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I Want to Run 5 Miles a Day

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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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    Even More

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    I am in need of a bf who wants a serious relationship that texts each other Night & Day. Distance doesnt matter, must be 13 or 14. Msg bak if you do!!
    MeekyMouse MeekyMouse 13-15, M 47 mins ago

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    I'm a 15 year old transgender female you all can call me Jamie I wanna run away with some one I'm willing to go any where I'm in buffalo NY and I'm just looking for some one I can...
    jamiekat6 jamiekat6 13-15, T 1 hr ago

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    I'm a 15 year old transgender female you all can call me Jamie I wanna run away with some one I'm willing to go any where I'm in buffalo NY and I'm just looking for some one I can...
    jamiekat6 jamiekat6 13-15, T 1 hr ago

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    I'm a 15 year old transgender female you all can call me Jamie I wanna run away with some one I'm willing to go any where I'm in buffalo NY and I'm just looking for some one I can...
    jamiekat6 jamiekat6 13-15, T 1 hr ago

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    Hiiiiiiiiii I'm 15 depressed transfemale in Buffalo NY and I'm willing to runaway ANYONE INTERESTED CALL OR TEXT don't message me I've got a couple of messages but I don't have...
    jamiekat6 jamiekat6 13-15, T 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    1) my names grace 2) im the dumbest ******* person ever 3) i have 2 bros and 2 sisters and i love them sooo much 4) i want to be either a oncology nurse or midwife 5) i used to be...
    gracebxox gracebxox 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    My dream! I'd love to sell everything I don't *need* to have, buy a camper van and just go. Where? I have absolutely no idea and that's half the fun, thinking of places I want to...
    CaffeineJunky CaffeineJunky 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    I had this feeling a couple of days ago,just for a moment i thought about how freeing it would be to leave it all behind.All the stress from people and certain situations,just...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 5 hrs ago

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    I just want to lie in bed all day, every day eating as much as I can til' I'm just a blob of fat thats only use is to eat and to have sex.
    Fatterthanawhale Fatterthanawhale 26-30, F 5 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I love Natgeo images and seeing videos of explorations from different parts of the world it just makes me cringe and want to travel everywhere
    civix22 civix22 18-21, M 7 hrs ago

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    FULL MOUTH RECONSTRUCTION IN 5 DAYS With help of painless single sitting root canals (M2 technology - germany) ; digital xrays; cad cam computerised crowns (lava- usa); and...
    rohanvirani rohanvirani 31-35, M 11 hrs ago

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    FULL MOUTH RECONSTRUCTION IN 5 DAYS With help of painless single sitting root canals (M2 technology - germany) ; digital xrays; cad cam computerised crowns (lava- usa); and...
    rohanvirani rohanvirani 31-35, M 11 hrs ago

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    FULL MOUTH RECONSTRUCTION IN 5 DAYS With help of painless single sitting root canals (M2 technology - germany) ; digital xrays; cad cam computerised crowns (lava- usa); and...
    rohanvirani rohanvirani 31-35, M 11 hrs ago

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    1. Child abuse of any kind. I don't understand how anyone could hurt an innocent child. 2. Animal abuse of any kind. Also, people who abandon their pets, which is a form of abuse...
    ImaginaryAlchemist ImaginaryAlchemist 18-21, F 11 hrs ago

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    I'm a 15 year old transgender female you all can call me Jamie I wanna run away with some one I'm willing to go any where I'm in buffalo NY and I'm just looking for some one I can...
    jamiekat6 jamiekat6 13-15, T 1 day ago

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    I'm a 15 year old transgender female you all can call me Jamie I wanna run away with some one I'm willing to go any where I'm in buffalo NY and I'm just looking for some one I can...
    jamiekat6 jamiekat6 13-15, T 1 day ago

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    I've had a lovely day... It's our wedding anniversary on Thursday...and Lornas birthday on Saturday... So ive took a few days off work.. To spend some valuable time together It...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Well I'm an instresting person and I have a lot of different stories of my life. So I'll tell you the story of my dog. I live in a military family so i move to a lot of places, but...
    IcyxDice IcyxDice 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    I asked my husband for a divorce about 6 months ago. Even though I moved 450 miles away, We have been talking once in a while. He convinced me to give him one more chance. Cause...
    mommatrish mommatrish 41-45, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I ran 3.1 miles today. Good pace after crawling previously!
    barryoor barryoor 41-45, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Ran 3 miles this morning! Woke up later than usual on a weekend so it was hotter than what I'm used to, but I still keep going!
    SunnyRaye SunnyRaye 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm planning to start the "couch to 5k" running program tomorrow, and I can't wait! I know it's going to be miserable for the first couple of days as my body adjusts to running...
    EmCWolf EmCWolf 16-17, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    After a night out last February in a pub with my friend and having fun. I had to walk home 4 miles with my heels, mini skirt and stockings. I got to my car tried to start it but...
    lacystockinggirl lacystockinggirl 36-40, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm new to this but I want some feed back on twin flames I have a story through remember I didn't about twin flames its Long but interesting because is over a 7 year period Hello...
    june2009 june2009 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    It has been on and off for the past 2 years, usually goes on for a few months then drops off and then comes back. Personal best was 5 miles a night, 3 nights a week. I prefer going...
    StrathclydeStudent StrathclydeStudent 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I wouldn't say I suffer from this. I actually quite like this, and my parents are encouraging me to think of it as a good thing. At first my parents didn't believe me when I told...
    kayshep kayshep 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    1 (As the title suggests, this is the second part of this story. You can read the first part by clicking at my story titled 'I will tell You a story about the first day of my new...
    becomeinvisible becomeinvisible 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I ran slowly yesterday afternoon, completing 4.0 miles in 39 minutes and 42 seconds. It was 82 F at 4:41 or so after I had finished and I had just had lunch and had not slept the...
    silmarilion123 silmarilion123 41-45, M 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    Believe it or not I am 13 years old and I've never been to a major league baseball game in my entire life. The closest city to us that has a major league team is Denver but that is...
    katiemitchell katiemitchell 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    7.2 miles of active meditation. Conversation with myself.
    breathingeasy breathingeasy 41-45, M 3 Responses Jul 22

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    I write poems from my own life experiences. this one is titled "Fears"   the months have now turned into years your only fear now is that you have no fears for you have conquered...
    rodama1970 rodama1970 41-45, M Jul 21

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    sometimes I daydream about running away... packing a bag pull of snacks, first-aid kit, blankets, and all the necessities and then just walking out, saying goodbye to my old life...
    lovelylife0 lovelylife0 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 20

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    This is what I spend my daydreams on!!!! The words of love you whisper are so very sweet, but the way you put them into action is what really speaks to me! The gentle way you hold...
    AngeleyesUponU AngeleyesUponU 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    I just want to run. I wake up in the morning and think about the day before the day ahead and tomorrow and i close my eyes and think of a great escape. What is keeping me from...
    shaliy17 shaliy17 36-40, F Jul 18

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    The things I am about to write are the things that have made me, me. Only one person in the world know these secrets. I am entering a new stage of my life, and I want to purge...
    Lovesrainbows Lovesrainbows 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 17

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