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Run with Me: An Accidental Runner and the Power of Poo
by Jennifer Luitwieler (Goodreads Author)
This book is not about running. It's not even about dogs. It is, however, a little bit about poo, or rather, the mess we unnecessarily carry around in our own lives. Though Jennifer Luitwieler started running with one singular and significant goal in mind, to train The Dog to stop laying pipe under her sewing machine, she found herself running not just a half marathon, but ...more
Paperback, 230 pages
Published August 1st 2011 by Civitas Press
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I wish I had know this was a book about dealing with depression before I started it. Maybe my expectations would have been different and thus my feelings about the book would have been different. She had some good points and a 'down home' voice to her story but all in all I thought it was somewhat disjointed in its presentation.
Not the kind of book I normally read but it resonated with me at this point in time on a number of levels as I begin training for a tri and am doing a bit of self reflection. It's not a self-help book filled with gagging Christian platitudes but does stir some spiritual introspection.
Jennifer Luitwieler was raised in the steel valley of Pittsburgh, PA. There, she received a B.A. in English Lit from Chatham College (now Chatham University). She is as a freelance writer and editor in Tulsa, Ok where she has lived with her family for the last 19 years. She enjoys training for and running marathons, knitting, sewing, and binge watching BBC detective series.More about Jennifer Luitwieler...