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
Am I the only nerd excited over this day? I am more excited over this day than my birthday….it’s STAR WARS DAY!!!!! Yes us Star Wars nerds get a day all to ourselves. Because we don’t get enough of it right? 😉 So I will be celebrating it with the rest of the cool kids around the world. So I will honor the day and … Continue reading May the Fourth be with you
Most of us are in the middle of training for a 5K, half, or a full marathon. We are all trying to better our health and stay active. At times, training can get hard and the goal might seem further away than it is. It is totally up to us on how we handle it. Just remember that you are strong enough to do anything … Continue reading Find a way, not an excuse.