What I’m Loving This Month: June 2016 – Celebrating Progress

Three months ago tonight, I found myself hobbling to a cab in a ball gown and pair of Yves Saint Laurent platform pumps uttering the words: I think I broke my foot. A few hours later, it was confirmed, I was in increasing amounts of pain, and figured I'd be off my foot for a …

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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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Wouldn’t it be Nice?

As I watched the marathon trials on Saturday, in addition to being in awe at the way those athletes move, there was longing. Wishing for their strong strides. Their high knees. Their seemingly effortless glide over 26.2 miles.  Galen Rupp ran his first marathon, in the hottest Olympic marathon trials ever. And won. Actually, he …

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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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