Weekend Motivation 155

Even for us we've been going all out and yet still find ourselves falling behind lately. It's been 7 days a week and at the very minimum 12 hours a day now for about a month. Mostly because it hasn't rained in about that long and the to do list is getting longer no matter... Continue Reading →

Exercise is the Ultimate form of Self Care

I wrote a little while ago about how lots of the things we call self care aren’t really. We use the term one way generally but it really means things you do to improve your health like taking medications as prescribed, tracking symptoms and following a diet plan that happen outside a medical setting. We’ve... Continue Reading →

Weekend Motivation 134

There is no reason to freak out but there is also no reason to dismiss the recommendations of public health agencies because you are young, fit, healthy or this probably won't hurt you even if you do get sick. If you don't have some sort of expertise in virology AND work for public health there's... Continue Reading →

Weekend Motivation 126

One of the great things about running is that no one says you have to stay exactly on the road. You can wander a bit around the edges and run through some really beautiful scenery just a few steps from where you are 'supposed' to be. I took this picture last spring in a local... Continue Reading →

What is Self-Care Really?

Buckle up folks because I’m about to get all sorts of salty. I’m sick and tiered of seeing pictures of bubble baths, face masks, cheesecakes, glasses of wine and pretty nails with #selfcare. Those things are really just treats if I’m feeling gentle or hedonistic indulgences if I’m not. Self care has mostly morphed into... Continue Reading →

Weekend Motivation 105

Maybe you're done for the season, good for you and sorry about the FOMO you're currently experiencing BTW. I'm not quite done yet, in fact it's peak week and it's getting hard ya'll. But on race day I'll be stoked I did all this hard training. This week I even picked up my super cute... Continue Reading →

Weekend Motivation 103

I took this photo a few weeks ago when I was too late getting out to take a good one. In the end I didn't even post my run that night. It's just a quick shot while I was still running. It was a really hot Sunday night and the beach was still really packed... Continue Reading →

Weekend Motivation 101

Sometimes life gets tough and you've got no choice to push through, other times you can afford to take a step back and take a bit of a breather. That's true in training and in life. Here's a little secret even the people who write plans don't totally expect you to do every single workout... Continue Reading →

Weekend Motivation 92

One year is nothing, if you're really lucky it will be about 1% of your whole life. But if you take a whole year, put your head down and decide to give your all to making some changes you really can accomplish almost anything. A year is enough to run your first half marathon, loose... Continue Reading →

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