April Community Essay: Release

This month, as I recover from my latest race, I’m focusing on releasing myself from the comparison trap that's so easy to fall into. I'm ignoring the 21 miler I saw someone recovering from the same race post to Instagram today and the half marathon PR posted by someone else. Instead, I'm doing what’s best … Continue reading April Community Essay: Release


Community Essays: What I’ve Gained

This is a collection of essays from our community in response to our February writing prompt "What I've Gained". We received many submissions this month, so please note that although we were unable to include them all, we've read and been touched by every single one.  By Calesse Smith Since truly committing to recovery, I have … Continue reading Community Essays: What I’ve Gained

Community Essays: I Weigh

Submissions from the Lane 9 Project community, in response to our January writing prompt “I Weigh”.    I am inherently valuable because I exist. And it has absolutely nothing to do with what I weigh.   By Laila Drury Technically speaking, I weigh an arbitrary amount measured in pounds or kilograms, or “good” or “bad.” I … Continue reading Community Essays: I Weigh