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exercise to be fit not skinny

Anytime I need a lift in my motivation or spirits I just head over to Pinterest – type in terms like “motivation,” “positive sayings,” “get healthy” and more and you will get hundreds of images, sayings and links to change your mood immediately. I really love this one I found this morning that reads: Exercise […]

Continue reading Exercise to be Fit not Skinny and Other Words of Wisdom

Whether it is a 14 minute mile or a 7 minute mile, it is still a mile

I saw this posted on the ESPNW Facebook page the other day and it really struck a chord with me. It really doesn’t matter if you are running (or walking) a 14 minute mile or a 7 minute mile – it is still a mile and YOU DID IT! I love all these motivational sayings!

Continue reading A Mile is Still a Mile

Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.

So I have been doing this running thing again for just over a year. I have come a LONG way! One year ago I could not run a quarter of a mile without stopping. Now, I can do a 5K with confidence. One year ago my blood pressure was on the ragged edge of needing […]

Continue reading Sometimes You Have to Step Back to Move Forward

running inspiration

I saw this very inspirational running poster on Pinterest, but can not find the original source. Either way, I LOVE THIS!!  No matter how slow you go, you are still lapping everyone on the couch! What a fantastic reminder that its not important how fast you run, how high you jump, or how long you […]

Continue reading Running Inspiration Poster

When I did my first 5K in 20 years on Easter weekend, my 14 year old son ran it, too. It was his first organized 5K race and he loved it. Within in minutes of me finishing (about 15 minutes after he did), he asked when could we do another race? We have been looking […]

Continue reading Countdown to my Next 5K