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Dear all,

Take a moment and consider your feet. The extraordinary nature of their construction: the entire body balanced on a small filigree of bone, tendon and ligament. No matter how big you think your feet may be, they are actually very small to carry so much. Like a turtle balancing a tree on its back. So really, look at your feet. Put them up a moment. Give yourself a foot rub. Thank them for their extraordinary service.



In 2005, I stunned myself by signing up to walk the San Diego Rock ‘n Roll Marathon on behalf of the American Stroke Association. This post is one of a series of reflections and Training Tales from that time. The whole series begins here.