“As a magazine writer, Iâ€™m always looking for other peopleâ€™s stories and trying to talk to people about what their lives are like. I always knew that that came from a place from having some pretty crazy experiences as somebody whoâ€™s bipolar and that I had all these stories that seemed outlandish and bananas, and that maybe I had to start with my own story. It all definitely started when lithium, the medication that I was taking for bipolar disorder, stopped working for me. All of a sudden, bipolar disorder and lithium became so much more prominent and important in my life. And it became much more clear to me that it was a bigger part of my identity than I ever imagined.”
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We wait, and wait, and wait, for nice weather to arrive so we can get out there and get some good runs in, and then spring comes and goes in the blink of an eye, and suddenly itâ€™s HOT. So how do you keep up your motivation? Audiobooks! With a fast-paced listen, youâ€™ll forget all about the heat, and the miles will fly by. Here are five thrillers that will get your mind racing so fast, your feet will struggle to keep up!
If you are as obsessed with dark, well-written BBC dramas like Luther and Broadchurch as we are, then youâ€™ll be just as obsessed with these dark, well-written crime thrillers. Read more
Thereâ€™s nothing that makes me want to be outside more than nice weatherâ€”and itâ€™s here! Shed those heavy coats and head outside for a little fresh air. Read more
“I wrote my book Ballplayer for a couple of different reasons. I wanted to give the reader some insight into my upbringing, my family life, what it was like to be in the dugout, to be in the clubhouse in those pitcherâ€™s meetings on those pitcherâ€™s mounds.”
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â€śThe historian [Louis F.] Burns once wrote, â€™To believe that the Osages survived intact from their ordeal is a delusion of the mind. What has been possible to salvage has been saved and is dearer to our hearts because it survived. What is gone is treasured because it was what we once were. We gather our past and present into the depths of our being and face tomorrow. We are still Osage. We live and we reach old age for our forefathers.â€™â€ť Read more
The winter is always a tough time to run. With the short days and the cold weather, itâ€™s hard to convince yourself to put on those layers and head out the door. Once you do, though, itâ€™s well worth it. I find winter runs to be some of my best: thereâ€™s no humidity so itâ€™s much easier to breathe, the streets are less crowded, and once you warm up you can go as long as you want without getting all sticky and sweaty.
Instead of sitting on a warm beach by the ocean to enjoy a fast-paced beach read, why not put on some sweats and curl up on your couch with a cup of hot cocoa? Beach reads are great reads year round, and these heart-pounding books will make the winter days melt away. Read more