30 Sep '16, 11pm

Comment on I Wanted To Quit Running by Tiffany Smith

Dorothy! I identify a lot with this post. I am by nature a compare-er and find myself being of jealous of people…and then when I think why, I can’t even formulate a good reason. Like you seem to be, I’m my biggest critic. I’ve run one marathon in my life and then after failing in two subsequent training cycles (and there you go – I used the word ‘fail’ when that’s just not the case!), I thought running was no longer for me. I all but quit running and pursued swimming, yoga, etc., and other things that I just couldn’t fall in love with! A stressful job for a full years robbed me of an appetite so I falsely thought I didn’t need to work out now. In a nutshell, my relationship with running has been quite tenuous. Finally I’m back at it and have fallen in love with it again because, simply put, I have stopped caring about times or how I look in a tank top and running shorts. W...

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