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
A couple of weeks ago, I saw an intriguing book in the bookstore. “How to Train a Wild Elephant and Other Adventures in Mindfulness”, by Jan Chozen Bays. At the moment, I was definitely feeling like a wild elephant. OK, maybe I still am. Scattered, worried, uncoordinated, out of control, etc. I picked… Continue reading Mindful Monday: Use Non-Dominant Hand
A few months ago, Facebook introduced “reactions.” For a while we only had the ‘like’ button, then they added a ‘dislike’ button (I think? Or am I making that up?), but now we can react with many different emotions depending on how the status, story, photos, etc. makes us feel. We can express sorrow… Continue reading Angry? Sad? I dunno!
I saw this quote a few weeks ago on Instagram and it’s been on my mind ever since. Mostly because, well, I’m not very good at it. But I want to be. I really, really do. I’m selfish. I am often distracted when others are talking to me (multi-tasking is not cool). I’m usually thinking… Continue reading Importance
Chase’s Story I don’t believe in luck, but I do believe in serendipity….. Meet Chasing Rainbows. AKA “Chase.” Yes, we already have a dog…Roscoe. Most of you probably know that when we moved out to Maine, we put Roscoe on a plane, knowing that he wouldn’t do well on the road trip. We had taken… Continue reading Chase’s Story
Swim. Bike. Run. Thoughts the night before my first triathlon. There is no doubt that crossing the finish line of a race brings a sense of euphoria. But ask anyone who has trained for and finished a race…the real transformation happens in the training. The journey. Training for anything-whether it be a 5k or a… Continue reading Gotta Tri
Two half marathons, three weeks apart. Yeah, I think it’s safe to say I won’t be doing that again! I knew going into the race that it was going to be tough. Having just done a half marathon three weeks prior, I wasn’t sure how to recover and train for this race. I knew… Continue reading Maine Coast Half Marathon-Race Report!