Tag Archives: Running

Getting Started

I truly believe that an active, healthy lifestyle is critical to a happier and more fulfilling life. That’s for everyone. For a diabetic the benefits can be much more immediate and much less philosophical. Even after a short walk you … Continue reading

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Why we run.

I have a good friend named Ed. While both of us are fairly healthy, active people we go about it in very different ways. Ed is a power lifter. When I try and imagine lifting the absurd amounts of weight … Continue reading

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Trails.

First things first: Go Watch This Right Now. I love running. I’ll run nearly anywhere. I’ve even mentioned before how much I enjoy running through new cities as a way to see them. That having been said, I find myself … Continue reading

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Better Than Naked

Okay okay… Get your mind out of the gutter. I am of course referring to the Better Than Naked line of apparel from The North Face. Specifically in this case, to their running shorts. I should start by saying that … Continue reading

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Knowing Better

I really should have known better. I did know better, and it still happened. The other day after work I met up with some friends for a really interesting event in which we learned about off-flavors in beer and how … Continue reading

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Treadmill.

When I’m traveling for my work I find running to be either one of my favorite parts of the trip or a chore to be slogged through. Typically this distinction is made based on where and when I’m able to … Continue reading

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30 Degrees.

Today in this part of the world it was 75 degrees F. For comparison, when I ran Sunday morning it was 45. I’m always a little stiff after a day off, but today was brutal. My legs were a little … Continue reading

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Exercise.

There was a very nice comment left the other day by DiabeticallyYours in which she mentioned that she wishes she had my strength. I think she’s underestimating herself. I run to stay fit, because I’m results oriented and like the … Continue reading

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Support.

I mentioned the other day that I would write more about Insulindependence, so here it is. But first some backstory: About a year ago I started feeling, well, bad. There really isn’t a better word to describe it, as I … Continue reading

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Srsly.

A friend sent me an email with that subject heading. Do you suppose someone stole all his vowels? Maybe he has magically transformed into a teenage girl? So I changed my infusion set just before lunch, and I’m a bit … Continue reading

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