I quit a training run last weekend. I had 14 miles planned. I was dressed perfectly for the temps, had my nutrition with me, had the route picked out, and … Continue reading Why I’m Proud of a Run I Didn’t Finish.
Something comes over me every November. I know that cold and darkness are right around the corner, so I’ll be spending more time inside. And secondly, we’re about to start … Continue reading Minimalism and Identifying What is Truly Most Important
A dream came true today. I was featured in an article in Runner’s World. I remember when I first aspired to this. I was 19 years old, working at a … Continue reading Decide What To Be And Go Be It.
One week from tomorrow I will be toeing the line of a 50 mile trail race. Last time I did a 50 miler I had two kidneys. This time I … Continue reading Preparing to Run a 50 Mile Race With One Kidney
I had grand aspirations of writing a lot once I moved to Colorado. I wanted to share nearly real time the wins, the challenges, the vulnerable moments, and the excitement … Continue reading My New Chapter in Colorado!
Yesterday I woke up out of a dead sleep at 2am with a very specific thought on my mind. In 20 years I will be 60 years old. Really? Let … Continue reading 20 Years Forward, 20 Years Back
We walked shoulder to shoulder, noticing the morning sun streaming through the tree branches, the birds singing, all while we reminisced over the highlights of the last ten years. Our … Continue reading A Walk Down Memory Lane
My oldest, truest friend in the world is running. I was only 5 years old when I first became enamored with the way it made my mind and body feel, … Continue reading Running Reinvented
My relationship with running has had its ups and downs since my kidney donation back in May of 2017. I was jogging only 17 days after surgery, and ran a … Continue reading A Renewed Relationship With Running
My mind was a back and forth between self doubt and compassion all day. It was the day before the Madison Half Marathon. 5 months and 19 days since my … Continue reading Half Marathon, Half the Kidneys. My First Race Post Donation.
As the page on the calendar turns from August to Setpember, I can’t help but notice how different it feels this year versus the 9 years before it. There is … Continue reading From Coach to Spectator
In yesterday’s post I had mentioned that I’ve only been focusing on time with my beloved dog Nixon, and working out. Thank GOODNESS for my workouts over the last few … Continue reading A New Flavor of Fitness – Weight Training