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Bonus blog: Do I agree with the author of Unbroken Brain?
Saturday, June 25, 2016      9 comments

Do I agree with Maia Szalavitz's contention that "... fundamentally, addiction is a learning disorder. There are three critical elements to it: the behavior has a psychological purpose, the specific learning pathways involved make it become ne... Read more
Race Report - Cornfield - Cornfield 10K
Saturday, June 25, 2016      9 comments

Colorado has its Bolder Boulder. Nebraska, not to be denied (remember the Ski Nebraska posters, anyone?)... mimics with Cornfield - Cornfield. Part of the BRIN series (Born and Race In Nebraska) that I signed on to as a package deal last Thank... Read more
Training and doctoring
Friday, June 24, 2016      23 comments

Seven weeks out from the "big one", emoticon ... Read more
So who is a "vulnerable" person?
Thursday, June 23, 2016      26 comments

A snip from the book "Unbroken Brain: A revolutionary New Way of Understanding Addiction" by Maia Szalavitz, that I referenced yesterday prompts this followup. "It" (addiction) "only develops when vulnerable people interact with potentiall... Read more
Onward with the book
Wednesday, June 22, 2016      19 comments

Part of my own process of understanding what I need to do as a maintainer involves reading and assimilating many different things. The current read... Read more
Do NOT take yesterday's blog as an excuse to binge eat
Tuesday, June 21, 2016      23 comments

Just because I had an "episode" and seem to have weathered it OK, still being "in range"... doesn't make the binge "OK". Just because I was conscious of it happening while it did does not make it "OK". Just because it STARTED with the intentio... Read more
So, what WAS that, over the weekend?
Monday, June 20, 2016      26 comments

You can spin it many ways. You remember on Saturday, I fessed up to bringing triggers into the house. Several of you commented that I'm stronger than peanut butter and honey. ... Read more
Saturday - Summer weekends
Saturday, June 18, 2016      21 comments

I could hear the rain on the roof during the night, and at 2 a.m. my phone rang... work issue that I had to get up, go downstairs, and fire up a remote session to help resolve. Mostly hand-holding a gal who hadn't faced this particular task bef... Read more
More echoes from Unbroken Brain
Friday, June 17, 2016      26 comments

Unbroken Brain, by Maia Szalavitz is a book (c) 2016 that discusses addiction as a learning / developmental disorder. While addressing specifically drug/alcohol addiction, it also addresses the so-called "addictive personality" which many of us... Read more
Pre-work shortie
Thursday, June 16, 2016      23 comments

Yesterday was HOT. Today promises to be more of the same. Old fashioned Nebraska Summer, with three-digit temperatures! I skipped the swim (another blog later about that), but went to the grocery store, being out of some necessities that supp... Read more
Teasers from the Unbroken Brain book
Wednesday, June 15, 2016      15 comments

Following up about the book Unbroken Brain by Maia Szalavitz... I'm going back and high-lighting in my copy of the book, even though I'm still not to page 100! Something that stands out, in fact the basis of the book, is the author's charac... Read more
Brenda, Barb and Ace
Tuesday, June 14, 2016      21 comments

This turned out to be the best day for biking this week, and I rode Brenda Starr Trek down to the office, leaving earlier than usual. Turns out that leaving early, I coincided with the time ALICIA363 does her interval run/walk/run... as I neare... Read more
The upcoming book
Monday, June 13, 2016      21 comments

Continuing down the road of study of the brain, I picked up this title from someone else's blog or a linked article (I want to say it was WATERMELLEN, but not sure), and then when ALICIA363 marked it as "currently reading" on GoodReads, I knew I... Read more
A solo bike/run brick
Sunday, June 12, 2016      21 comments

As it turns out, my biking buddy was not available for today's bike/run brick... but I guess I'm getting a little more comfortable with the area where we have been riding/running... and I opted to go do it solo. I put Sophia in the back o... Read more
Eliza did not get to play today
Saturday, June 11, 2016      26 comments

Met a new friend at the open water swim... of the canine bestie variety. Her mommy and daddy were swimming or organizing, and everyone got in the ... Read more

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