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I Want to Run 5 Miles a Day

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

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    High

    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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    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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    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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    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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    Well I just found a partner to go for a run 2 days a week !!! Lol So excited, I really needed the motivation to keep on going !!! Lol. ;)
    Divine82 Divine82 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 24

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    I want run away from the monsters inside my head that tell me that I'm not good enough, thin enough, smart enough, great enough, or pretty enough. But those monsters inside my head...
    Vickypearl Vickypearl 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 10

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    I want the night to last forever, Have you ever felt this way, when you are at night and you don't want to sleep and don't want the new day to come, as if you want the night to...
    adam27286 adam27286 26-30, M Oct 26

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    I want someone who wants to hear my thoughts and idea. Can and wants to spend days talking about stories of our life that made us happy,sad, and mad.
    mzlonelyworld mzlonelyworld 22-25 1 Response Nov 6

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    I cannot wait to start a family of my own:) growing up as an only child makes me want to have a big family! I want 5 one day !
    Izy96 Izy96 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 27

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    I'm 13 and I'm running away and I want someone to join me I live in canada ontario
    me343434 me343434 13-15, F 4 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Anyone that needs help to run away, hmu. I can help
    lsmith966 lsmith966 26-30, M 3 hrs ago

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    I alternate between cardio and weights every day, and yesterday was a heavy weights day. It's sprinkling rain but unseasonably warm and humid. Very windy too. So I deliberately...
    cdndave77 cdndave77 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 28

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    MY STORY: Oh, gee, where to start. I have had a good, godly life soon to be surpassing 15 years. God is the creator of the universe, and every single thing in it; God is eternal...
    adventurernumber1 adventurernumber1 13-15, M Nov 1

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    Some Trivia About Me 1. Name? LMNOP 2. Male or female? Lady. 3. Were you named after anyone? Nope. 4. Does your name mean anything? Yes, eternal ruler. 5. Nick Names: I don...
    Ellemenope Ellemenope 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 29

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    I have walked miles for u.. I have thought about you every second of the day... you when out of your way to be with me... now you say it can not be...I'll go back to lonely.. then...
    BlackRainbow64 BlackRainbow64 16-17, M Nov 14

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    I ran 6 miles today. When I say I ran I probably did my best time. I don't know because didn't have my gps on. I just know how far the trails are. Have you ever run until you got...
    megansunshine megansunshine 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 6

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    This Was Not My Idea, But It Was A Great One Just The Same 1) I am Jesse 2) I am a recently retired firefighter of 17 years who now drives a cab and has a paper route...and...
    JesseLeeJames JesseLeeJames 46-50, M Nov 10

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    I meet my twin flame a little over a year ago. The connection we had as unlike anything I had ever experienced. I will admit I as sacred. The love I felt for this woman was...
    Slowhands77 Slowhands77 51-55 3 Responses Oct 24

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    Ok, so bitterly cold weather and snow set in to my little part of the world last Thursday. Last night the temps dropped to -10 C (14 F) with a howling wind. I bummed around the...
    cdndave77 cdndave77 41-45, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Two dead including gunman in Washington state school shooting (with video) By Doug Esser, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS October 24, 2014 1:55 PM Read more: http://www...
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F Oct 24

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    I always like to run and now i realize that I can run non-stop. I have challenge myself before and ran 7 miles non-stop, it was a great accomplishment.
    ageroy2015 ageroy2015 31-35, M Nov 3

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    A woman driving in a car accidentally hits and runs over a snake. Paranoid and saddened by what she had done she takes the wounded snake and nurses it back to health. When the...
    3dayweekend 3dayweekend 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    1) I'm Andrew. 2) I'm 25 years old and I feel like life is passing me by. 3) I'm a computer geek. 4) I am Cherokee and Blackfoot Indian. 5) I have Asperger syndrome. 6) Even though...
    chubbystringbean chubbystringbean 22-25, M 2 Responses Oct 23

