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 […]

Turning 52!

Every year seems to bring new milestones these days. I do not remember having so many different milestones to track in previous years. I mean, sure, we all plan to have big birthday parties when we hit the various century milestones. In recent years, well actually, since I got myself sober, I seem to be […]

Launch Day

It is here…finally! It is launch day! Here is my affiliate link. Each purchase will help support my writing and blogging efforts.https://amzn.to/43hBlfv Run For Your Life – Lessons Learned From Going the Distance. I am a published author. I am an author! I took my blogging and elevated my writing into a chapter in a […]

Writing Updates

The first two months of 2024 have been tough and at the same time pretty exciting so far. My wife continues to deal with rehabbing her shoulder and recovering from a large blood clot in her lung. It has been a really tough time for our family as we deal with this situation. We really […]

Happy 2024!

Yikes~! My last blog post was December 18 for my 3-year sobriety celebration. It’s been over a month. A lot has happened since then. It’s been a cold start to 2024 in my part of the world! Edmonton hit lows in the -40C to -50C temperatures for 2 weeks straight. -40C is the point where […]

3 years sober

Wow! 3 years sober. That’s amazing! It’s definitely worth celebrating. I’m so proud of myself. One day at a time = 3 years! But, even with a big milestone today is just another day and unfortunately life has been pretty crazy. My last blog was October 30. That seems so far away. You can read […]

The winter blues

I’m stuck in a holding pattern. Although spring has hit, it’s not quite spring weather. Winter is still here and the temperatures are still on the cool side. There’s been plenty of sun this winter which I’m thankful for. But I can’t lose this feeling that I’m just hanging on to survive another winter. Maybe […]