ECSC 5k – Race Recap

“Light tomorrow with today.” ~Elizabeth Barrett Browning This morning I lined up for a 5k knowing I’m not in racing condition, knowing that I’ve struggled all summer to find space in my runs, and knowing that 3 miles now feels like a long run. I know all of this, yet I was excited. The timingContinue reading “ECSC 5k – Race Recap”

Whole Hearted.

“I have come to believe that coming true is not the only purpose of a dream. Its most important purpose is to get us in touch with where dreams come from, where passion comes from, where happiness comes from.” — Lisa Bu Over coffee last week, my running coach and I redefined my relationship withContinue reading “Whole Hearted.”

Defining Quiet

“Sitting quietly, doing nothing, spring comes, and the grass grows by itself.” ~Zen Proverb It happens often. I feel the spaces around me growing quiet. The noise from the outside world becomes mute. These are my favorite moments. These are the moments when I hear my heart the loudest. These are the moments when IContinue reading “Defining Quiet”

Open

Round and round we ran: 800 repeats on Tuesday evening. It was my first speed workout in a month. My legs weren’t used to the request to go faster. My hips held on tight. Speed work felt foreign. The mental stubbornness to not give in didn’t come naturally. It was an exercise at quieting myContinue reading “Open”

The End of Another Chapter

“I see my life as an unfolding set of opportunities to awaken.” ~Ram Dass Today I loaded up all my personal belongs, and I walked out the front doors of a place that has been a home to me for five and a half year. It was my last day at work. This is somethingContinue reading “The End of Another Chapter”