Friends & Enemies

Every cold sweat I awoke from you held me. Every night terror you heard my screams. All my failures you witnessed. All my heartbreaks you encouraged. You, the first person to tell me I’m worthless. The last person to love me. I can’t escape you. I can’t escape myself. No matter where life goes we…

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Lights Shine Brightest at Night

There in the infinite view of the ocean, the endless blue of the sky, the constant warmth of the sun, she took great pleasure in the realization of how small she was. How minuscule each problem and obstacle she faced unquestionably was. Every evil in this world was minimal compared to the beauty in front…

Mean Lean Football Machine Cardio

Stretch according before. Get the blood flowing Complete the following circuit four times, resting 1 minute after the burpees in each round. 1. Pullups Reps: As many as possible in 30 seconds 2. Jumping Jacks Reps: 60 3. Burpees Reps: 20 Sprint Interval Workout Pro athlete level Sprint 90 yards in 10 seconds Rest: 30-50…

The Death of My Best Friend, The Birth of My Angel

I first met Joseph Gilliam in the Fall of 2010 at Purdue University. We were both football players on full scholarship, living in the same dorms, eating at the same table, sweating, and bleeding for the same team. I have to admit though, at first Joseph and I did not get along. It wasn't anything…