I set out to run a total of 500 miles in 2014. Late this fall, inspired by my niece, I decided to kick it into high gear and complete a 100 day streak - which would force me to complete my mileage goal. There were days when I really really did not want to get out … Continue reading Shut Her Up
Today is day 81 of running at least a mile a day for 100 days. There are many nuggets of wisdom in this process, but two key elements that keep coming up for me over and over. 1. It's a mindset shift. If you don't give yourself a choice, exercise is just a given. If … Continue reading The Two Keys
In a recent writing prompt, it was asked to describe when the phrase, "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times" accurately described life. Now. Now is when that phrase is so appropriate. I am on a great running streak, day 73, in fact. I'm almost there in terms of hitting my … Continue reading It Was the Best of Times…
Today marks 57 days consecutively that I've walked or ran at least 1 mile. (I actually thought I'd hit the half-way mark a while ago, but discovered I had miscounted, darn it!) While my poor sick daughter was resting comfortably after a bit of soup, I knew my daily mile was still waiting for me. … Continue reading Learning
I'm in the middle of a fight. A bad one. She shows up and challenges me. She thinks it would be much nicer, more convenient to just take a day off. "Relax," she says. "Come sit in the sun with your pup and just sip coffee for a while...oh, you could read your book! How … Continue reading Everyday.
I'm about to head out on my 18th consecutive day of running. My niece over at Hanging By a Thread was inspired to run a 100-day streak. What this means is that you run at least a mile each day for 100 days. No excuses, find the time, or carve it out if you have … Continue reading Day 18
Ever have the kind of life where everything goes smoothly in ALL areas? Yeah, me neither. First the good stuff! My daughter was first on the wait list at her PreK and was able to get in class this week! This means I have 3 hours ALONE! To do with as I choose! Yahoo! Do … Continue reading Lemons, Lemonade and other Crap