Tag Archives: faith

Just great

So the half marathon didn’t happen due to road closures and half an inch of rain on a race that was run on a trail. I originally gave myself a bunch of crap for choosing not to run it, but … Continue reading

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Power in the calm

Running friend and I have started a new tradition of sorts where we attend Friday power yoga with our favorite instructor and then get pretty and go out to dinner. Yoga, one of my best friends, and food? Done. Before … Continue reading

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The end of an era

I ran the last miles of my 20’s tonight. And I couldn’t help but reflect on where I was when I turned 20. Running had not entered my life in a serious way yet. (I ran my first 5K a … Continue reading

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Intention

Well, I’m doing the damn thing. With Saturday’s 8 miles and 5 miles tonight, I’ve run 31 miles in 12 days. It’s finally getting easier, just like I knew it would…perseverance and faith are the names of the game when … Continue reading

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Comforting, challenging love

Finally got to go back to church yesterday! I teach Sunday School once a month and it’s always fun to see all of the little faces running down the aisle. But yesterday wasn’t my Sunday to teach, so I got … Continue reading

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Planning the course

Lately I feel restless. There is so much to do and yet there is so little. Sometimes I feel like I am mindlessly rearranging puzzle pieces that don’t form a complete picture, and there is no box that has what … Continue reading

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Twenty and twelve in twentyfifteen

That was a lame title. I’ll even acknowledge that. Someone has been too lazy busy to blog. I ran twenty miles last Saturday (MapMyRun says 21.5 but I trusted the running group’s Garmins over my app) and it felt GREAT. … Continue reading

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Sidewalk to the danger zoneeeeeeeeee

I had 9 miles on the docket this weekend – longest run of 2015 thus farĀ . I knew Pittsburgh was supposed to get about 1″ of snow Friday night into Saturday, so I figured it would be long monotony on … Continue reading

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Take over me

Last year, when I was training for the marathon, I had no idea what to expect. I knew that I’d obviously be sore from running up to 20 miles at a time; looking back, that wasn’t even the worst part, … Continue reading

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For it is in giving that we receive…

I’ve debated how to write this post all week. My perfectionist tendencies preclude me from starting it, because I cannot express the myriad emotions that I felt throughout the experience. So I’ll start from the beginning (a very good place … Continue reading

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