Tag Archives: mental illness

Have you ever been broken?

Recently a young runner friend who is just a year out of college made a confession on Facebook. He related his experience with depression and urged others to seek help and counseling. Depression can leave a person feeling defeated and … Continue reading

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Suzy Favor Hamilton and the rush to judgment on mental illness

A recent issue of Sports Illustrated ran an excerpt from the upcoming book by Suzy Favor Hamilton. You may recall she is the former track star that through her own need for excitement began working as a highly paid escort. … Continue reading

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The real men in the tinfoil hats

Years ago while on a training run in Fermi Lab, a man rode up next to me on a Schwinn bike. His chain squeaked. It needed oil. But the most interesting aspect of this fellow was the tinfoil hat that was … Continue reading

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Understanding our appetites

By Christopher Cudworth Today we’re here to talk about appetites, so a definition is in order: ap·pe·tite. Noun. A natural desire to satisfy a bodily need, esp. for food. A strong desire or liking for something. Appetites. We all have them, … Continue reading

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The miraculous power of healing

Think of the worst accident or injury you’ve had in life, and you may be inclined to dwell on the incident itself. Perhaps you crashed your bike. Tripped or slid on ice and broke a wrist while running. Or maybe … Continue reading

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The relationship between running and riding, and mental health

The Walker makes us think We called him “The Walker.” His real name was Steve. And he walked everywhere he went, and thensome. Local legend had it that a doctor had told him that walking would help cure his “problem,” … Continue reading

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