Zen Running – leave your watch at home.

My dad and I joke about my Type A personality traits. I can count on one hand the number of times I have gone out for a run without my GPS watch.  I don't like surprises, especially when I go out for a run. I use my watch to track my speed and distance relying... Continue Reading →

Self love isn’t always easy…

  Self love isn't always easy...thank goodness for my sister! We have a wonderful relationship, now don't get me wrong she may be younger by 15 months but she used to kick my butt.  Through the years we have become thick as thieves and I truly do not know where I would be in life... Continue Reading →

Just eat another cookie…

I've heard this often over the past few weeks..."Enjoy. Just eat another cookie...you can run it off later."  If only it were that easy! For starters I cannot just pop a cookie in my mouth and not stress about the calories that it contains and what it would take to "burn" it off.    Mentioning... Continue Reading →

Tips & Tricks – Hydration Vests

Being that I live in the middle of nowhere (not really, but Luxemburg is a VERY small town) I train for the most part solo.  This posses several challenges when my mileage starts to ramp up.  I was given excellent advice by a fellow runner (CamelBak Marathoner Review - Dane Rauschenberg) when I became to research... Continue Reading →

Running is ALWAYS the ANSWER

It is amazing what happens when one witnesses love  and kindness.  Times are tough, the world feels like it is dissolving in chaos, but  there are individuals that prove the human spirit is alive and well.  Sometimes it takes one stepping back to see it, but love is everywhere.  The gestures may not be grand,... Continue Reading →

An Open Letter

Recently I have been seeing this term "tribe" used a lot.  It got me to thinking about the meaning of a tribe. According to Dictionary.com a tribe is defined as any aggregate of people united by ties of descent from a common ancestor, community of customs and traditions, adherence to the same leaders, etc.  As... Continue Reading →

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