From playlists to to-do lists and from writing the great American novel to our next meal, runner brains go some funny places.
Why we run
Along with this diagnosis came the news that I could no longer run. As a runner, this was tough news to hear but I wasn’t going to let this diagnosis define me.
This post originally appeared on Fit Approach on November 6, 2015. Wind whistling against the leaves, birds chirping high in the trees, sneakers hitting the pavement with every step I take. These are the sounds I hear as I run along in the morning. In spring and early summer, there was more buzzing from the bees. […]
Hello there! I’m not sure if I’m ready to write this or not but here I go anyways (kids are napping so I have time, lol)!!! I’m a mom, wife, daughter, sister, goofball, workout fanatic, & lover of Christ. I have always been an active girl, always striving to push my body to the test. […]
My Aha moment happened on March 12, 2012, but let me rewind a couple years first. Near the end of 2008 I participated in a health fair at work. It included blood pressure check, weight, blood sugar and cholesterol levels. When I got my results, my heart sank. My blood pressure and sugar was in […]
October of 2009, you would have found MFH (My Favorite Husband) and myself packing up our belongings and making the move from our long time home in Colorado to our new home in Mississippi. This was a big deal move for us! Granted we had lived all over the country in our (now 31 yrs) […]
My ah-ha moment took a bit of time. I had turned 40 at the end of 2010. It was a really tough year for me, I lost a dear friend and my grandmother that year. I wanted to start 2011 on a new foot, no pun intended. After initially losing weight with Weight Watchers, My […]
Many of my readers and people who know me, know that running is a huge part of how I identify myself. I am known in the group of people I hang out with as “the runner”. This past year, running and I took a bit of a break from each other. I still ran every […]