Tag: journey

OFF THE BEATEN PATH – BE BOLD

How do you define being bold in your life? Do you see yourself following the pack or do you have an exclusive identity?

BIG EXPECTATIONS

Real talk here. How many times have you had big expectations in another person only to be let down? Or, if not let down, you realize you were not realistic in your expectations. Why do we place such importance on others– especially when they…

10 Things Ultra Running May Do To You

Running a 5k was long distance to me at one time. I couldn’t wait until I reached that 3.1-mile mark. Many of the 5k races I ran had a turn on the course that gave the best sight. The big blow up arch announcing…

This took a minute off my pace

  I recently saw a manual therapist, Eric, for arm and elbow pain that was interrupting everyday activities. A manual therapist is someone who uses hands on techniques to mobilize muscles, joints, connective tissue and nerves to facilitate healing and restore function. Similar to…

It’s Not Over, It’s Just On Hold.

It’s been a couple years since the ambition to run a 50k started. I found out about ultrarunning after a lady I met at a Ragnar training run told me she didn’t care what people ran in a week; it was in the day…

A Journey Worth Taking

  Here is the thing – I am not a writer.  I have a lot to say, and even though my heart is poetic my hand is prosaic.

Take Time to Recognize Your Journey

I was talking with a friend recently how I couldn’t do the journey she is currently on.  She reminded me that there are things I do that she can’t – like running deep in the woods.  I took a few days to ponder that, because…

I call myself a Cautious Introvert.

Okay guys, I have a confession. I wasn’t always an introvert. This question popped into my mind:  how does one transitions from being more introvert or extrovert if one or the other wasn’t obvious at birth?  We tell introverts they “need to come out…