Today is my birthday. Another year, another chance to do new things, make another set of mistakes, and have another round of successes. As I look back at 42, I see that I need to par down my obligations. I stretched myself thin and wasn't able to give my best to those who needs me. … Continue reading Mountain Mama at 43
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I spent about four months training for a half marathon that I didn't get to race. It's now a week and a half after my training plan ended. I still get up at dark o'clock, but unlike some athletes, I don't have training on the agenda. In "The One Thing," the authors note how that … Continue reading What’s next…
The start line of the Pinehurst half marathon, 10K and 5K at Race: Pinehurst Resort 10K When: Feb. 23, 2019 Where: Pinehurst, North Carolina Website: Resort Races Collection Course: Hills with a maximum elevation gain 540 feet, asphalt roads and sand paths. It had rained all week and rained on race day, so the sandy … Continue reading Race Recap: Pinehurst Resort 10K
What's the point of training for a half marathon in which you won't be able to race? I took a few days off my training to figure out why I need to keep going.
Note: This is part of an occasional series of songs on my playlist. They aren't necessarily running music. They are song that mean something to me and help me push through a workout. Song: “Happier,” by Marshmello and Bastille Let's face facts, the video for this song is depressing. But there some good points to … Continue reading Songs that move: “Happier,” Marshmello and Bastille
On New Year's Eve, I posted a live video on Facebook at the Mountain Mama Adventures page. I asked people to commit to 30 minutes of activity on New Year's Day to kick off 2019 on a positive note. This is something I've been doing for several years. It's something to do when everything is … Continue reading Resolve to do something
I love Rachel Hollis. Her book, "Girl, Wash Your Face," has changed my perspective on many things. Her book is divided by lies. They are lies she tells herself. Each chapter addresses one of the lies and how she changed her thinking about them. So, here are a few of the lies I've been telling … Continue reading The lies I tell myself