Author Archives: Geoffrey

My friend, Misery

I have been training for several months now for this challenge.  I really thought the training regimen would get easier as the days and weeks rolled by.  Unfortunately, this is not the case.  I am fully convinced the training is … Read the rest of this entry

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Declaration of Fond Memories

There are times in our lives when we have an opportunity to see ourselves from a different point of view.  I had the opportunity this morning to run at my old high school on the same cross country course I … Read the rest of this entry

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Olympic dreams and a new team

Once the pollen count was low enough for me to begin training again, I started to train with Tim on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 6am.  It took a couple of weeks before I was able to complete the 35 … Read the rest of this entry

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Freedom & a Rabbit

  After my allergy episode I had to find a way to continue to train without being exposed to pollen.  I don’t belong to a gym and don’t think I ever will.  I understand the benefits of a gym, especially … Read the rest of this entry

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Allergies are the devils work

The evening of my first circuit workout was agony.  As you may remember, I have severe allergies to just about everything from pollen, dust, grass, mold…everything.  I don’t recall having these allergies when I was a kid but they certainly … Read the rest of this entry

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Brutal workout

Once I had decided I would take on the Tough Mudder challenge, I realized I would have to commit to a lifestyle change.  The only time in my schedule to put in the necessary time training would be early in … Read the rest of this entry

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The Beginning

Around my 30th birthday I decided I wanted to get back in shape as I had become a bit of a couch potato. It was also around that time when I realized I couldn’t hold my son for very long … Read the rest of this entry

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