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…
In running, especially training we discover our true selves. We battle a lot, against ourselves. We see our strengths and our weaknesses. No matter what anyone says or what they will post online, there are battling against something. No one is perfect and you need to remember that. There is no need to compare yourself to anyone else or try to be better than anyone … Continue reading I Can and I WILL
Sometimes motivation slaps you in the face, and sometimes you need it more than ever. Other times you need to just look back to your past, even though they tell you never to look back. When you do look back at everything you have accomplished, it can help you more than you think. It did for me today. I’ve been fighting a horrible migraine for … Continue reading Monday Motivation
I’ve been struggling with some Scoliosis pain lately. But the thing that makes me different is that, I don’t let it get to me. I don’t let it define me. I don’t let it beat me. But sometimes it does knock me down. The strong do have their days. We do have our moments of weakness. I mean the last time I checked, I am … Continue reading It won’t define me.
Some see challenges as something big and scary. But I see them and I go right for them! I don’t know why but it’s a personal thing and I feel accomplished. Even if I don’t beat the challenge, just willing to try the challenge, any challenge, makes me feel accomplished. If you have been following me on my social media, you’ve seen my recent post about overcoming … Continue reading Challenges with STRENGTH.
It’s what you do when you think they aren’t watching. Listen to what I was told today.. Continue reading Follow in your footsteps
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.
Within the running community there are a lot of things we talk about, from black toe nails to setting a new personal record. I created this page to help others with questions, injuries, and encouragement. As most of you know running is a challenge for me. Because my Scoliosis is so severe, it does cause a lot of problems while I run. I have hip … Continue reading A little reminder to all the runners…
While I trained for my first half marathon I went through a lot of changes. I also discovered strengths within me that I never knew I had. Yes, there are many runners out there that run 13.1 miles for breakfast, but I am not your average runner. I have to work real hard to reach my goals. Being that Doctors always told me “You can’t … Continue reading 13.1 Never give up