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Companies With a Greater Purpose

Recently, I've started to notice companies who are going above and beyond what most other companies are doing. These companies are taking the time improve the greater good of this world by giving back, supporting fair-trade and appropriate-pay, or trying to keep jobs in the US. I realize there is a lot that goes into running a business, but it is encouraging to see companies working to make a difference. I appreciate their efforts and hope more will jump on…

Brooks Hyperion Shoes – Review

I started using racing flats two years ago--in part due to working at Skinny Raven. I've always wanted to use them, so it was just a matter of time to find the right ones. I like racing flats for their minimal weight, flexibility in the materials used, and to be honest they make me feel fast too! For the past two summers I've been racing in the Adidas Adios Boost. I really, really like these, and I have raced everything…

Hip Labral Tear – The Doctor’s Diagnosis

I finally had a chance to meet with an orthopedic doctor about the possibility of needing surgery on my hip to repair my torn labrum. After being diagnosed in November with a torn labrum via an MRI, I put off meeting with an orthopedic doctor to find out is surgery was necessary because of not wanting to pay even more doctor bills. Finally enough was enough, and I made an appointment at the beginning of March to go see a…