Admit it…when you hear that a “motivational speaker” is coming, you probably roll your eyes and think of how you can fill that time. Make a to-do list, daydream about your next vacation, think about what’s for dinner, etc. It’s always the same old spiel, especially when the speaker is talking to a room of… Continue reading Be Kind. Always.
I would never consider myself a creative or artistic person. Maybe that’s because I’m surrounded by people with tremendous artistic talent who create beautiful, tangible art that bring people tremendous joy. Although I admire and appreciate their abilities, it only makes me feel all that less creative and artistic. Doug is an incredible landscape and… Continue reading Not-So-Quiet Minds
1. Tell me about a time when running helped you work through a problem. How did you feel in that moment? Most of my life, I’ve been afraid. Afraid of challenge, afraid of hurting, afraid of failing. The thought of being uncomfortable or of failing was paralyzing, and I never allowed myself the opportunity to… Continue reading Humans of Hoka
Welcome 2018!! I know there’s nothing magical about January 1, but who doesn’t love a fresh start! 2017 was a rollercoaster of a year. Highs and lows and everything in between. Probably the biggest influence on my year, on our year, has been Doug’s health. What started with going to the doctor in October… Continue reading 2017-Don’t Let the Door Hit You on the Way Out…
26.2 is the number most people think of when it comes to a marathon. But here are some other numbers for you… 18 weeks of training 107 training runs 637.3 miles or training 2 pairs of running shoes Countless sunrises and sunsets Dozens of Gu packets, Honey Stinger chews, and Power Bars ——– 50,000+ runners… Continue reading NYC Marathon 2017: Redemption Run
Back in February, I found out that through a lottery, I’d won a spot in the 2017 Tri for a Cure! I was soooo excited, knowing from my 2016 experience what an amazing event it is. So for the last 10 weeks, I’ve been swimming, cycling, and running in preparation for the big day! As… Continue reading Tri for a Cure….Take 2!
Not once, twice, or three times. Many times, I’ve been told that I’m a social media junkie. It’s true. On Facebook, I post personal photos, tell funny stories, document my marathon training, tell jokes, share videos, even re-post a meme or two 🙂 Several posts a day! I also post photos on Instagram, mostly of… Continue reading Online Extrovert, Offline Introvert