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Have You Suffered from “Oxy D.” syndrome?

Have You Suffered from “Oxy D.” syndrome?

| January 6, 2014 | 4 Comments

While climbing Mt. Whitney, brunette reader Jenecca Prevette has a “blonde moment.”

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Keep Moving Forward

Keep Moving Forward

| September 18, 2013 | 3 Comments

A reader recounts her inspiring road to recovery after suffering a stroke at age 42.

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Is It Worth the View?

Is It Worth the View?

| August 9, 2013 | 1 Comment

When the going gets tough, the tough don’t get going–they keep going.

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Response to a Summer Issue Headline

Response to a Summer Issue Headline

| July 8, 2013 | 2 Comments

I was drawn to your article “Wrench Wench” about the United Bicycle Institute. I feel it speaks to encouraging young women to not be afraid of the STEM fields where females are currently underrepresented. With that being said, I do have a concern regarding the title.

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Annihilation: Facing Fear and Doubt During Training

Annihilation: Facing Fear and Doubt During Training

| May 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

A reader shares the story of training for her first century race.

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Trekking in Humla, Nepal

Trekking in Humla, Nepal

| February 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

This Fall we had the opportunity to spend 16 days trekking in Humla, Nepal. Before we left we had heard how beautiful the Himalayas are and we were not disappointed.

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Lessons from my First Triathlon

Lessons from my First Triathlon

| February 7, 2013 | 5 Comments

At age 42 I decided that I was ready to fulfill an item on my bucket list–a triathlon. I wish I could tell you that I crossed the finish line.

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Solo South Sister Summit Mission!

Solo South Sister Summit Mission!

| January 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Last time I skied South Sister was with my best ski buddy and at the peak of my physical ability. This time I was all alone, and in the worst physical condition that I’d been in in years.

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2013 – The Year of the Lycra

2013 – The Year of the Lycra

| January 14, 2013 | 2 Comments

As 2012 drew to a close I knew that something had to change and in order to step forward enthusiastically into the New Year, I needed to know that I would be achieving something outdoors in 2013.

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The Big Hike for MS: Day 23

The Big Hike for MS: Day 23

| January 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

By the time I finished the trail I was not only physically drained but mentally fatigued not to mention completely pissed off that I went out of my way for at least three miles.

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A Different Way

A Different Way

| December 24, 2012 | 3 Comments

As a kid, I would not even take a shower: having water in my eyes was one of the worst things that could happen to me then.

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The Big Hike for MS: Day 19

The Big Hike for MS: Day 19

| December 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

My hikes were consumed with delirious visions of steaming, heaping, stacks of pancakes smothered with fruit and hot buttery syrup. And of course no options in sight.

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