Tag: transitions

Madonna on Soul Mates

Happy Thanksgiving! I’m on the road back to New Jersey with my dog and material posessions all packed up in this sweet minivan. I’m trying to move as quickly as possible, so it’s not going to be a joy ride, but I want to stop and say how deeply grateful I am for a few…

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I Run Loving

HAPPY VALENTINES DAY! I’m definitely not one for overpriced flowers and overpackaged chocolates, but I can get down with celebrating love. And the one thing that I love more than anything else is RUNNING! While my buddies back on the east coast are getting buried in snow, winter is pretty much over in California. I heard…

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I don’t know much, but I do know this: with a golden heart comes a rebel fist

… I can’t help agreeing with those that would not quit. In less than two days, I will run my first ultramarathon. The past several weeks have been intense, fun, hellish, painful, liberating, terrifying and astoundingly transformative. I’ve observed my body and mind undergo drastic changes throughout the three months I’ve spent training for the Headwaters Ultra 50K.…

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To see farther, climb higher

  It’s been quite a while since I last updated this blog. That’s only because I’ve been directing all of my energy toward a major transition (yes, another one). Shasta is just so utterly, undeniably wonderful- I decided that I wanted to move here indefinitely. Oddly enough, I meet people with similar stories almost every day.…

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Guess who’s back?

Whooooa! Where in the world is Lauren, now? I’m in the magical, mystical land of Mt. Shasta, CA, where people come to reflect, heal, and embark on spiritual quests. What am I doing here? Well, right now I’m sitting in a tavern called “The Goat” and using their wifi to update my blog! Honestly, the…

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