Are Marathons a Joke?

Yesterday, my old Drill Sergeant sent me the link to an article, “Is a Running A Marathon Really That Impressive?” SPOILER ALERT: The premise of this article is that because so many people enter into these races, they have lost meaning. I went on to have a short conversation with him about it. But wait,…

Knowledge v. Keeping An Open Mind

Usually when I try to do any type of seriously daunting task, I prefer to not do any research on it. For instance, when I first took the LSAT, I did absolutely no studying and did great, the same goes for when I went to boot camp. I did research what it takes to succeed…

It’s My Birthday & I’ll Run If I Want To!

As I’m sure many of you have gathered from the title of my post…. It’s my birthday! Yay! I turned 24 today. I still feel 18 though. 🙂 So, of course my friends on Facebook sent me their positive day of birth mojo. Amongst the mojo, two posts really stood out to me. My friend…

Pushing the Envelope

Recently, I had a rare opportunity to reconnect with an old Drill Sergeant. I know that it is their job to push you to the edge…. But I honestly thought this particular Drill SSG really hated me on a personal level. Why? Because after the other Drill Sergeants figured out that I was really pushing…