Just grinding it

This week’s monday was a national holiday, thus there are only four work days. I decided to test my energy levels and wake up every morning at 5AM. 220 more words

Success is Sweet. And Sweaty.

2 miles, 25 minutes, so more turtle than rabbit. Most importantly, no walking required. Next stop, first race on Friday!


For Tomorrow We Dive (In)

Just a quick note.   I went grocery shopping this evening.   I stopped in at Whole Foods in C’ville,  I despise that place.   I love what they stand for,  love the products,  but the people that shop there and the volume of them is maddening.   131 more words


On Setting a Ceiling and a Personal Record ("PR")

I’m fond of posing rhetorical questions to myself.  Lately, my favorite: Who put this ceiling up?  By ceiling, I mean limitations, and I’ve got an answer to my question. 735 more words

Every PR Is Beautiful!

But I’m So Weak

It doesn’t matter how much you can lift. Everyone starts somewhere, and every PR is beautiful!

2014 Rock 'n' Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Recap

Ten days ago I ran the race that I spent all summer training for.  After having attended the expo the morning before the race, and then having spent the afternoon relaxing on the beach, I went to bed very anxious about what lied ahead of me.   1,360 more words


Can You Feel It?

That autumn feeling is in the air.  I am a little late in receiving it this year.  Usually right about mid-August, I begin to sense the change in season… 2,021 more words

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