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More than a Coach. More Like the Father I Never Had …

March 22 2011

Last year I had the opportunity to watch my high school coach celebrate his 60th birthday, and I wouldn’t have missed it for the world. It was the first time that I actually got to see my coach as a regular person and the talented musician that he is – minus the whistle and the … More

A Note to All Cheaters and Those Who Help Them

March 18 2011

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, I’m sure you’ve heard the Mark Block doping news. I typically don’t jump into this type of conversation, but since everyone is talking about it, I thought I’d chime in – from a different perspective. First let me say that I’m glad USADA and the IAAF are taking … More

The Rumor Mill: You’re Either Dead, Dumb or Retired

March 16 2011

My mom called me today and asked me if I was hurt. It was a random question and totally out of the blue – especially coming from my mom. I was kind of annoyed because I knew why she was asking, but told her that I was fine. Then I asked her why she wanted … More

Recovered and Ready

March 11 2011

Today was a good day (minus the blowout I had on the way to the weight room). Shout out to the debris in the road that tried to take me out, and the Good Samaritan in the white Chevy Cavalier (Damon you know who you are) who helped me change my tire! The fact that … More

Fan Mail vs. Faith Mail

March 09 2011

I travel a lot, and believe it or not I get some fan mail. It’s funny to think that I have fans. Anyway, I actually read my mail, and every once in a while, I get something that really makes me stop and listen. This morning I was cleaning out my Facebook messages, and I … More