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What I LOVE About Running at Near-Zero Temperatures

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I loathe running with all my desperately pumping heart, but decided now was the time to learn to love it: dead of winter, 2017. And this is what I ended up loving about it.

Apparently I Can’t Be *Properly* Proud of Myself Yet

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After REALLY rocking it for more than two months to get myself healthy and into awesome shape, it was pointed out why I can't yet be "properly" proud of myself...

My Official Before & After Photos – #FindMyself60

As promised, here are the official before & after photos from my 60 Day Challenge, completing Insanity, eating awesomely, and finding myself once more...

#FindMyself60 Challenge – Day 50

I'm 50 days into my 60 day "Find Myself" challenge. Today I woke up and had an awesome victory. Now to finish off this challenge strong...

#FindMyself60 Challenge – Day 28

On a well-mapped out 60-day plan to somehow find my old awesome self again, a lot has certainly happened in the first four weeks. Here's the latest.

An Overly Weird Motivation to Keep Going

That's my pal, Emily. She and I started Insanity on Monday together, and we came up with a *really* weird motivation to make sure we never miss a single day...

A Letter to My 67 (Hopefully Thawed) Mudder Teammates…

As the moment approached when I would have to stand up and lead such a big team, life was delivering chaos. This is what you didn't know, and what I learned...

Our SDLHC Tough Mudder (Yes, Another One!) in Pictures

I won't be blogging about the entire Tough Mudder that just took place. Instead, I'm going to share these powerful and incredible photos that came out of it...

A Friend No Longer Worth Knowing

I have this friend. Well, *had* this friend. A close friend. And it's time I say goodbye to this man who has done nothing but hold me back and bring me down...

Muddy. Depleted. Weakened. Triumphant. And Smiling.

The final chapter of our SDLHC Tough Mudder Story...

Humaning is Strange, Indeed.

I hope I may leave the story of my team today and share with you three personal moments when some of the ugly ghosts of my past showed up during Tough Mudder...

The Mud Mile Miracle

What happened at the Mud Mile during Tough Mudder was unexpected and would soon be referred to by my teammates as "The Mud Mile Miracle."

Defeating Defeated

In a state of defeat and discouragement for how Tough Mudder ended for me, this is what my girlfriend did to help me put things into major perspective...

Defeated

I don't know much of what happened at Tough Mudder after I finally just... lost it. My mind went. My body went. And I lost it. Here's the end of that story...

When Things Started Going Really Wrong

Things really started spiraling out of control after those first few miles. And I started making more mistakes which would put me in a dangerous situation...

This Was Not How It was Supposed to End

Hyperventilation, shock, dangerous electrolyte imbalance, and hypothermia. I flew to England expecting my next Tough Mudder to end SO much differently...

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After sorting through thousands of weird confessions, it seems nearly the entire human population shares some of these most bizarre and dirty secrets...

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If You Took a Hundred Scientists & Twenty Mathematicians…

Today I wrote a poem for and about all my ridiculous friends whom I love so much. I often look around at my groups of friends and think, "THIS MAKES NO SENSE!"

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