The Power of Positive Words: Walking for Pleasure

I was walking back from the gym today on the lane that meanders across the Cookridge golf course, my hands shoved in my pockets and my shoulders hunched against the cold wind, when a car pulled up alongside me and the window rolled down. “Are you walking for pleasure, or would you like a ride?” the driver asked. “Err, thank you,” I said, “but I’m … Continued

Hobbled: Marathon Update

San Francisco, California I can’t walk. This is not ideal for someone aspiring to run a marathon in two months’ time. Over the course of the last 3 days, my right hip has inexplicably stiffened to the point where I can barely hobble across the room, let alone run 26.2 miles. ‘I don’t think you’re going to be doing any running any time soon,’ the … Continued