Category: Running Related

How to Chase Away Despair

Read about the Strategies I use to get through days when despair tries to carry me away….

DC Running Tour and a Lesson in Making Choices

I am on a four month temporary assignment in Washington DC.  I did a short work trip earlier in the year, my first time in DC, but didn’t get a chance to see much.  Being in this city is quite amazing.  Of course I…

How to Choose What Helps YOU Grow

We live in a culture of do more with less time, less money, less resources.  Your Facebook feed is probably littered with articles such as “Do XYZ every day” and “5 Food to Eat Every Day” and “10 Habits of Successful People”.  The message…

Becoming an Ultra Runner Started with the Courage to Face My Fears

I recently ran 50 miles for the time at the Antelope Canyon UltraMarathon. It was an amazing accomplishment and I am immensely proud of myself. As I reflect on this latest accomplish, I can’t help but turn back time to the first time I…

Antelope Canyon: 50 Miles to Find Myself

FAIR WARNING _ THIS IS A LONG ONE!!!  But I didn’t have the heart to break it into two parts.  It just couldn’t be done. On February 24, 2018, I woke up in Page, Arizona to freezing cold temperatures. I desperately wanted to stay…

2018 ~ Setting Focuses…Not Resolutions!

At the end of each year, I like to reflect on what the last year brought into my life.  Much like a daily gratitude journal, a yearly reflection allows me to assess how far I have (or have not) come.  Before I look forward…

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