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Conversation With My 18-year-old Self

You’re not comfortable in your own skin and you pretty much know that. A lot of it has to do with your weight and a neurosis that your mom implanted in you back when you were 14. There’s a diary … Continue reading

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The Lost Art of Personal Connection

With modern technology like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc. it seems like there’s the lost art of asking how someone actually is. The Internet persona has overtaken reality when it comes to keeping up to date with our loved ones. Friends … Continue reading

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Crossroads

I know it shouldn’t bother me and I can’t help it. My dad always said I was too sensitive. It’s who I am though. Today my Masters coach sent out his “weekend warriors” email of recognizing and celebrating those who … Continue reading

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Trusting Strangers For 10.5 Miles

This past weekend I pulled off 2 swims 300 miles apart from each other. I decided a bit last minute to do the Kirby Cove -> SERC swim (4.5 miles) back home in SF the day before the Semana Nautica … Continue reading

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Cross-Training with….WTF?

I’ve unexpectedly started cross-training with SPINNING of all things. I’d never tried it before and thought it was a ridiculous workout that only mother-daughter duos did to lose a few pounds and then grab lunch afterwards. My friend Kyra had … Continue reading

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500 Miles! =)

On Tuesday I accomplished my goal of swimming 500 miles this year. Wow. I didn’t join US Masters Swimming’s “Go The Distance” challenge until mid-September and discovered that I was at 250 miles. I told my friend Lynn that it … Continue reading

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11 Things

Recently I had to fill out a “11 things about you that no one knows.”. One of mine was about my swimming. It got me thinking about what else about my swimming that even I don’t know about myself. These … Continue reading

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