“Fear, to a great extent, is born of a story we tell ourselves, and so I chose to tell myself a different story from the one women are told. I decided I was safe. I was strong. I was brave.” – Cheryl Strayed One of the many qualities I admire about my son is his … More Day 40! perseverance – getting some
“Don’t feel sorry for yourself. Only assholes do that.” ― Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood Not sure what is going on, but I can’t seem to locate my oomph. My grit & drive. My gung-ho attitude towards training & running & tracking mileage fell out of my pack somewhere back on the trail. wahhhhhh. I know, I know. This … More Day 39! a pause
“….nothing ever goes away until it has taught us what we need to know. if we run a hundred miles an hour to the other end of the continent in order to get away from the obstacle, we find the very same problem waiting for us when we arrive. it just keeps returning with new … More What day is it? & cheating
l Here I am, loving the UD Ultra Vesta midway through the Lost Lake 50k! I was thrilled to be on the receiving end of the Ultimate Direction Jenny Collection Ultra Vesta this Spring (thank you Ben!!!), and I have put it through a fairly robust testing period thus far with a 50k training run, the … More Gear Review: Ultimate Direction Jenny Collection “Ultra Vesta”
hmmmm. During the past week, I have been “testing” a few items and the verdict seems to be: wheat & dairy are evil not my friends. I played around with adding in some high-quality grains (quinoa, which is technically a seed but whatever) and a bit of wheat (Dave’s Killer Bread) and a bit of … More Day 31! bloat!
“So even if the hot loneliness is there, and for 1.6 seconds we sit with that restlessness when yesterday we couldn’t sit for even one, that’s the journey of the warrior.” – Pema Chodron Wow, it’s been 30 days! I am reminded each day of how lucky I am to be able to make these … More Day 30! a month!
“Wherever the great dilemma exists is where the great growth is, too……..I hope you have gotten sufficiently tired of hitting the snooze button; I know that what you need or need to activate in yourself will appear; I pray that your awakening comes with ease and grace, and stamina when the going gets hard. To … More Day 26! action