I’ve run from this thing my entire adult life. Here’s why I finally stopped.

A person running in the evening against a big, blue evening sky.
A person running in the evening against a big, blue evening sky.

I was 25. I was a little more than halfway through my graduate education. I was getting papers published, and I was enjoying being a teaching assistant at the large land-grant university. There was so much promise ahead of me, and I was just desperate for all of it. I was so desperate that I couldn’t get my head around everything I wanted to.

A visit to a campus doctor concerning unrelenting fatigue (my perpetual tell-tale sign, it turns out) turned to conversations about my mood, my eating habits, my attitudes towards others, and a whole gamut of topics that…

Chuck Pearson

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