Month: July 2012

The End of Training

My last really long run was 10 miles, two weeks ago.  Yesterday I ran 3 miles on the trail, and today I ran 6 at the gym.  I am ready for the half marathon next week.  Now it is time to rest. There is nothing more I can do to prepare myself in this last…

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Chain of Hearts

Just when you think life sucks and you are feeling really sorry for yourself, something worse happens to someone close to you.  The only thing to do in situations like this is to hold together as a family and stay close to the ones you love, letting them know that you are there for them. …

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A Way Out

I love listing.  I list things I want to do around the house, I list things that I want to do with the kids, I even made a list of all the lists I want to make!  Sometimes I make lists just for fun and sometimes I do it for a specific purpose.  I make…

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Success from Within

I have succeeded in almost everything I have started, and I believe everyone can do this; a person just needs to have the right attitude.  Everything you do should be done with intention and then it needs to be followed through on.  Whether the end goal remains the same, or changes course over time, as…

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Becoming a Morning Person

Since my last bout with MS, I have found that I have to run early in the morning. I have never been a morning person, and my highest energy level has always been later in the day. Running in the morning has definitely been a progression and a very large adjustment for me. When I…

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Simplify and Go!

I believe everyone can be happy.  You  just have to find the little things in life that give you pleasure.  The trick for me is to always be moving forward, find a goal and stick with it.  I am happiest when I have completed a goal; whether it is finally organizing the junk drawer that has been driving me nuts, or…

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8 miles, and a little faith

This weekend my family and I stayed at what is said to be the longest beach in the world.  We had a fantastic time.  However, I did not get to run on the beach.  I was really looking forward to doing my long run for the week there, but the timing just did not work…

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