Stress to be “Perfect”

With the holidays looming a weird pressure has developed inside me, a drive for perfection that woke old feelings of  inadequacy.  I’ve been here before, self-doubt creeps in slowly at first but unchecked will consume every waking thought. Recovery has never been a straight line for me and I have learned to accept that fact,... Continue Reading →

Cellcom Marathon 2017 – Recap

10 years, 10 pounds, & a lot of living later...I returned to the scene of my very 1st marathon the Green Bay Cellcom. I was told long before I began my long distance adventures that I would never forget my 1st marathon.  The day will be forever burned into my brain.  Fast forward 10 years... Continue Reading →

My 1st Marathon – One & Done

It's hard to believe that almost 9 years ago I ran my very 1st marathon - Cellcom Green Bay Marathon! A lot has changed in 9 years to say the least.  Life has gotten more complicated and for a period of time running fell on the back burner for me.  Between 2007 and 2014 I... Continue Reading →

Reflection from the Sidelines

We have been back from Spring Break for a few weeks now.  I had fully intended to blog about our trip, but when I sat down to put words down I found the task harder than I expected.  The vacation with the family was an adventure to say the least.  Early in the year we... Continue Reading →

Just eat another cookie…

I've heard this often over the past few weeks..."Enjoy. Just eat another cookie...you can run it off later."  If only it were that easy! For starters I cannot just pop a cookie in my mouth and not stress about the calories that it contains and what it would take to "burn" it off.    Mentioning... Continue Reading →

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