We say lots of things, us runners, and we say them with the conviction of a late-life convert. We say it's mind over matter. We say it's left foot right foot, repeat. We say it's about rest days. It's about heart rate. It's about nutrition. Latest fads in gear. Zero drop. k-tape. yoga? We revere … Continue reading What type of runner are you? And does it matter?
This post is in response to the article "4 Terrible Things That Happen to Your Body When You Run Too Much" which references a "small study", which is science for "not statistically significant", trying to convince us that 26.2 miles is just too hard for our fragile human flesh-vessels. Obviously, I take issue with this article/video … Continue reading 4 AMAZING things that happen to you when you run “too much”
The other day, our monitor (think campus bouncer) pulled me aside. He wanted to invite me to something, which he prefaced with, "this is gonna sound weird, but..." - He then invited me to the next meeting of the Brazos Valley Alliance of Black School Educators. I was honored, and of course said yes. The … Continue reading Privilege and Duty
I'm married to a Type A Introvert. I'm not either of those things, but I get it. My previous job was working with a Type B extrovert. I'm not either of those things either, but I get it. Somehow, I was born, or have become, depending on your philosophical leanings, a person without type. Or … Continue reading Type AB+/-, or how to survive other people’s personalities