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I Want to Run 5 Miles a Day

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    seratonin, rushing through, flooding all notions of fear and incapability. like substance, a runners high is that of a facade for the true feelings and anxiety one may feel. although, a twenty minute jaunt each work morning very much keeps me tranquil, sends signals of happy to...
    tessagirl tessagirl 18-21, F Jan 29, 2009

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    Used To......

    I used to run six miles each day on the treadmill at the gym.  It is just getting back to that stage, as had to take a while off the gym in recovery from surgery. At present I am on two, but that is due to winter laziness and coldness also :) 
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 30, 2008

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    Run For Your Lives!!

    Actually I run around 10-12 miles but not everyday.. I run that distance 3 times a week. Other days I try to run 3 miles under 20 minutes which is really tough..I enjoy running in cold weathers.. That makes you feel awesome when you...
    Yavy Yavy 26-30, M 4 Responses Jan 2, 2009

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    Starting Today

    I'm tired of being tired. Starting today, I run!
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 8, 2011

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    Even More

    Actually my target is 10 miles a day!
    neome neome 26-30, M Apr 4, 2013

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    I'm Getting There..

    ..only 2 miles to go Update: Wow, almost four years ago and now I can run up to 7 miles on a good day...
    Tummie Tummie 26-30, M 5 Responses Oct 19, 2008

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    Depends On The Day

    im a distance runner and a hurdler on my schools track team. on mondays i do a long distance run which is usually about 6 miles, but as much as 8 or 9. on tuesdays i hurdle, which means 2 to 3 miles, but all in sprints and hurdling. wednesdays i run distance, which could be...
    knirbb knirbb 18-21, M Apr 26, 2012

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    it's so taunting to me... they say youll never be loved if you dont truly love you but when i saw the beauty in my someone hurt me... compliments dont make me happy and i cant...
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    (An unashamed act of eponymous glorification on my part). 'Lucy' by William Wordsworth. Strange fits of passion have I known: And I will dare to tell, But in the lover's ear...
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    I love running, it's one of my greatest joys. I love that it keeps me fit, that it builds stamina, which helps me to pursue all of the other sports that I love so much. I have...
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    1. Do you get excited when you learn you have to dress up? Well, considering I dress up every time I leave the house, yeah I do 2. What brand of hair spray do you use? None, I don...
    neverendingfairytale2 neverendingfairytale2 36-40, F Apr 28

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    any femail want to run away with me just go and dont say a word about it
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    I run 5 to 10 miles just about everyday. Sometimes more, depending on the type of day I had. I typically only run in the mornings. However, if I had a bad day at the office, I'll...
    YankeeGirl14 YankeeGirl14 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    1st run of the day. 3 miles down, going for another one later to add 4 more miles
    Need2bSkinny Need2bSkinny 16-17, F May 10

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    1. I am sitting surrounded by mess, I have an all or nothing approach to everything, including housework. When I'm good I'm very very good, but when I am bad I am wicked. 2. I'm...
    ruthieovertherainbow ruthieovertherainbow 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I took a month off of running 25 miles/week while recovering from a bug. Ran a quick 3 miles yesterday to get back into the swing of things and I'm feeling it a little today in my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses May 17

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    loresmom loresmom 41-45, F 2 days ago

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    I had a c section in December. 4 weeks later I got back on the treadmill (not having run since I was 6 months pregnant) and did small amounts until I was comfortably running 5...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 16

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    I use the word" I love you so much to the people I really love unfortunately that word was making them run away, and left me sad everyday😔.
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    I want a second child So badly, but my husband wants to wait for a year,and a half, so that way we don't have to postpone our trip to Vegas :( I don't even party! I could make...
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    I've been in the middle of them running! Heck they have nipped at my legs, that God for waders!!! Most Beautiful nature experience? 5:30 at secret pool when dipnetting has been...
    teadiva teadiva 31-35, F May 15

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    If I don't run today I'm going to be a jerk. 5 miles and hills.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 16

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    Or I try to become one, to be more precise. Because I have a muscle disease, I have to be careful and can't increase my exercise too quickly. But with some encouragement from...
    Gentle153 Gentle153 26-30, M May 17

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    Have started to finally get myself back out on a regular basis...have a long ways to get back to where I once was. My goal is still to run a half marathon someday. In the...
    Bumblelion Bumblelion 31-35, M 2 Responses May 18

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    Major milestone today. Tackled what I dubbed the "A-Hole Hill"! Normally, I have to stop mid pace and walk to not fall down the steep decline of this nearby ravine - don't even...
    Petrolonov Petrolonov 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    time to make up for lost runs ...4 miles is the goal
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    0.77. I remember that Google was mentioned on "60 minutes" 0.78. I am not afraid of dogs 1. "As good as it gets" - it was an interesting movie 2. Sometimes my keyboard-playing are...
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    Run to Youby Bryan AdamsShe says her love for me could never dieBut that'd change if she ever found out about you and IOh - but her love is coldIt wouldn't hurt her if she didn't...
    WildHearted WildHearted 41-45, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    My wife and I went on a 6 night 7 day cruise from Miami, Florida to the Western Caribbean last year in April. It was our first experience traveling outside of the U.S. Our...
    lonewolf3762 lonewolf3762 36-40, M 6 days ago

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    Klara Balogova was 18, penniless and heavily pregnant when she rode thousands of miles from Slovakia to England to marry a man she had never met. She knew he did not want her, or...
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    Ran 5 miles today. I would've done more, but it got dark.
    TGBman TGBman 22-25, M Apr 27

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    I cant get out. I want to leave with everything I have. I'm miserable. I hate life. The sun shines but I still can't smile. Everyday is the same ****. I beg for his attention. I...
    lae92713 lae92713 18-21, F 1 Response May 12

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    I "brought it" today, I had a banging playlist and conquered 2 miles as fast as I could with the highest resistance....around the end ..the music just seemed to slow down and then...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F May 18

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    So I met this guy when we were 18. I kinda liked him, but I was on the fence about it, and in my snobby 18 year old wisdom, decided he wasn't worth another thought when he ditched...
    Supersyncsteph Supersyncsteph 31-35, F 1 Response May 19

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    I am reposing my tale;my poem of "The Run-Away Girl". I had this up before;on my blog as well as a post in a poetry group. And yes, like most of my tales , this was inspired by a...
    Elandra77 Elandra77 56-60 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I was scared because I though this was all life offered me. Typical milestones that everyone goes through and happy moments every now and then. Now I know, that's ALL I want my...
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6 18-21, F Apr 28

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