When Inspiration Comes From Pavement

When Inspiration Comes From Pavement

After a trip to the restroom and a gulp of water, I lined up at the back of one of the final waves of the 2018 Surf City Half Marathon race. I was a little nervous about finishing the whole thing knowing that I hadn’t hit my mileage target. The words, I just might die, [...]

The Lofty To Do List

The Lofty To Do List

“Jasmine, what the hell kind of to-do list is that?” My sister was looking at a list I had posted on my wall. “You know most people have lists like ‘do the laundry’ or something normally like that?” I glanced at my unconventional list. Run a marathon. Write a book. Those are the things listed [...]

My New Year Resolution: It’s A Thing Now

My New Year Resolution: It’s A Thing Now

Somewhere in the middle of splashing in a puddle of my own sweat, I felt a chilling sense of regret creep up into the back of my mind.“Why the hell am I running so damn far?” I thought to myself as I continued to swiftly place one foot in front of the other. The masochistic [...]