How a Simple Training Change Led to a New Marathon PR

How a Simple Training Change Led to a New Marathon PR

I am usually pretty good about conducting thorough research on a new pursuit before diving headlong into it, but when I set out to train for a marathon I did so without looking into how to properly train. This was a mistake, as I wasted many miles on workouts that were not at all beneficial for the distance I was preparing to run. Since I had run cross-country way back in high school, I figured the workouts I had done…

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On My Recent Rediscovery of the Joy of Gardening

On My Recent Rediscovery of the Joy of Gardening

Up until recently, I had forgotten how much I enjoyed the practice of gardening. My mother kept a garden in the backyard of my childhood home, and I used to thoroughly enjoy working in the dirt on weekends and caring for the array of fruits, vegetables and flowers we kept. In the time since then I have maintained little herb gardens strictly for cooking purposes, but for some reason I recently felt moved to prepare a few beds with the…

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I’m Douglas Pitassi!

I’m Douglas Pitassi!

Hi! I’m Douglas Pitassi and I’m making this blog to express myself! I’m very expressive so expect excitement and experimental expletives! EXCELSIOR! That’s one of them, there! Don’t exit so exuberantly! I’m only exquisitely excreting expertly exhorted exigencies! These excessive exemplars are only exclaimed to expatiate, not exorcise.  I’m extra excited to have such excellent examiners of my explanation. EXPLOSION!!!!!!!!! OH, MY DAYS!!! How exhausting! What an extreme exertion this has been.