Monthly Archives: July 2013

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro

This is the hardest thing I’ve ever done, I thought to myself. I don’t know if I can make it all the way. It was the fifth day of our climb up Mount Kilimanjaro, the day we summited. I’m not … Continue reading

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A short update

I was hoping to write an extensive post detailing the results of the plan I followed June 3 to July 3–what worked well, what didn’t work so well, etc.–but I’m about to go on holidays, so that will have to … Continue reading

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Deep reasons

I’m a white, North American, heterosexual, university-educated, middle-class, Christian male in his late 20s. Life as we know it today has pretty much been designed to be super awesome for people who fit that description. I get endless support from … Continue reading

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Self-flagellation and Pinterest-ready platitudes

A dear friend of mine is an instructor at a big-box fitness franchise in the city. Once a month, I go to her Friday evening BodyPump class. I do this for two reasons: (1) To mix up my usual workout … Continue reading

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