That time of the year is here. Cabin fever is consuming my mind. All I can think about is the desire to be outside in temperatures above freezing. To inhale the delightful smell of spring in the air. To see little bits of green poking through the ground. I am not a cold weather hater,… Continue reading Motivation Meltdown…Fighting for the Will Power To Run
Crazy is as crazy does... On vacation in Indiana this past Christmas, I found myself with a little extra time and energy. The kids were occupied with their grandparents. The hubster was busy catching up with family. Normal food dishes were replaced with meals that had a few more calories. Not to mention the added… Continue reading Tips To Survive Cold Weather Running
The day was dark, gray, and dreary. The rain had been falling off and on for days, which meant the ground would be a muddy mess. My heart was aching for my darling horses cooped up in the barn and our energetic dog held hostage in her kennel. For weeks I had been planning on… Continue reading Why Do You Race? An Overlooked Benefit of Running Races.
As the date of my second half marathon fast approaches, memories from the Mickelson Race in Deadwood, South Dakota surface. It ended up being a great race to learn from. Definitely, one that my husband, Mick, and I agree needs to be done each year. While I did not do as well as I had… Continue reading Quest For a Healthier Lifestyle: Part 2
A Stay-At-Home Mom's Journey to Better Health After the birth of my daughter in 2014, I decided it was time to get back in shape. A friend of mine started a challenge group, and for accountability reasons, I jumped on board. It was just the kick in the pants I needed to get my weight… Continue reading Treadmill vs. Outdoor Running
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