Tag Archives: stress

Laura’s Marine Corps Marathon race recap (finally!)

I’ve been putting off writing my race recap, mostly because I’ve been trying to make sense of it all 1 , . I thought I’d feel a giant sense of accomplishment from finishing, but the only feeling I really have is … Continue reading

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Probably incredibly stupid.

Not me. I’m not stupid. Well, I am sometimes. But that’s not what I’m referring to right now. I’m talking about my training plan for the Marine Corps Marathon, my first ever marathon, which will be on October 30. I started out … Continue reading

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Why I will never again run the 13.1 “Marathon” Series – Atlanta

Thank goodness I wasn’t trying for a PR yesterday at the half marathon put on by 13.1 “Marathon” Series. It was quite possibly the worst race I’ve ever run. Not in the “oh man my legs just didn’t work today” … Continue reading

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T-minus 92 hours and counting.

It’s Friday at 12:30pm.  I leave for Peru at 8:30am on Tuesday. You’d think I’d be better prepared for this, a crucial trip for my doctoral dissertation (and my career). As for the actual work, I still haven’t decided on … Continue reading

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Buying things with other people’s money

No, I’m not talking about stealing. I’m talking about work. If you are or have ever been a scientific researcher of some kind, you have more than likely been funded by a grant. Now, most of you were probably not … Continue reading

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Catching up

So if you haven’t noticed, I (Laura) have been a bad blogger lately. So, let’s catch up on a few things, and maybe you can understand why most of my free time has been spent attempting to not have my head … Continue reading

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Oh that’s mean.

I argue with myself daily. Every fiber of my being, including my regularly-aching foot, wants to go for a run. But last night, my foot was hurting me so badly I couldn’t sleep, so I’ve deduced that running would be … Continue reading

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