It’s February 1st of 2021 and there are still some races that are virtual only. I am signed up for a few, one of first ones being the The Diamond 10K. This will be the second time, but definitely different. This time around, it’s ALL virtual, with an included Double Diamond virtual challenge. Let me break it down for you: The Virtual Diamond 10K Complete … Continue reading Double the diamonds, double the challenge
What a crazy, stressful, thing we are going through! Who would’ve thought that we would be quarantined for months back in February? Then we joked that we couldn’t be at home for another month and here we are looking at June cancellations now?? Has running been cancelled by you? Are you still able to get any mileage in? I know many states and places have … Continue reading Do you need some motivation?
Being STRONG. Strength doesn’t come as easy as it seems. It’s getting tougher for me to be as strong and as capable as you all think. Let me fill you in a bit… I did run the runDisney Walt Disney World marathon over a month ago and I STILL haven’t filled you in on my recap. I am totally beating myself up for my poor … Continue reading Being strong, but I’m tired
Today was supposed to be a rest day. No running. But I had a thought, I wanted go for a run to honor someone. I don’t do it often and I needed to do it. I had to go for a run. I suddenly had the urge to go. And it was raining and thundering early, but when I had the thought, the weather suddenly … Continue reading Who do YOU run for?
You can’t control what happens right? You can’t control the good or the bad. But one thing is certain…..LIFE. It is a gift. Some people take advantage of it and enjoy it and live it as best as possible, and others just take it for granted. My mom was an incredibly strong and fierce woman. She definitely lived life to the fullest. But when she … Continue reading The Princess, the warrior
Since running my marathon, it has been ridiculous. The first few days were fine. Just your typical mild soreness, but as you read in my marathon recap, my back did lock up on me and I am still experiencing it today….yuck! But then my fibromyalgia started to flare up worse than usual. So there’s that. Here in Florida the weather tends to be funky, one day … Continue reading When running happens…
2017 has been ferociously mean, and yet I am grateful. I have learned lots through the months and the year is still not over. This year has not been my favorite, but that doesn’t mean that I am not grateful for it. We all know running in general isn’t easy, not even for the most talented, fit Olympian. Now throw people who have to fight … Continue reading Be OBSESSIVELY grateful
We all have a goal in our lives. Whether it’s in running or not, we have a goal. And sometimes there is that little voice that sometimes makes you feel like you can’t do it. Or that your DREAM is too big, or you’re crazy for going for it. There is a name for that voice…fear. When chasing after your dream, especially in running..it’s mostly … Continue reading Stay motivated, stay focused.
Hello everyone! I just wanted to write you all a little note and APOLOGIZE for being MIA. I’ve been dealing with something pretty major with my health and it has been very detrimental. I’ve been in a great battle again my brain disease and my Scoliosis. As far as my health is concerned, I WILL run as soon as I feel strong enough to do … Continue reading I’ve always been UNSTOPPABLE
Today I was due for a long run but I wasn’t well. I had a headache and a migraine. They were both getting worse so I opted to take my medication which sometimes helps. My headache subsided but I wasn’t feeling all that great to kill my run today. About midway through, it finally hit me. I stepped off the treadmill and sat on the … Continue reading Because he is watching