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a Blog of Life on the Run

Entries tagged "body conditioning"

January 14th 2012
I'm a barefoot runner. I'm a woman. I live in one of the richest communities in the US. I feel... READ MORE
November 28th 2011
Hebrews 12:7 - Endure hardship as discipline... Standing at my counter while I make dinner, sweat drips off the back of... READ MORE
August 10th 2011
Vast cornfields, low-hanging fog, the occasional deer, more trees than even God can count, small dirty houses on 10 acres... READ MORE
June 13th 2011
Last year I hosted a series called I Can't Cook & So Can You. We got a ton of great... READ MORE
July 27th 2010
by Annie Lynsen Look at this girl with huge, frizzy hair, oversized glasses, and that special, awkward grin only adolescence and... READ MORE
July 23rd 2010
by Jennifer My name is Jennifer. I also hate my body. That is, I hate my body until I REMEMBER. Let me explain…... READ MORE
July 22nd 2010
Watching little girls run through a sprinkler on a hot summer day in adorable pink bathing suits with no shame... READ MORE
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The Loss of My First Love
December 21, 2015
December 2004.  Sacramento, California. Freshly divorced. Adoption day.   Your foster mom brought you over. We watched you intently. You took in
The Secrets of Letting Go
August 26, 2015
It was Valentine’s Day.  A secret day.  Today, she would marry him. At 23, she knows what she
No More Should-ing On Myself
July 7, 2015
  “If God gives such attention to the wildflowers - most of which are never even
Struggling With Purpose
June 13, 2015
The breeze blows through big open windows rustling the white drapes. The oppressive heat hasn’t fully arrived yet
As You Are. Not As You Should Be.
April 21, 2015
  Hi. My name is Melanie and I feel like a failure on a daily basis.