Category Archives: Sport

Paddy’s Fight Club [Learn a Martial Art, Cambodia]

When we rode our bikes through the Angkor temples (in case you missed it), we met two Phnom Penh residents–an Australian girl and her Swedish roommate.  They were so friendly and gave us various recommendations of what to do when we … Continue reading

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The Power of Orange Snow Pants

The gang was eager to head back to the slopes for more (more on our first day here), so we layered up and got out there first thing in the morning. I spent the morning with two friends, one of whom … Continue reading

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On Facing Fears and the Game of G.N.A.R.

On the drive up to Taos, I told Chase my plan to hang out in the lodge the whole weekend instead of skiing.  This trip terrified me; how did people find skiing fun? I had good reason to be afraid. … Continue reading

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I Wouldn’t Even Be Mad if You Called Me Fat Aimee

I never thought I’d actually like running.  I was the girl who did hung-over Turkey Trots. Exclusively. Well okay–you caught me–I still do hung-over Turkey Trots (no comment on the picture below), but I now run a lot more in … Continue reading

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Run a 1/2 Marathon

After running the Lighthouse Run 10-miler in June, I started challenging myself with longer weekly runs and was surprised to find that my body was responding well. Then, earlier this month, I ran the Hot Chocolate 15K in Chicago to get … Continue reading

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Run a 10K…Turned 10 Mile

Fact: I am not a runner.  I have crap knees from the yester-years of gymnastics, and I’m fairly certain that I look like a dying hippo when I run. Somehow, God had mercy on my soul and helped me finish … Continue reading

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Lighthouse Run – Countdown Begins!

The Lighthouse Run is a week from Saturday, and I feel ready! I’ve continued with most of the virtual runs with my pal in Milwaukee; however, I’ve met a recent road block in my training in having to deal with … Continue reading

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