The Myth of the Thigh Gap

I've seen a few articles floating around the news that the "thigh gap" has become the new standard of thinness and beauty in young women in the United States (and maybe even abroad). A thigh gap is a space between the inner thighs that girls and women are apparently dieting & exercising to achieve. Sure, … Continue reading The Myth of the Thigh Gap

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X-Ray Day

I have an appointment to get more x-rays this morning. Things with the leg have been going well, though I do have minor pain when I try to run for long periods or when I am doing things with two legs more than I have in the past. I've still got to build up the … Continue reading X-Ray Day

Running and CrossFit Competitions

I'm so excited about running! Last night I joined in my gym's Running/Endurance class. It was at 7pm, and was a little rainy, and I was the only one there. (There's another class Monday mornings.) It worked out perfectly since it was the coach (who's also a fellow 5AMer) was able to tailor the running … Continue reading Running and CrossFit Competitions