Being Better

I had several ideas for blog posts this month. I thought about documenting how the progress on my Hippolyta cosplay is going. I considered writing an armor tutorial. I gave serious thought to getting out all of my feelings in regards to the tragedy that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia …

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Ep 022 – Kat Simonovic, Olympian/Badass

https://media.blubrry.com/dumbbellsanddragons/p/content.blubrry.com/dumbbellsanddragons/Ep_022-Kat_Simonovic_Rio_Olympian.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSAs everyone prepares for the Olympics kickoff this weekend, I got to sit down with Kat Simonovic, who is swimming for Serbia in the 200 and 400 freestyle. She was such a magnificent person with which to chat. …

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Perspective and Significance: My 10th Mudder

I’ve written about several Mudders before, and I’ll probably do it again. My tenth Tough Mudder was special. For those that aren’t aware, people who do more than one Mudder are called Legionnaires. There are different colored headbands for each level. You get a green headband for completing two, blue …

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A Not-so-fun Fun Run

I’m a big fan of 5k races these days, particularly as they get more and more creative. Weird obstacles? Color packets? Water? Bubbles? Nighttime? Black lights? Costumes? All of these things are a blast. So the Color Obstacle Rush, which was this past Saturday in Phoenix, seemed like a no-brainer. …

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