Time.

Why can’t I just have more time? I ask myself this question a little too often.  And it seems like I still can’t find time, even when I make the effort.  I wake up earlier. I go to bed a little later. I make my to do lists…and yet, I run out of time. Most […]

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Next Steps….

Well, I’m going for it. I am going to write a book. I have started a few things in the past, but usually hit a road block and have trouble starting up again.  This may be because of distractions, like, you know, LIFE. I have written four chapters so far, and feel like I finally […]

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Wanting it.

How many times have you been faced with something that you did not think you would be able to overcome?  I’m not talking about just during training or races, but what about everyday life? Has there ever been a time where you started thinking that you don’t have what it takes?  That your best won’t […]

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Zoning out.

It was a Monday.  Mondays are always a mixed bag of feelings. I got the kids ready for school and out the door.  I came home and did a couple of things for work and then let some dust settle. I wanted to run. I had nothing pressing. So, without delay, I changed into running […]

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This Time of Year.

I live in Ohio. Still, this time of year tends to be bittersweet to me. I love the Fall…but I know what’s coming.  So, it tends to be a love-hate thing for me. I was born in the Fall.  I absolutely love the colors in the Fall.  I love when the air turns crisp, when […]

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Temporarily Blind.

Ever done something “blind”?  What does that mean, you ask…..Going into something without all of the details.  Deciding to jump in without knowing where you’ll wind up.  Or something like that…. That’s how I’ve felt lately.  I made a few decisions in the past couple of months that took me out of my comfort zone.  […]

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My Multisport Girl.

I know I’ve written about my 9 year old before, but I have to boast a little for her again.  You see, she is such a driven kid.  Nothing stands in her way.  Once she sets her sights on something, that’s it. It’s just a matter of time before she achieves her goal, and then […]

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Too Many Lightbulbs.

Back when my nephew was much younger, my sister and her family were traveling and happened to be at an airport. It was very bright, and chances are they were traveling sometime in the evening when the kids were usually in bed. My nephew seemed irritated by the brightness of the terminal, and was dancing […]

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Wow. Part II.

Finally finding a minute (literally, there hasn’t been a moment in the past week or so) to sit down and start writing about our evening run from a couple of weeks ago, Red Moon Trail Run. We made it home in one piece from the ultra event.  Knowing that we needed to eat something, even […]

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