Less than 24 hours before this race, I was completely calm. It was almost like I wasn’t even racing a 50k. Not a care in the world, but was definitely “carbo loading”. I took some time to swim and loosen up, took a day off of work so I’d be off of my feet, but […]Read More Possum 50k race report.
It’s Spring. It’s May. May and I have a love/hate relationship. I enjoy the springtime. I look forward to the colors, of course. But I love to see the green stuff even more. The bright green leaves give me a sense of peace, and somehow, I feel more energetic when I look out of the […]Read More Details.
It’s a thing in our house. The Days of Dan. Whenever my husband is lucky enough to get some time off of work, we all celebrate. It’s something we plan for and look forward to. The Days of Dan mean that dad is home for a week or so, and we get him all to […]Read More Days of Dan.
Another successful attempt to involve my kids in running. These two accompanied me to their first official trail race today. It was so fun to see them take in a new experience. Aiden is what I call a reluctant runner; he balks when I suggest a run, but then he returns from his run grinning […]Read More Running Buddies.
That’s the word I choose today. Amazing. My daughter is an amazing human being. Abby just turned nine. She has constantly surprised me these past nine years. She is incredibly intuitive, intelligent, deeply spiritual, and so down to earth. She is everything I would want her to be, neatly packaged in a beautiful and wonderful […]Read More Amazing.
Being a mom. There’s no job interview, but maybe there should be? There’s no training or job description? It wouldn’t hurt to have either of those. There’s no paid vacation, no sick time, no excuses. And yet, it is THE most rewarding thing to do with your life, in my humble opinion. We are the […]Read More On being a mom….
As we have begun Lent, I have been focusing on sacrificing things and adding more prayer. For those of you that don’t practice Lent, it’s a time to purify ourselves in a sense – to reset. It’s a time to look at what we do and how we act, and decide if we are being […]Read More Something to think about.