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Do What You Can Do

March 12, 2015

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Why do I run?  I ask myself this question all of the time. I wonder how it enriches my life, especially when I don’t feel like running.  I wonder what the point is when my knees hurt or I’m exhausted from pushing myself too hard.  I think about the fatigue.  I think about the mental […]

It’s Hard to Say Goodbye

April 17, 2012

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In Memory of Brenda Ramsey (A wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, and friend) It was almost two weeks ago that Rachel’s mom (Brenda), my mother-in-law, passed away after battling ALS (Lou Gehrig ’s disease) for just over two and a half years.  When Brenda was first diagnosed with this horrible disease she was informed that a […]

Our First Full Marathon: A Cautionary Tale

November 15, 2011

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I would love to tell you that running our first full marathon was easy.  I would love to say that when we reached mile 25 we knew we were going to finish.  I would even love to say the weather was perfect.  But, I can’t say any of that.  What I can say is that […]