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One Tip Wednesday: The secret to making it happen (and a BIG reveal)

There is so much hard stuff in life. My friend and I were on a trail run the other day (you know, where you talk about the deepest, hardest stuff) and we were wondering why so many people in our lives are being stricken by cancer and death, failing bodies, moving-away children, hurting hearts. Is it simply because we are … [continue]

One Tip Wednesday: How to get through a bad patch

Up. Down. Up. Down. Up. Slump. Up. Down. Repeat. Such is the relationship we have to running. It’s a wonder we don’t quit at the first “down” we hit. Well, I guess some of us do. But if you’re reading this, you know what I mean and have probably bounced up and down a bit yourself. Of course, there are … [continue]

One Tip Wednesday: The runner mommy guilt solution

But first…. WE WENT TO KOREA AND HAD AN AMAZING TIME! As some of you know, my kids were both adopted from Korea when they were babies (they are 14 and 12 now) and this was our first trip back to their birth country. It was an incredibly meaningful, important, fun, and delicious trip. It was hard for this mommy … [continue]

One Tip Wednesday: The most important question to ask yourself before every run

So……. “Why the heck am I up at 5:00am to go running?!” This has often been the question I ask myself because, let’s face it, runners are a wacky breed and sometimes I have to check in with myself out loud. (Quietly, of course, so as not to wake the kids.) Whether it’s a dark, rainy morning run, a post-work … [continue]