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I Want to Run 5 Miles a Day

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Even More

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

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    Dear life:I did not declare you war , neither I want a peace treaty . I just want for you to let me and my friends to rest peacefully and to wake up with a smile in our faces...
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    I used to always want to be in a relationship, and to have the stereotypical romantic valentine's day date with my significant other. I got that two years ago from a relationship...
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    I found out last Valentine's day about all the women my cheating ex of 2 years had been with so although I don't have anyone this year, I'm actually much happier. There is a Krav...
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    So I am all alone for Valentines Day. Can someone please be my Valentine for Valentines Day? And if you decide to be my Valentine, then do know that i am very thankful for you...
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    While I am doing this 28 day fitness challenge, I have started drinking a gallon of water a day. I don't drink anything but water. I fill the container and tale it to work. I can...
    Mishu69 Mishu69 46-50, F 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Seven counts of Rape charges and the accused was acquitted. The defense was able to prove that it was consensual. The only reason why the complainant filed the cases is because...
    mareliberum mareliberum 26-30 8 hrs ago

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    My belly is disappearing, and I don't want that to happen. I looked like a beer bellied champ, and now.I'm looking like a runner up. I need some encouragement!
    dok2ll dok2ll 22-25, M 10 hrs ago

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    I'm different. These days people to some degree care more for physical attraction rather than pure personality, and I can't find anyone who REALLY loves me solely for my...
    xHeartbeatz xHeartbeatz 16-17, M 4 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    1. What time did you get up this morning? 5:45am 2. How do you like your steak? Medium well 3. What was the last film you saw at the cinema? Revenant 4. What is your favorite TV...
    Sunnykel76 Sunnykel76 36-40, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Hello. I'm new here. I found this great forum while searching for "how to handle a bipolar spouse" I noticed a lot of other people deal with this and could really use the support...
    Tjm1919 Tjm1919 26-30, F 14 hrs ago

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    Yesterday was a very strange day... I ended up going over to his place in the morning, and we cuddled and whatnot. I still don't know where I stand with him. We've been intimate...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 15 hrs ago

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    so I live in a city where you can walk down the street without being stopped by a homeless or poor person. if I have money I can spare I always do unless I find the person is lying...
    Kitty1997 Kitty1997 18-21, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    Someone please tell me I'm not the only that wants to pack everything I own and and not say nothing to no-one but just leave runaway go find an adventure to explore go free myself...
    Brookelynn818 Brookelynn818 18-21, F 4 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    Sooooo, I really have feelings for a classmate from about a year and a half ago. We didn't talk much in class or outside of class, But we recently started talking. I really like...
    dschme dschme 18-21, M 20 hrs ago

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    One day I'll run away and never look back. A new start.
    AnonymousEm AnonymousEm 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Thursday, I had a great experience. I ran. It was cold outside (about 30 degrees or so), and I figured I'd run with my beautiful doggy for a few miles then call it quits after...
    Sheepdog22 Sheepdog22 41-45, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    How to Decide What to Do with Your Life ( this is lifehacker's post btw im just copied it here because i liked it alot ) When you're young, the world is your oyster and...
    deeptastic deeptastic 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    Did 16 miles this morning without realizing it. When the mind is garbled, running will allow you to escape. If only temporary, the process can be a wonderful method of therapy. The...
    EyeingYou EyeingYou 36-40, F 12 Responses 6 days ago

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    Talk about a bad day. Funny thing is every single thing that made me feel bad came from someone else's words or actions. Why do I care so much? I hate that I am so soft. I think...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F a week ago

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    I never want to have children. For some people it seems like an impossible concept that a female does not to mother children. It is an individual choice, some women want to have...
    moonlightflower moonlightflower 22-25, F Feb 1

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    since childhood the movies teach us how to live when you grow up find women you love get married have kids same old story most people do this same old story repeat it i...
    lostpagesofM lostpagesofM 18-21, M Feb 1

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    red light glow, numbers of time. angry reminder they do shine. marking minutes and hours of night, while i lie with muscles tight. tension running through my frame, while echoing...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M Feb 1

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    I want to run to Los Angeles, California. that's where I'd like to be one day. I've never been there but I'm so drawn to going to California. I'm a Dodgers fan and wear my Dodgers...
    Viciouspistols Viciouspistols 26-30, F Jan 31

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    its me that complicates things i have serious trust issues i met a guy a few months ago and he seemed amazing we had such a laugh and we were gonna meet the next day after talking...
    nicholajns6 nicholajns6 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 31

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    1.I am unique (take that as you will) 2. I am a highly offensive person. I do not think I need to censor myself for others. 3. I am polite. 4.I enjoy the little things in life. 5...
    Shadowghost123 Shadowghost123 18-21 2 Responses Jan 29

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    Here's how to spot it!1. You feel on-edge around this person, but you still want them to like you. You find yourself writing off most of their questionable behavior as accidental...
    Grace2U Grace2U 66-70, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    "paris's boothill" out to sea countless miles hand to the tiller to find that brief moment on the crest of a twenty foot breaking wave as a nor'easter wilds the sea when you...
    mudmen mudmen 70+ Jan 29

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    After some quiet moments with the Lord, it's still dark outside when I start my run. The moon is still up there, the surrounding is so tranquil. I can't help but think of a lot of...
    Solegne Solegne 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    My life has always been a complete rollercoaster. I am a 19 year old freshman in college, who wants to major in graphic arts. I have Asperger syndrome, Bipolar, ADHD, and...
    Triomatix Triomatix 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    It's truly a high... You know it's the perfect day when you get a good run in, self pleasure following the run that finds you dancing in the kitchen alone as you're cleaning...
    journey6812 journey6812 36-40, F 11 Responses Jan 28

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    It's nearly 5am, and I couldn't get to sleep. My sleeping pattern is so off. I tried staying up all last night to fix it only to pass out at 11am and wake up at 5pm. It's...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    Every day, I feel more and more like I belong nowhere. My soul is broken up and scattered across the wind, and it is there that I want to chase it. Not at school, not at home...
    ViperaStellaris ViperaStellaris 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 27