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In Which Jenn Has A Secret Running Admirer Maybe? (But Probably Not)

One day, on an otherwise very routine run, I realized that my sidewalk was speaking to me. Secret messages dotted the pavement as I ran past. Well, maybe not “secret” as such, as they were written in brightly colored chalk. But still, it was unexpected to suddenly find a cheering section beneath my feet.  Arrows pointed my way first. On my way out they seemed to be encouraging me to turn around, but once I headed home they were totally on my side.    Indeed, I was shortly reassured that I was definitely heading in the right direction.  ...

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Goofy lazy river swimming

In Which Jenn Dreams Of triDisney (Literally)

Longtime blog readers will know that I frequently have runDisney dreams, and 97% of the time the theme is My Screwing Up. I’ve slept through dream races, forgotten dream bibs, crossed dream start lines too late… Pretty much every race morning screw up you can imagine, I’ve dreamed it. Today I share with you another runDisney dream… but it is unique in two ways: I made it to the start line without incident. It’s not really runDisney. It’s… TRIDISNEY!!! Yes, in this dream for some reason my brain decided to posit that runDisney had added a triathlon to its...

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In Which Crosstraining is Discussed & Jenn Tries to Sell Moon on Ballet

JENN: What’s your cross-training regimen? MOON: You always ask me first. I insist you share this time! JENN: Haha, okay! I try to do some push-ups plus crunches, and similar ab exercises on a regular basis. I say try, but in all honesty I don’t do it very often… I’m a little better about grabbing some low-weight dumbbells and doing some basic arm exercises. The problem with all of it is – and I know this is kinda weird in a small apartment gym – if there’s anyone else there I get REALLY self-conscious about doing anything other than...

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