Meditation on Injury

I've now taken my first toddling steps toward running again. It's painfully slow, but luckily not physically painful. At the end of the day, this experience, this injury - it's incredibly humbling. I think of the hours and the miles, the time and energy and sweat and tears and years now that I've put into... Continue Reading →


Getting to Know Myself with Yoga

As I mentioned previously, perhaps the one upside to my stress fracture has been an increased focus on my yoga practice. I have gone from practicing two or three days a week to more like five or six. As I go to the mat day after day, the thing that has struck me most is... Continue Reading →

Stops and Starts

Throughout the first several months of the year, I had a nagging pain in my shin. I'm no stranger to shin splints - they plagued me terribly when I first started running, and I had a hard time believing that there would ever be a time where they weren't my constant companion. However, the longer... Continue Reading →

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