Running, Yoga

Take Off Your Shoes

Take your shoes off! Well, maybe not right now but take them off! We wear shoes too much and as if that isn't enough, we wear shoes that are bad for us. Like high heels and dress shoes. And we wear them all the time.  Now, I have never been a fan of shoes or socks. I… Continue reading Take Off Your Shoes

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Uncategorized

I Don’t Like Processed Sugar

I'm not insane. I promise. But...I don't like sugar that much. Well...not entirely true. I do enjoy sugar. Who doesn't? But I honestly don't like it that much. Kind of? Let me explain. Don't get me wrong, I'll pound some natural Oreos all the live long day, but that's a pretty rare occasion. My issue with sugar… Continue reading I Don’t Like Processed Sugar

Motivation, Running

Running: With or Without Music?

Hot button issue here! Well, if you're a runner at least. If you're not, this may not seem like such a controversial issue. But it is. And it's about to get heated. My view? Don't run with music. But let's get into it before I'm persecuted. Okay, so you're a runner. Which means you run and you might even… Continue reading Running: With or Without Music?

Mental Health Monday, Motivation, Uncategorized

How To Help A Cold

Well, well. An extra article this week...*Starring a special feathered nurse* Before we get going, there's someone I want to introduce you to. Meet Patterick. He's staring in today's article. He's a cockatiel who loves to preen and scream. He's a lovable little thing who just wants to sit on your shoulder. All. The. Time.… Continue reading How To Help A Cold

Running, Uncategorized, What I Mean When I Say

I Have To Exercise

"I can't. I have to..." Exercise, train, run, bike, workout. Any variation of the above. The people who know me know not to question this. Tha's not to say that they know why. They just know better than to suggest I skip a workout. There have been many an occasion where I turn down coffee, dinner,… Continue reading I Have To Exercise

Mental Health Monday, Uncategorized, Yoga

The Midday Lull

The midday lull...it's a force to be reckoned with. You're on a roll, pushing through your morning and getting all your stuff done. Lunch break rolls around and BAM. There went all your momentum. Slipped through your fingers, sitting like goo on the floor, your motivation is gone. The afternoon drags. Everything is a chore. It's awful.… Continue reading The Midday Lull

Motivation, Put Buzz To Bed, Running, Yoga

The Moment Before You Give Up

There is a moment right before you give up. In the breath before you stop running, there is a small, very potent moment of time. Right before you put the pen down, there is a moment of maximum fatigue and frustration. In the second before you lose your balancing pose, there is a hidden choice, one second… Continue reading The Moment Before You Give Up