I went for a run in the woods with my dog yesterday, and I brought the neighbor's dog too, since Bonnie loves the company. This furry friend is almost 100 pounds, and a little clumsy, so when I started doing my sprint intervals, he got excited and sprinted right into me, knocking me clean on my behind. I laid on the ground in shock and held back the tears, while I felt the left side of my bum and elbow throbbing from the impact. He didn't even come back to see if I was OK, but Bonnie did (good dog). I finally got up and limped home, hurting physically, but also feeling a little hardcore. I couldn't wait to share my story and show my battle wounds.
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