There is tired, and then there’s tired. The kind of tired you feel when you have done way more than there is time for, more than you’d planned, and are sleep deprived on top of it all. It’s the kind of tired you feel when you have to tuck your chin down, keep your feet … Continue reading Gratitude, Always
Hiking Kokohead while living in Hawaii was a wonderful experience, but not for the obvious reasons. The view was beyond beautiful overlooking Hanauma Bay. Being able to lookout over the marathon course from that perspective was mind-blowing. Hiking it with a dear friend makes it a forever treasured memory. The encounter we had with … Continue reading Eeyore by Nature?
With a 5 mile training run to do today, I had to make the decision to either trudge along on the treadmill again (I've been doing that all week and I really don't like it, but it's a necessary evil at times) or brave the weather and do an outside run. Let's just say that … Continue reading V-8 Running
How about we all just stop for a minute. I am a "Fan" and "Like" various fitness groups on Facebook and read a few fitness and running blogs on a regular basis. Heck, I even write for a fitness blog. But I'm more and more discouraged about the negative tone of what I've been reading … Continue reading How About It?
Dear SM (Straight Mom) - She hears you sighing when you attempt to brush her curls. She hears your comments about her "rats' nest". She's listening. She hears you. She gets the message. So let's change it. First, since you don't have curls, there will be a bit of a learning curve. Please check out … Continue reading Dear Straight Mom of a Curly Kid…
To the friends who inspired and paved the way... To the trainer who believed in me and my abilities before I could believe in myself... To the friends who didn't laugh when I told them what I wanted to do... To the friends who walked and ran beside me as we cheered each other on... … Continue reading To the….
If it's important to you, you'll find a way. If it's not, you'll find an excuse. I love this saying so much as it applies to fitness, healthy eating, as well as just life in general for all the things we don't do but know we should. As we begin unpacking in our new home … Continue reading Make It Work
You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make him drink. Same thing goes for 3 year old boys and food. I've been thinking a lot about my attitude and how it's pretty much stunk up the place lately. We I am having (ha, ha!) trouble at times with my son and food, … Continue reading Attitude