Tag Archives: motivation

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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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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Body Double

Jack really hated running. In fact, the only thing he hated more than running was going to work, but at the moment, he wished he were at the office. Anything to not be out on the road, sweating like a … Continue reading

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Up Early, Out Further

I woke up well before my alarm went off this morning, Modern Philosophers.  I could have rolled over, and gotten more sleep, but I decided to go in another direction. Namely, a couple of miles due east of The House … Continue reading

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What Runners Do

I’m sure we all have those Groundhog Day moments, Modern Philosophers, when we wake up and are certain we are just living the same moment over again. Ths French call it deja vu, but in America, we always go with … Continue reading

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The Friday Freedom Dance

Happy Friday, Modern Philosophers! I’ve never been much of a dancer. That might have something to do with the fact that I’m an awkward klutz with absolutely no sense of rhythm, or it could be related to that “incident” at … Continue reading

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My New Year’s Fight Club Resolution

Everyone knows the first rule of Fight Club, Modern Philosophers. I don’t want to get anyone into trouble, so we won’t discuss it any further.  However, I’m wondering why that same rule shouldn’t be used for New Year’s resolutions. After … 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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