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Running: The Greenest Form of Exercise?

Hello, blogosphere! It’s been far too long since my last post, and I am dreadfully sorry.  I have no excuse.  It’s not that I haven’t thought about blogging, I just, well, haven’t. So, without further ado, I give you my latest post:

Exercise, for me, is a peculiarity.  I don’t do it too often, and I get bored when I do most forms of it.  So when I first started thinking, “Oh dear, I am not in the best shape in the world–not terrible, but definitely not the best,” I decided that I had to find something that I could afford and that would keep my interest throughout life.  I’ve tried gyms, lots of gyms, with lots of different exercises.  I get bored halfway through a weightlifting sequence, a run on a treadmill, or halfway across a pool and end up just sort of…floating.  Just staring, just looking at all the other gym members running like hamsters on wheels, and I realized I was one of those hamsters.  Then I thought about my brother, about how he has run in track since junior high school and how he always posts pictures of all the wonderous trails and spectacular vistas he’s run across. So I decided running would become my thing.

I’m still working on it.

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