Running Forward

I want nothing more than to conquer the race course. I want to push past the pain and the discomfort of running hard. I want to overcome the voice in my head that begs me to find my comfort zone. I want to thrive. This week is a race week for me. The Wicked 10k is a mentalContinue reading “Running Forward”

Overcoming Darkness

“…the morning with the whole day waiting, full of promise, the night of quiet, of no expectations, of rest. And the certainty of home, the one I live in, and the one that lives in me.” ~Karen Hesse I have been afraid to run since the early morning hours have become filled with darkness. I’veContinue reading “Overcoming Darkness”

Enough is Enough

On Election Day in 1920, millions of American women exercised their right to vote for the first time. It took activists and reformers nearly 100 years to win that right, and the campaign was not easy: Disagreements over strategy threatened to cripple the movement more than once. But on August 26, 1920, the 19th AmendmentContinue reading “Enough is Enough”

Exposed. 

Thursday afternoon I had coffee with my friend from Roc Solid Foundation. It was the first time sitting down with him since I turned down his job offer earlier this year. I was nervous and excited, but I knew it was long over due. After we talked and caught up, he asked me a question inContinue reading “Exposed. “

Crawlin Crab Weekend – Crushing and Conquering

This won’t be a typical race recap. There truly are no words that can capture the magic of this weekend, but I’m going to try anyways. Wednesday evening when I had about given up on running for the week (because it just felt impossible to make it work) I asked both boys to go forContinue reading “Crawlin Crab Weekend – Crushing and Conquering”