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As soon as I make the decision to finally go, the sun slips behind the cotton ball clouds. Sunshine that promised at least residual warmth has eluded me again. The wind outside whips the dry, multicolored  leaves into mini tornadoes

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Broken Collarbone= Frustration

I know that I am not the first person to break a collarbone. In fact, on the day I went into surgery, the doctor had 3 other collarbone surgeries that morning.  Two others caused by biking accidents, one caused by

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Running (from) Nutrition

Like a fool, I have grand plans to run a marathon in just 5 short weeks. Running a marathon is not the problem.  I crossed that one off my bucket list last year.  The folly is that, like many 2nd

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The Cost of Weight Loss

Something that no one ever warned me of on my weight loss journey was just how outrageously expensive that journey was going to be. Don’t get me wrong; I wouldn’t undo it for anything in the world. However here are

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I’m having one of those nights.  One of those I-want-to-eat-everything-in-sight-especially-if-it-contains-sugar-or-any-form-of-carb nights… In about a week, I will be hitting my two-year motivational anniversary.  Two years ago I finally got tired of being unhappy in my body.  Two years ago, shortly

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What I’m Thankful For

I’m not sure I could come up with a more hackneyed topic to write about on the first night of my Thanksgiving break.  It sounds like a crappy essay topic some dumbass teacher would assign a group of 9th graders

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