The Courage to Tri: Lindsay Waibel

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Lindsay Waibel - Overcoming the Pain of Divorce From overcoming hardship to crossing a finish line   In her mid- thirties, Lindsay unexpectedly found herself facing a divorce.  Looking for something to improve her self- confidence, she secretly signed herself up for a half marathon four months away. She didn’t have a fancy training plan [...]

IVF Update: It’s All Downhill From Here and Other Ambiguous Phrases

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“It’s all downhill from here”  is a duplicitous phrase. It connotes both easy coasting ahead and some sort of decline. If someone yells it during a run race it’s hard to know whether they mean there are no hills ahead—which they only say if it’s a lie— or a general platitude like “You’re almost there!” It insinuates […]