Don’t Touch Me!

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As a recovering (note I did not say “recovered”) fat person I can tell you from experience that most, and I qualify that generalization by saying again “most,” obese people do not want other people touching their expanses.  I was, am, that person. My
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Greenwood Olympic Triathlon 2013

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Ugh.

This was the toughest race I have had to date. YES, that is correct. Tougher than my first half ironman.  I think that all of the training and mental prep for the Try Charleston 70.3 on top of the fact that is was
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RooCup: The Bane of America

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I am posting this in the Stuff Fat People Do category. As a recovering Fat Person I feel that I can speak on this. You guys know that I tells it likes I sees it, but I have a feeling that I am going
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Fourth Race of the Year

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So now that I am fully committed to racing the South Carolina Triathlon Series, the next race in the series also happens to be the next race I am doing.

It is the Greenwood Triathlon in Greenwood SC and it is going to
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Clemson Triathlon 2013

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Do you guys enjoy reading these race recaps? I write them mainly so that I will be able to go back and remember the race details later, but I am just not sure if others really like them.  Leave me a comment below letting
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A Letter to Governor Christie

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Dear Gov. Christie,

I heard on the radio yesterday morning that you had decided, for your family’s sake, to lose weight and get healthy. Some speculate that the ulterior motive is that you are interested in running for President and that it is more
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Saucony Kinvara 4

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First and foremost allow me to disclose that I was given the following pair of Saucony Kinvara 4 shoes to review based on my status as a Fitfluential Ambassador. Don’t hate the playa.

So I got these shoes about two weeks before my half
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Where Do I Go From Here?

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Well.  I completed the most challenging physical feat of my new life.  I finished a 70.3 triathlon. I trained for 16 weeks.  You guys followed me. You know what I did to get there.  I toiled and I drudged. I trained and I trained.
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2013 Try Charleston 70.3

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I will go ahead and warn you that this might very well be the longest post I have ever made. I thought about breaking it up into two posts, but what the hey. This is the crowning achievement of my active life. I want
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Heavy Hearted Finish

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Hey guys. Let me start by showing you this…

I did it. I finished the Try Charleston 70.3.  Not only did I finish, but I placed 3rd in my division. But there were only three in my division, so…

I will write a
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