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An Essay, Or Something, About Love and Acceptance

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Share: I haven’t articulated any thoughts or opinions about what happened in Orlando this past weekend because really truly, the only word that I can think to describe it is horrific. What I am going to comment on though…

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Must-Haves for Distance Runners

Fitness, Living

Share: It’s a little ironic that as an adult, I voluntarily run half marathons and long distances. I voluntarily wake up, sometimes before 6:00 a.m. while on vacation, to run a half marathon. This year, I’ve committed to run…

Motivation and Half Marathon Training

Fitness, Living

Share: Two and a half years ago, I ran a half marathon for the first time. Throughout my twenties, I had watched my cousins, friends and colleagues train for half marathons and marathons around the world and thought that…

Luck Is Everywhere: 4/4 Day of Luck

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Share:This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Illinois Lottery for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. In high school, I had a science teacher who used to say, “luck is more important than talent,…