Well, the good news is I’m still alive and well and able to write this post. Kidding. On Saturday, April 8th, I ran my 4th half marathon. It’d been almost a year since my last half marathon and in that span of time I pulled my hamstring and had toRead More
This is a story of me accepting me, even when I fail. You should try it. It’s actually a lot of fun.
I think it’s normal for us, as humans living in a world where we’re bombarded with perfect images of others, to find fault with who we are and what we look like. I’ve struggled with body image issues since, well, probably since I was 5. And I still do today.Read More
Thin, fit, ripped, athletic, curvy, fat – they’re all adjectives used to describe us. But they don’t define us. You don’t have to be any of these things in order to be healthy and happy.
“One of the greatest discoveries a man makes, one of his greatest surprises, is to find he can do what he was afraid he couldn’t do.” – Henry Ford Let’s talk about fear. Did you know fear is simply an emotion? The definition of fear is this: an unpleasant emotion causedRead More
It’s not until you run a race that you realize how many amazing runners are out there in the world. Sometimes, it gets me down, especially when I’m trying to PR and one by one, I’m being passed. Talk about feeling sub-par. But, it’s a humbling experience. Humbling and motivating.Read More
Saturday I had a really bad run. Like, really bad. It was nine miles of a pitiful combination of walking and running and each step hurt. Earlier in the week I had done a very intense boot camp workout and I was still sore. Pathetic, I know. But, hey, at leastRead More
Don’t let the perfect be the enemy of the good. – Voltaire Let’s take a hypothetical walk. You decide one day that you want to come with me to work. Great! Then, you decide, “Hey, what they’re doing is really cool! I want to tackle a project too!” Awesome. You’veRead More
Those who run without music are some mentally tough people.
God’s timing is pretty ironic, isn’t it? If you read my last post, I made it pretty clear that I tend to over-plan and over-think. Then, I made the connection that I do so because I am living out of fear. And if I can control what goes on aroundRead More