You are not alone

You are not alone. Trigger Warning – I am opening this blog with the serious topic of suicide.  The rest of my blog will discuss my Calgary Marathon. You can click here if you prefer to skip this first section. But I believe the message needs to be told and heard.  Another suicide was in […]

How bad do you want it?

How bad do you want it? I know I promised you content related to my disintegrating concrete driveway but I lost track of time and realized that I am running a marathon on Sunday! Sunday…! Mental toughness…is tough! I consider “How bad do you want it? Mastering the psychology of mind over muscle.” by Matt […]

Lessons Learned From Going the Distance

Run For Your Life – Lessons Learned From Going the Distance launched on Friday, March 15, 2024. I am a published author and so very proud! Here is my affiliate link if you haven’t bought your copy yet:https://amzn.to/3VoP6az For lack of a better word, I am in the hangover stage of the launch. I am […]

One semester

I’ve tried a lot of things. It’s fun to try new things. But I’m also a little fickle. So I don’t continue a lot of things. I joke with my close friends whenever a topic comes up: “I did that for a semester”. For example, if we’re in a conversation and martial arts comes up […]

Emotional month!

I’ve been working on my next blog for a couple of weeks. I don’t have writer’s block but I’m having difficulty organizing my thoughts into a blog worth sharing. I’m writing, just not in my blog. I’m looking into a couple of writing gigs and that has me excited. I’ve been writing my experiences and […]

A mid-midlife crisis

I’ve been in a midlife crisis for the last couple of years since I made the choice to be sober. I feel like I’m in the middle of a midlife crisis during my midlife crisis. I don’t love the word crisis so let’s just say I’m going thru a lot of self evaluation. I guess […]

2023 – Intentions

Intentions…I’ve heard this word a lot in 2023 so far and it’s really speaking to me. Instead of resolutions, I usually talk about goals for the year. This year, I’m talking about my intentions for the year. I listened to an excellent Daily Calm meditation from Tamara Levitt early this year and it really struck […]

Goodbye 2022!

It’s the end of another year. My first year of blogging comes to an end. If 2021 was about change and new habits, 2022 was about adjusting to those changes and finding my new self. Here are some quick highlights and lessons learned from the year. Blogging I had a lot of fun blogging. At […]

Movember 2022 – Final

Movember 2022 was awesome! I ran a really exciting campaign with a goal to raise $1,500 and match every dollar with 1 minute of activity. Goals met! Final ‘mo picture Looking good!!!

Movember 2022 – Week 3

November is flying by!!!! Week 3 of Movember was fantastic! I reached my fundraising goal, the weather was beautiful, I got my indoor cycle trainer setup, and my new glasses came in! Christmas lights are up; ‘Tis the season…almost! We’re about 75% thru November. Here’s an update on my goals for the month: Activity Update […]