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    I often start daydreaming while someone is speaking or I am watching something, which makes me fidgety. Often I will start watching a film but will constantly keep starting and...
    oysterxoxo oysterxoxo 16-17, F 5 hrs ago

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    I run 3 miles 3-4 times a week but I eat well like 2 times a week. I need to get out of this eating disorder. I either barely eat at all or eat to much I can't win with my head
    blossomingMe blossomingMe 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 23

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    Two weeks without be able to wear high heels shoes. It's really a torture! I want to wear high heels so badly... And cross dress myself of course! But, my wife and my children are...
    Dimpantyhose Dimpantyhose 31-35, M 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I'm fat. That's just the way it is. I'm not some person who weight 110 lbs & think they're huge. I'm actually big. I love food. Have always loved food. I have been overweight...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I just signed up for my first race. It is 31 miles or 50K It is in January so if I am not on EP I am probably training. :-)
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 25

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    I used to go long distance. But then I got injured while training for an Ironman, and now I rarely ever go out for even a short one. But tonight I ran almost 2 miles with my kids...
    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce 41-45, F 3 Responses Nov 2

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    Tomorrow it will be me and the pavement for 9 miles of therapy. I need answers but it will remain silent. The silence makes the emotions surface and they will have nowhere to go...
    RunHardEatCupcakes RunHardEatCupcakes 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 2

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    I ran my first one last weekend. And I was faster than any of my treadmill times for 3 miles!
    CubsLover1998 CubsLover1998 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 6

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    Day 4: Already happened. Overshot my alarm. Ate crap all day. I did do a little yoga. Conclusion: I hate weekends. I am here at home seven days a week, and for two of those days...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 9

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    I have been dreaming about moving away from the city that I was raised in. I imagine myself creating a new name for myself and I imagine myself creating a new sense of wonder about...
    KelseyLeigh123 KelseyLeigh123 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 15

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    The thing that scares me the most is waking up one day and realising that maybe that person you loved the most never really loved you as much as you loved them. And having to wake...
    skyelybooo skyelybooo 16-17, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    It's been a fee days of rest due to a vacation. Although I have been running even on those days but I won't rate the runs very highly as I binged equally or perhaps more. I need...
    uselessguy uselessguy 36-40, M 2 Responses Oct 28

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    I really hope that my brother will never see this, you see he doesn't quite think I can do it. I'm studying science though I hate. My parent's aren't making me but it's how our...
    meryemJo meryemJo 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 12

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    Everyone Says I'm Running Away by Nomadic Matt My dad always asks what I’m running away from with my travels. A few weeks ago, a commenter told me to stop running away and live...
    tarara0414 tarara0414 18-21, F 7 Responses Oct 28

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    just someone to be happy with. where we can be miles and miles apart but still like eachother. and where looks dont really have to be the biggest part but personality. i dont care...
    heartbreakgirl15 heartbreakgirl15 13-15, F Nov 9

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    The first married man I met left his wife and married me. I divorced him fast and run away even faster. He stalked me for three long and painful, full of drama years, until I found...
    soulbridge soulbridge 36-40, F Nov 13

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    It has been my dream since I was a paperboy at 14 years of age, scanning hysterical front pages slaughtering gypsies day after day. I finally studied the course last year, and had...
    thinkdeeper thinkdeeper 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    Make vanilla pudding. Put in mayo jar. Eat it in public. Get a job working at a fast food restaurant and challenge people to a philosophical debate about WHY they want fries with...
    KCN33 KCN33 31-35, F 4 Responses Nov 2

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    I am 20 and from Dublin Ireland. I want to run away too. This place is so dull, cold and grey, I haven't seen the sun in days. I walk past the same shops through the same streets...
    moongirl03 moongirl03 18-21, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    Prologue- It wasn't every day or even most days. As I grew older. As days turned to weeks to months and finally years. At the oddest moments. The light would be sapped from my...
    TenThousandSorrows TenThousandSorrows 22-25, F 3 days ago

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