"My coach told me I run like a girl and I told him that if he would speed up a little he could too."

the back of an xc shirt


Stop Victim Blaming campaign poster series.

(Source: warrenbuchholz)

Anonymous asked:
You'll get there! I ran 37 my freshman year also and with pure hard work and determination I got down to 20 min my sophomore year of xc. Good luck :)

that’s an awesome achievement! It feels great to know you’re getting faster. :) congrats!! :D 


if you’re thinking something nice about someone you should always say it

(Source: drakeboner)

A little update on my xc season so far..

It’s been great! All my summer running is paying off. I broke my lifetime PR by our second meet, it’s been that good. The first meet I was in the 27’s but now I’m down to 25:02 as my lifetime PR. I’m aiming to break 24’s tomorrow. Going sub 25 was my goal I set for myself this summer. I’m nervous but excited at the same time. I’m only 3 freaking seconds away and I’ve got 5 meets left to get it. It’s now or never. 

A couple weeks ago we ran a course I ran in 37 minutes my freshman year, this year I ran it in 26 minutes. That means I cut 11 minutes off my time, probably the thing I’m most proud of so far. 

That’s what I love about xc, you can track your progress over time. It’s amazing. If you aren’t in the sport you should be because it is the ultimate cure for low self esteem (which I had freshman year). 

"They don’t teach you in school how to calculate the curve of your sanity just before it breaks. They certainly don’t teach you that they’re the ones who snapped it."

(via wordsbyms)

"Remember the time that I said I wanted a dog?
You said “don’t worry one day we’ll get one”.
Remember when I said that I wasn’t good with kids?
You told me “I think you’ll make a great mom”.
Remember the night I asked if you really loved me?
you said “I’ll love you until the day I die”.
Remember the night I teased about you buying me earrings?
you said “I’ll just buy you a ring… or two”."

actual conversations with my boyfriend (via wordsbyms)