Oh The Fears of Running! (also told through the film Run, Fat Boy, Run)

I'm cranky today. I'm cranky because for the umpteenth morning I have gotten up earlier than I have to and went for my morning run.  Usually this doesn't bother me, I love running in the morning.  The air is fresh, despite the fact that one of the farmers recently applied chicken shit all over his … Continue reading Oh The Fears of Running! (also told through the film Run, Fat Boy, Run)

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Marathon Mondays: calling myself a runner

"It never gets easier, you just get stronger" has become my motto lately.  I've never trained for something like this marathon before, but I find myself pushing beyond boundaries I didn't know I could breach. photo provided by the awesome runselfierepeat.com The other day I did what I thought was impossible for me to without … Continue reading Marathon Mondays: calling myself a runner

Here’s To A Guilt Free Year (and other goals)

Welcome to the new year! I am so excited for the new year to come for everyone out there.  I hope people find happiness and love and laughter this year! I was thinking the other day about what the new year means for me and others.  It's funny that, although I'm highly against the unhealthy … Continue reading Here’s To A Guilt Free Year (and other goals)

“Yes You CAN”: promoting positive support for your loved one’s fitness goals in a negative world

Good day to you all! It is Thursday and I could not be happier to say that Thanksgiving cooking is in the bag and all of my Christmas decor went up this past weekend!  It took me about three hours but it is done.  And my sweet nephews, Braxton and Dustin, were there with me helping … Continue reading “Yes You CAN”: promoting positive support for your loved one’s fitness goals in a negative world

Must-be-Wednesday: Some laughs, Some sadness, and the Things I’m Thankful For

You GUYS, it's Wednesday! Congratulations, you made it half way through the week.  And, even though we have a holiday tomorrow, it has been a looooooonnnnnngggg week already.  I went shopping two weekends before Thanksgiving and the crowds were crazy and this past Sunday I went to grab the last bit of ingredients for my … Continue reading Must-be-Wednesday: Some laughs, Some sadness, and the Things I’m Thankful For

5 Tips For Running Your First 5k

I finally sucked it up, folks. I finally sucked it up and signed up and ran my first 5k in the beginning of September this year.  The company I work for works a lot with the United Way here in Paducah, and so many supervisors, mine included, work throughout the year to schedule events and raise … Continue reading 5 Tips For Running Your First 5k