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June 25, 2014

Christine's Road Back

There is that well known saying, “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” But what about when life gives you sticky, slimy syrup? When every time you feel like you have started to take a few steps forward and gain momentum, you find yourself pulled back where you were. While it would be easy to dwell in these thoughts, I am determined to live with peace and joy in the moment, trusting that I am where I am supposed to be. Here are 5 things that I am prioritizing and find empowering when facing injuries and adversity...

February 06, 2014

Pros vs Joes: A Study in the Day of the Life

Sarah Lime

I got to chat with the Little Wing girls (CBabMelBetsy, and Fleshman) about life as a pro and how they were making the transition into somewhat literally, running for their lives. Lauren of course has years of experience and a fabled career of US titles, World Championship meets, and operating life around training cycles. But the three young guns, freshly removed from college without much of an idea of what’s “normal” after age 22, I was dying to pick their brains. Was “living the dream” all they thought it would be? Was it just like an extension to their NCAA days? Did they feel how I felt after taking my first career-building job and realizing briefcases and corner offices were on hold for at least 20 years and a cubicle with a non-stop ringing phone was the reality my fancy piece of diploma paper got me?

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