How to celebrate National Running Day if you can’t run

As a runner, National Running Day is one of my favorite made up holidays. This year, I know I'm not alone when I want to shut down social media on June 1st because this year, I can't run.  What's a runner to do? Volunteer Serve water, beer or post-run snacks at your local running club. …

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Getting real and making changes

I am overweight.     There. I said it. It's out in the world.  I've struggled with my weight since I was a kid. Running, at times, has made managing it easier. But marathon training last fall, combined with a disappointing performance in that race, let to a downward spiral. I've stopped listening to my healthy …

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Back to Basics: Accountability, Mantras, and a Bucket List

In 2015, I decided that blogging needed to take a back seat so that I could focus on work and marathon training. Ironically, as I looked back on my year, my own growth and staying on track with my goals went along with my blogging. So when I stopped blogging, it was easier to veer …

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