Baffled

When I was growing up my mom made clear three things that she wanted me to do: Learn Spanish. Stop drinking so much. Learn to type. Against my mother's advice, I took French, kept drinking, and continued learning the hunt-n-peck method on the keyboard. As fate would...

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Relentless Pursuit

If you watch any college football team in the country, upon kick-off you will see that every player on the kicking team (with maybe the exception of the kicker) will run the entire length of the field to wherever the ball is kicked. Even if a fair catch is signaled or...

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Tough Guy

I went to a really tough workout this morning. I worked out with really tough men. I enjoyed fitness and fellowship with some really tough men who were willing to talk about things in their life which are tough to talk about; that's how I know they are tough. They...

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Tater Tots: 50 + 400 Club

This is fun because I am now in the 100 + 400 club. I just thought I'd throw that out there before we get started on this chapter. When I first started working out, I didn't know how runners trained. I had no preconceived ideas about how you were supposed to train to...

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Tater Tots: The Beginning

I’m going to tell you a long story, one blog post at a time. Pieces of it I may have told before, but I really want to lay out the whole thing in as much detail as I can remember. I’ve been reflecting on my fitness journey a lot lately and thinking about how far I’ve...

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lhrl.life Updates & Checkins 11.01.2018

Something we will improve upon Running. I have the St. Jude Marathon on December 1st (Please go donate to my fundraising page: http://heroes.stjude.org/vonralls ), and I registered for the Sylamore 50K today which will be in February. I’ve really neglected my running...

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