Tag Archives: friends

Sometimes saying no is ok

My friends or at least most of my friends always tell me I am very nice. Then again there are those who probably think I am not nice….those people better take a number and stand in line. I have time … Continue reading

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Trying to be perfect is my shortcoming

It has been a while since I sat at my favorite coffee shop to write and people watch. But it has been a while since I even had any down time for anything that was not working or running. While … Continue reading

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I finally call myself a runner

I never called myself a runner, at least not until recently. Despite the fact that I run miles and miles and have run numerous half marathons and a marathon  and training to run the Marine Corps Marathon this year, I … Continue reading

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The fine line of friendships

  It is 2 am and I am suddenly woken up by a dream. I lay staring at the fan go round and round. I keep counting the blades, one, two, three, four, five, and on and on I go, … Continue reading

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Home no longer feels like home

I stand at the departure gate in Germany  with a heavy heart. Just the thought of going back to reality doesn’t seem so promising at this moment. The long 9 hour flight and the 5 hours of waiting for my … Continue reading

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The adventure continues in Germany

Zooming on the highway on the back of motorcycle has my adrenaline pumping.  I look around and see cattle and horses grazing in the wide open space. The sun is peaking in-between the rolling hills shining brightly on the orange … Continue reading

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I need to believe

Three years ago today I ran my first ever half marathon and now in another a couple of hours I will run the same race again for the 4th time.  This race has a lot of memories for so many … Continue reading

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Go run with me

I talk about running and how it is my escape and my therapy and also in most posts I mention the coffee shop I constantly haunt. So put on your running shoes on and lets go for a short run. … Continue reading

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It is a bittersweet goodbye

I stand outside on the porch on my last night, while the hot humid wind blows in my face. The moon is glistening in a distance, faintly lighting up the tree lined street, while a single lamp lights up the … Continue reading

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Why is out of sight not out of mind?

It is now less than 2 weeks to go before I move out of this apartment and I constantly feel like I am sitting on a ticking time bomb, called my emotions. I never realized how emotionally draining moving could … Continue reading

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