You’re feeling like shit. You need a solution. We’ll skip the small talk- here are three ways to get happy right now: Plan something Give yourself something to look forward to, or a goal to work towards. Buy a plane ticket somewhere for 4 months from now- doesn’t need to be extravagant, just a … More Get Happy in 10 Minutes or Less
This is a MUCH overdue recap of my trip to Maine and England. My intention is to tear through this and give a good summary, but knowing my tendencies it’ll probably turn out to be a huge study of my life and my feelings and how I feel about my feelings…. etc. Let’s begin. I booked … More Traveling alone is like taking yourself on a date.
When I tell people that I ran 31 miles the other week, the overwhelming reaction is: “Why on earth would you do that?” To be totally honest, I’ve probably laced up my running shoes a total of 10 times in the past year. That’s why it was such a stupid/hilarious/ridiculous idea to sign up for a … More Why Would You Ever Do That: My Noble Canyon 50k Race Report
Quick post: I’ve noticed that something profoundly hilarious occurs whenever someone admits that they haven’t tried yoga before & have no interest in trying it. Magically, a chorus of yoga advocates assembles, clutching their mala beads in mock outrage & recounting tales of their own transcendent yoga experiences. They feel compelled to espouse the potential benefits (both … More Yoga Shaming Is Annoying and You Need to Stop
I was shot in the eyes by lasers and lived to tell the tale. If you’re not curious about every little detail of eye surgery and recovery + gratuitous healing selfies, then skip this post. Otherwise, there’s link to the video of my surgery at the bottom of this post. Note: NOT for the squeamish! I’ve … More My PRK Journal
Part Three: Chipotle and Wildflowers This is the final installment of my stupidly long story of Matt’s Ultramarathon and the ensuing chaos surrounding it. If you haven’t read parts 1 and 2, you can catch up here: Part 1: https://marglink.com/2015/06/10/sleep-deprivation-and-oreos-aka-the-ultramarathon-saga-pt-1/ Part 2: https://marglink.com/2015/06/12/bloody-but-unbowed-the-ultramarathon-saga-pt-2/ I’m writing this on an airplane as I head home from DC, so forgive … More Trust the Universe, but Call Your Mom Anyways (The Ultramarathon Saga pt. 3)
Part 2 of my experience surprise-pacing an ultramarathon. … More Bloody, but Unbowed (The Ultramarathon Saga, Pt. 2)