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Double race weekend… with bronchitis

This weekend was miserable. I am one week post GMAT and MBA application submission, and four weeks pre-Rapperswil IM70.3. Brilliantly I signed up for two races thinking that it would motivate me to train. Well. It didn’t, but I guess … Continue reading

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Ants in my pants and crazy in my brain

So, I lost two weeks pay over a weird paperwork snaffu with my last company because I sprained my ankle. And, well, my ankle still looks like someone used it for a pinata. And, the new job offered me less … Continue reading

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High Ankle Sprain with possible surgical future…

So it turns out I not only injured my ankle pretty seriously, but also pretty uniquely. I twisted it stepping off a curb while running which I didn’t see, and ended up sobbing in the middle of the road. It … Continue reading

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A visceral, physical joy

This is going to seem cheesy, or, well, overblown, but I was really missing my Adventure Journal.  I switched to a new mac and somehow didn’t manage to bring all my bookmarks along with me, also switching from Firefox to … Continue reading

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Things, goals, ideas all have an expiration date.

Some are just sooner than others.   ‘To truly cherish the things that are important to you, you must first discard those things that have outlived their purpose. To throw away what you no longer need is neither wasteful nor shameful‘. … Continue reading

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Effort not ability.

”Effort is one of the things that gives meaning to life. Effort means that you care about something, that something is important to you and you are willing to work for it. It would be an impoverished existence if you … Continue reading

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Starbucks, bacteriophage, procrastination….

  A time machine, bringing me back, back, back. A few months maybe, writing my thesis and desperate for a job. A few years maybe, writing the first thesis and desperate for a PhD position… a few years before that … Continue reading

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Burnt out post PhD

I think I am a cliche. A burn out post PhD Millennial disenchanted with her new big girl job in a city 350 km away from her life and friends and boyfriend. Now I have to figure out how to … Continue reading

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train riding times

because why not?   

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This is going to sound like a really lame reason why I stopped blogging but…

I just replaced my archaic computer. Archaic as in yes, it was actually too much hassle to start it up just to write a blog post. Horrible right. I was blogging at work, well, work, hah I was blogging on … Continue reading

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