Two years ago, I promised my children and myself to improve my life for the better. Then, I screwed up for a while. In 2018, I worked on keeping those promises that I -- and others -- haven't forgotten.
Tag: fitness goals
March is an odd month. Technically it's the first month of spring, but it's like Mother Nature hasn't decided yet. One week, you have warm temperatures and light breezes. The next week, it's snowing. Make up your mind already! I love spring and being able to get outside more. With the odd weather, March becomes … Continue reading March: Time to prep
I've written this post many times -- in my head at least three time, twice in Wordpess and a few times in my dreams. But really nothing felt right this week. Until I sat and stared at the ceiling for a little over an hour. The popcorn-spotted ceiling was blank, no cool poster or signs. … Continue reading Thoughts while staring at the ceiling
This weekend is my race!!! I wanted to take it easy this week, but my mind had other ideas. I started with a day of back-to-back workouts -- a 4.4 mile hike on the beach and a 45-minute plyometrics session. I did the second workout because my daughter asked me to work out with her. … Continue reading Taper Week, the last week
Selection. To me, this GORUCK event is the ultimate challenge. Unlike other GORUCK events, this is an individual event, where your mettle is tested again and again for 48 hours. While watching this year’s Selection coverage on Facebook was exciting, I’m not sure I actually want to participate. I know I’m not physically or mentally … Continue reading The I in Selection
Now that I’m in the final week before my Grand Slam, I can’t help but wonder already ... What’s next? In February of this year, I did the Hillraiser Endurance Challenge — a grueling 6-mile course that I traveled in twice. It was an epic adventure that taught me a lot about myself, what I’m … Continue reading Looking ahead
Week 2: Zombie Apocalypse Training Well, we just finished up Week 2 of 2017. And I may say, maintaining the training has been easier now that I set a benchmark. In late February, I'll be running a 7-mile trail race called the Hillraiser Challenge. I'm scared and excited at the same time. The first offering … Continue reading Becoming a zombie? Here’s what to do