Day 66! why i run

“I think it would be well, and proper, and obedient, and pure, to grasp your one necessity and not let it go, to dangle from it limp wherever it takes you.” – Annie Dillard When I was 24, I was diagnosed with anorexia nervosa.  On the heels of that, it was also declared that I … More Day 66! why i run

day 59! digging

On the “no sugar” front, I slipped (again) while celebrating Father’s Day with my family….It was a premeditated slip as I knew the delicious treats would be too difficult resist & sometimes it just feels ok to let the rules slide for a day. Unfortunately/fortunately my body is so used to being off sugar that … More day 59! digging

Day 52! prep

start line of CCC100 2013.  that’s me in the white cap – freaking out already This post most likely won’t be of interest to non-runners (although the theme can be applied to everyday life as well), but I stumbled upon this post on iRunFar this morning after my wee morning jog and it fascinated me! It’s … More Day 52! prep

Day 51! Resilience

“That’s what happens in our hearts. The holes do not disappear, but scar tissue grows and becomes part of who we are. The same takes place in nature. As the famous Spanish architect Antoni Gaudi observed, ‘There are no straight lines or sharp corners in nature.’ The most stable structures in nature— like trees or … More Day 51! Resilience

Day 46! tally!

Almost halfway there….! Wheeeee!! I just might make this a 200 day journey…. 😉 I have slipped a bit on the daily yoga ( 😦 ), but kept up the core fairly well & I am addicted to my nightly headstands.  I swear those headstands are magic! The “no sugar” deal is actually no sweat … More Day 46! tally!

Day 44! bout time!

“Be melting snow. Wash yourself of yourself.”  -Rumi Not quite sure what took me so dang long, but I did it!  I finally managed to gather my courage, get my butt in gear, and attempt the run commute that I have been pondering for, ummm, a year? As usual, my fear of doing was much much larger … More Day 44! bout time!