I run to focus attention on myself. I run because it makes me a better person. I run to stay healthy. I run to set a positive example for my children. I run for fun. By myself, with a group, or with one other friend, it is fun to run. I run for those endorphins. … Continue reading Why do you run?
A lot has changed since I last posted on my page. The world looks much different than it did a few months ago. Yet some things still look the same. My perspective has changed with regard to some things I used to take for granted. Let me start with my own personal concerns, as this … Continue reading It’s Been Awhile
I had a bucket list wish to complete a marathon in my lifetime-specifically by the time I am 40. So a couple weeks ago I registered for the Las Vegas Rock 'n' Roll Marathon. I'm feeling very excited. I'm also feeling scared...well, terrified is probably the better word. How in the world am I going … Continue reading Becoming a Marathoner in 2019
As I sit here waiting for my middle child to finish up with gymnastics class, I realize I have some time to blog. These moments are few and far between it seems. Of course, I know I need to make it a priority. That's with literally anything in life. If it's a priority, you make … Continue reading Priorities
It is now August and I must admit there hasn't been anything particularly spectacular that has happened on the running front lately. I haven't hit any PRs, nor have I ran any timed race events since June. Last week we went on vacation and I only ran three times the entire week. Don't get me … Continue reading August is Here
If the title to this entry grabbed your attention, then you must be someone that likes to run! I saw this sign on the pavement when I was running on Tuesday, and really wanted to incorporate it somehow into my next blog entry, so here it is! 😉 It has been awhile since I wrote, … Continue reading Go Go Gadget Legs!
Wednesday I became a great aunt. I am not even 40. I remember when my niece was 17. Time flies by, especially the older I get. This month, which happens to be my birthday month, I'm trying to savor every moment I have to spend with my children, my husband, the rest of my family, … Continue reading March Birthdays
Our Christmas day is winding down, and the children are now in bed. I have gone the past four days staying up until midnight at the earliest (closer to 1:30am the past two nights just trying to wrap gifts). I can't recall any other year where I have had so much wrapping to do so … Continue reading Merry Christmas
My uncle would have been 55 yesterday. Why is this important, you may ask? Well, he was a runner before he passed away. In addition, he was my mom's brother, and my mom is 100% Irish. So that is where the Irish part of my blog makes sense-though thanks to my dad, I'm just a … Continue reading The Irish Part of My Blog
During this holiday season, I would like to address some of what I am thankful for. I'm very thankful to have married into such a great, supportive family, and to have a supportive family of my own. They all support my running-and even suffer through what I can only imagine are somewhat tiring conversations I … Continue reading Thankful for the Run