‘Of course it was painful, and there were times when, emotionally, I just wanted to chuck it all. But pain seems to be a precondition for this kind of sport…It’s precisely because of the pain, precisely because we want to overcome that pain, that we can get the feeling, through this process, of really being […]Read more "Sinful Sunday: Recovery…"
‘He lifts her breasts, which fit perfectly into his hands, though he knows this is no promise that he gets to keep them. A million things you can’t have will fit in a human hand.’ – Barbara Kingsolver I’m running a marathon in two weeks. I’ve been running a lot; miles and miles each week. […]Read more "Sinful Sunday: Indentations…"
‘Everyone must leave something behind when he dies, my grandfather said…something your hand touched some way so your soul has somewhere to go when you die, and when people look at that tree or that flower you planted, you’re there. It doesn’t matter what you do, he said, so long as you change something from […]Read more "Why I’m running…"