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Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Today's OneWord: Hydration

When I played baseball, my father told me over and over that there were two important factors to maintaining my speed, endurance, and skill: Practice and hydration. Now, I'm not sure why he was so hung up on me drinking so much water that I felt like my stomach would burst, but the practicing did help. Still, by the time I turned seventeen, I was sneaking in and out of the drugstore with friends, and soon I was hydrating with cheap, awful whiskey instead of good old-fashioned H2O.

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