Yamacraw 20K | You have to be brave somewhere

Heading into this weekend, I was stepping into and out of my comfort zone all at once. Trees and the mountains have always been my true love. Running is a close second. Heading towards the mountains for a trail race felt as natural as raising my children. As we made our way west, it dawnedContinue reading “Yamacraw 20K | You have to be brave somewhere”

RNR Philly: The City of Runner Love 

2:23:17 This is the number on the race clock as I crossed the finish line beaming today at the Rock n Roll Philly Half Marathon.  Let’s start with the truth. I’ve been struggling with confidence as my running has slowed down. Years of chasing sub 2, and missing it by one minute and missing itContinue reading “RNR Philly: The City of Runner Love “

Magical Maine

What if there are no rain clouds? What if there is only sunshine?  A very good friend said this to me as we discussed sharing our joy! I have no problem exposing my weakness, sharing my heartache, and exploring my failures. Sharing my success is hard. Existing in a place of joy doesn’t always seemContinue reading “Magical Maine”

Staring at the Start Line

Tomorrow morning is Day 1 of marathon training. I’m staring at the start line of a new chapter that I know will transform me. Marathon training has a way of stirring my soul. Every marathon has a story. I can’t wait to run my way through this one.  New York City Marathon Prologue: The DayContinue reading “Staring at the Start Line”

I can be a Dreamer 

Earlier this week I found myself scrolling facebook. I was full of energy, nerves, anxiety, excitement, and anticipation. Unsure what to do with this overwhelming energy, I stared blindly at my phone. My own name jumped off the screen. “I can be a mother and a wife. I can be a dreamer” ~Kristy at BreathContinue reading “I can be a Dreamer “