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the path to strong

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My friends and family all know I'm not a huge fan of exercise, specifically when it comes to strength training. Oh, I occasionally go to yoga, and I run, but other than that? Nope. In 2015, I hired a personal trainer at my gym, in the hopes that it would motivate me and get me to a [...]

San Jose RNR 1/2 marathon race recap

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New PR! Woot Woot!  2:50:02, 18 seconds better than my previous best which was last year in Capitola. I was super prepared this time around, and had all my stuff out and ready last night. I spent about an hour at the expo yesterday trying very hard not to buy all the things. On my [...]

summer reading update

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Here's a sample of what I've been reading this summer... Seveneves by Neal Stephenson I loved the first half of this book, and I didn't really care for the ending. However, I don't think that should stop anyone from reading it. Seveneves is a realistic, contemporary sci-fi novel that poses the question "what would happen if the [...]