I felt irritable and crotchety. This is an excerpt from a piece I wrote last spring... No specific reason, but generally I'm irritatble. I have been consistently exercising, and eating well for the most part. I'm getting enough sleep. The kids are doing as well as can be expected despite the pandemic and limited social… Continue reading Coarse

Faith and Personal Growth · Health and Fitness

Tough Mudder and My Glass Case of Emotion

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FwXD0hCvtX4http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FwXD0hCvtX4 We have this thing in our house: we love Will Ferrell. This scene above from the movie Anchorman has become a reminder to laugh when things get overwhelming. As I sat lost in thought about my new swim-bike-run sticker getting ready for Tough Mudder this weekend, my husband looked over at me and asked,… Continue reading Tough Mudder and My Glass Case of Emotion

Health and Fitness · Writing

Running is….

Running is many things to me but as I was in the middle of the last 10k races my mind filled with all kinds of adjectives that a year ago I would have never thought possible.... So, here are a few from my list: Running is ____________. Therapy Alone time Cathartic Exhilarating Mind numbing The… Continue reading Running is….