps, I can finally relax and boast that I won the Wellness competition, Modern Philosophers! I can also share that I slept in this morning, have yet to collect 12,000 … Continue reading

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Eye Of The Tiger, Legs Of An Exhausted Cheetah

I’ll never be confused for Rocky Balboa, Modern Philosophers. I’m much taller, I’ve never been in a fight, and I look horrendous in star spangled banner boxing trunks. Plus, no matter how badly your ears lie to you, there is … Continue reading

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The Day After 10

Happy Sunday, Modern Philosophers. Since several of you have been kind enough to ask how I’m doing the day after my ten mile run, I thought I’d throw up a quick bonus post to address the issue. I’m sore. I’m … Continue reading

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Bromancing The Scale

My Saturday posts are often about relationships, Modern Philosophers, but this one has nothing to do with dating. It is, however, about repairing an important friendship that has been estranged for many years.  Of course, I’m talking about my relationship … Continue reading

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May The 4th Mile Be With You!

After months of lollygagging along my running route, Modern Philosophers, I decided to search my feelings and trust the Force. So this morning, I put on my Jedi robe rather than my running toga (I left the lightsaber at home, … Continue reading

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What Makes The Fat Guy Run?

The Other Melissa dropped by The House on the Hill unannounced again last night, Modern Philosophers. This was perfectly fine with me because, unlike my other surprise drop in visitor, aka The Devil, The Other Melissa is quite easy on … Continue reading

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I Am The (Fat, Out of Shape) Running Man

My name is Austin, and I have a running problem! That’s right, Modern Philosophers, after boring you to tears with a solid five months of running and fitness posts last year, the posts simply stopped. Just like they always do … Continue reading

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