Category Archives: motivation

Making a comeback

I knew it had been a while since I last updated but didn’t realize it’s been almost a year! So much has happened in that span I’m not sure where to begin. Some (not so) highlights: I lost my job … Continue reading

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When the accomplishment is simply to finish

Today’s long run was one of those runs in which about 10 minutes in, I decide the accomplishment will be to just finish, not achieve a particular pace. I am down at my family’s place in the Arakansas Ozarks. After … Continue reading

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Gravity likes me. It really likes me.

At least once every training season I have an epic fall. A situation where I am happily running along and the next second I am face-planting in to the asphalt. Saturday was epic fall day. I started my run a … Continue reading

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My quest to be a morning person. Again.

Since we returned from our trip I have been wanting to get started on my half marathon training but have had a difficult time getting started. The problem is my mid-week runs. I’ve tried a few times before to gets … Continue reading

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My inspiration

This is my good friend Cheryl. She rocks. She’s also half the woman she used to be. I mean that in the nicest way possible. She has lost so much weight she looks half the size she used to be. … Continue reading

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Getting Down(ton) on the exercise bike

I hope everyone enjoyed their three-day weekend. As my boss reminded us at least three times last week, it’s the last long weekend until Memorial Day. Now the long, cold winter settles in for a lengthy stay. A lot of … Continue reading

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