I’m standing in my kitchen in my Oofos, in the cloud of my own stink, feeling a little like a fraud. I have blisters on my arches. New shoes + custom orthotics = no Bueno until the shoes break in a little more, and my feet toughen up too. There are two toenails that will… Continue reading Feeling like a Fraud
I've said it before: the best of intentions and reality don't always meet. I don't know what made me think 2018 would be much different. I chose focus words instead of resolutions hoping they would keep me on track for a broader area of life; found two women who were also looking for accountability partners… Continue reading On Your Mark, Get Set, …WAIT!
We've all had "one of those days" where we want to just climb back into bed and start over. This month has had more than it needed. Previously I said I joined a Holiday Challenge to help get through the holiday season a little healthier than I started it. "How's that going for you?" I'm… Continue reading When “Best Intentions” and “Reality” meet
Motivation. Heartbreak. Accountability. Discouragement. Achievement. That's what. I don't think I'm doing it quite right. I told myself I was not going to get on the scale until the end of the month. From October 31 - November 30: no weigh-ins. I didn't make it. I joined Coach Jenny Hadfield's Holiday Challenge. It cost me… Continue reading What’s in a Challenge, anyway?
This Sunday wraps up the 2016 season for me with a full marathon at the Metro Health Grand Rapids Marathon. By the time October 1 comes around I am pretty much over the idea of running. I know it happens every year, and each year in the spring I feel like I can conquer the… Continue reading The End is Near, and I AM NOT Quitting