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Upside Down...
Wednesday, June 19, 2019      13 comments

Get upside down. As odd as the suggestion was to me, I didn't think it was totally out of this world. Yoga has become my new favorite thing. It's been a healing art that has been putting me on the floor more, on a mat, focusing on my br... Read more
Whole30 Rundown and Reintroduction...
Saturday, February 02, 2019      9 comments

My January Whole30 ended three days ago. I must say I'm very pleased with how I managed my 30-day program. It went really well. I fought through sugar withdrawals starting on day 3, and beat that sugar dragon down with my sheer determination ... Read more
A Recipe For Morning Success...
Friday, January 18, 2019      7 comments

Recently I decided to create a new morning routine for myself. I thought about what I personally needed to get my fire stoked, my thoughts creative and body moving more. Then I decided I would make it something that I carefully build for mysel... Read more
1 Mile Mornings...
Saturday, January 12, 2019      9 comments

Over the past 5 months, I've experienced feelings that I never wanted to feel. Grief and depression have topped the list of those feelings. I've struggled through them, doing the best I can to deal with everything in as healthy of a way as pos... Read more
The First Times...
Monday, December 17, 2018      13 comments

When is the last time you tried something for the first time? It's my new favorite question. I wrote it down and keep it next to me on my night stand, so when I wake up in the morning it's the first thing I see. I try to find ne... Read more
Let's Talk About Self Care...
Wednesday, December 05, 2018      8 comments

There. I said it. The buzzwords that are Self Care. Seems every time I turn around, another posting I read is all about self care...and I think that is freaking fantastic. I am a firm believer that if we are not taking care of ourselves the ... Read more
The Thing...
Monday, December 03, 2018      8 comments

It's not enough just to do The Thing. I read a posting today by Melissa Hartwig, Whole30 co-founder, that resonated with me on a few things. Lately I'm finding myself teetering between commitment and run-all-over-the-place-eat-and
-dri... Read more
Turning The Music Back On...
Saturday, October 27, 2018      7 comments

A few years ago I stopped listening to music while running. I found it bothered me in a way that was distracting and annoying. Just having the earbuds in would make me irritated. So I gave up the music and learned to run to my thoughts. It's... Read more
Remembrance Hike, #lorreelee, Feathers, Deer, Love....
Saturday, October 06, 2018      8 comments

Last Sunday I hiked up to Lone Pine Lake on Mt. Whitney as a remembrance hike for my beautiful sister, Lorrie. My son, his girlfriend and grandpuppy #2 Canela, all came with me. It was a great day from beginning to end. We left at 3:30 am. I... Read more
A Run And A Feather....
Sunday, September 23, 2018      9 comments

This morning's sunrise... I made a promise to myself last week that I would get myself back out there and get a run done. Just one...or more i... Read more
Lone Pine Lake Remembrance Hike....
Wednesday, September 19, 2018      9 comments

Over the last few weeks I've had an itch to go hike up to Lone Pine Lake on Mt. favorite mountain in the world. I just love that rugged mountain and all of the incredible memories it holds. I wasn't quite sure why I felt so drawn ... Read more
She's The New World Champion!...
Tuesday, September 18, 2018      9 comments

Two years ago Denise Mueller-Korenek became the first woman to attempt the bicycle landspeed record and set the record at 147 mph, drafting behind a vehicle on a bicycle specially made to withstand high speeds. After completing this incredible ... Read more
The New Norm and the LA Marathon...
Sunday, September 16, 2018      6 comments

The recurring phrase I hear now, almost every day, is this is my "New Norm." And it's brutal right now, but I'm doing my best and trying hard to work through these feelings that come out of nowhere. Working has become a way to run away from ev... Read more
Tuesday, September 11, 2018      13 comments

This is a very difficult blog to write, but one I feel I must write. I lost my beautiful sister almost 2 weeks ago. My heart is torn in a million pieces. The shock of her death has hit my family so hard. She was a kind soul, with a heart tha... Read more
Marathon Training: Week #5...
Sunday, August 05, 2018      6 comments

"You must expect great things from yourself, before you can do them" ~ Michael Jordan I was 7 months pregnant when Michael Jordan came out of retirement in March of 1995. I wasn't a basketball fan at the time, but all of the hype made me c... Read more

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