Signing up for races….

Do’s and Don’ts when planning your season…. Are you a race junkie? I am. I know the dates when registration opens every year for my favorite events. I don’t even have to write them on the calendar. I’m also a sucker for Facebook ads. When I see something interesting, I just can’t help but click […]

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Peace and Joy.

Not many people, except my family, know the spiritual side of me. I was born and raised in the Catholic Church, went to Catholic schools, and entered into college.  I got lazy in my Faith for a few years, and it showed. As I have grown older, I have grown closer to my Faith again, […]

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Closing the books.

So, the year has ended. We have all moved on. I had the opportunity for one final trail run before the end of the year. It was great to get out in the milder temperatures and enjoy my favorite trail to end the year on a good note. My thoughts on 2018? It was a […]

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Fevered Pitch.

The year is coming to a close.  Soon, we will move on to 2019, just like that. As usual, this is the time of year where everything reaches a fevered pitch. The holidays are coming, preparations are being made, family is visiting, cookies are baking, presents are getting wrapped…the list goes on. This is when […]

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Zero Expectations.

Today I wasn’t motivated.  I woke up at 5:15, but didn’t do anything except lay there.  I listened to my 8 and 3 year olds play in their room together on the monitor, but I didn’t move.  It was still dark, it was so early, and I was so not motivated. So, I continued to […]

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The Anatomy of Pain.

Pain. What does it mean to you?  How would you define it? This is a topic that I’ve been digesting quite a bit lately.  Why, I don’t know for sure. It just seems to keep popping up for some reason.  Or at least more often than usual, since pain is part of what I do […]

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It’s been one of those weeks.  This time of year is hard for me for many reasons. First off, Ohio is not pleasant this time of year. I’ll be honest, I don’t particularly care for the grey skies and the dropping temperatures.  I guess I wouldn’t mind so much if there were some sunshine, but […]

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