A Runners’ Creed, for Those Who Hate it

The first thing to be asked is: why run at all, if you hate it? Well. It's a sort of least-worst option thing. First, I want to keep rigorously applying chocolate cake to my mouth whenever the urge takes me. Second, it's free and convenient: it starts outside my front door (or wherever else I … Continue reading A Runners’ Creed, for Those Who Hate it

Dear exercise-haters: you’re doing more than you think

Tim is running a marathon next year. I know, he is p r e t t y intense and very impressive. I have no concept of what running 26.2 miles actually means (since for me it would only mean prolonged but certain asphyxiation) so I will leave the imagining to him. What it means for … Continue reading Dear exercise-haters: you’re doing more than you think