Dealing with shin splints, or: “I fell down to my feet and I saw they bled…”

You know, I wouldn’t be me if something¬†didn’t happen to my physical frame two weeks before running a long race. The long race being the Disney Marathon on January 13, 2013… and the malady in question are the dreaded shin splints. Those throbbing muscle pains that percolate right around the sides of your shinbone, that…

Tough Mudder Miami — March 2, 2013, or: “There’s someone in my head but it’s not me…”

Click here for my Review of the 2013 Tough Mudder Miami event. Well, I’ve done it. I’ve registered for the Tough Mudder event coming next March, down in Homestead. Ten to twelves miles of running, obstacles, pain, mud, freezing water, pain, live electrical wires, monkey bars, pain, nets, ropes, cannibalism, flaying, fingernail removal, and other…

…and so that’s why I run.

I’m coming to the vast realization that this blog has been a repository of what I think about other stuff. Reviews and the like. Race reviews. Movie reviews. Music reviews. And that’s fine and dandy, but it doesn’t really tell you anything about *me* in particular. Depending on why you’re here in the first place,…