Tag Archives: Running Motivation

The Botendaddy Abides, Part Roku and a Riverside Run

They were doing crew down by the river. I was running with the Tattooed Canadian Chick 🐥. It was very humid. “How do you run 🏃 in that enormous yeasty adult diaper?” She asked. “Listen, we’re just running for distance not … Continue reading

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The thesis defense and the end of the Writer’s Workshop

“This is really the end isn’t it, Yon Botendaddy. You finish your research, get your degree like the scarecrow in Wizard of Odds and become a scientist again. It’s been a while, hasn’t it?” We sat in front of the … Continue reading

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The Beginning of the End?

“OK, I’m 3.8 pounds under Normal BMI. I was 11.2 pounds under a few months ago. They say to have max longevity, you need to be about mid-normal. For me, that’s 175 pounds. If I weighed 175, I could do … Continue reading

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A Weird Twilight Run

It was cold-ish 50 degrees. I was in shorts and a t-shirt. 100% cotton of course. “Synthetics are for freaks who don’t know better. ‘Ooh it wicks away the sweat!’ WTF does ‘wick’ mean? No one ever used the word … Continue reading

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An uninspired four mile run on a cold spring day

‘I was caught driving behind a ‘Sloak’ on the way here. That’s a word meaning ‘Slowpoke’ but shortened.’ He had really ‘Slown’ down. You see, when an old man wears a hat, it constructs blood flow to the right foot, … Continue reading

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A fast four mile run and I hate Judge Judy

“I hate Judge Judy. I don’t want some loudmouth, obnoxious New York broad shrieking at me and bossing me around. I grew up with that, my Mom and Grandmother are from the South Bronx for Khufu’s sake.” I was running … Continue reading

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Never run to lose weight, lose weight to run

I was in Hiroyuki’s apartment. It was a shitty shit-covered shitacious, shitavicious day. It rained for 24 hours. It was dark cold humid and miserable. She had called me and I came over immediately. She hadn’t left the house for three … Continue reading

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