Tag Archives: perseverance

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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“Never underestimate the strength of a woman. Never f**k with one who runs 26.2 miles for fun.”

I was so ready for the marathon to be over. Ready to resume a normal life that involved innovative things like vegetables (and not copious amounts of carbs) and staying up late and other asundry things. May 3 started for … 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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Girl Scout

Back below the Mason-Dixon for my spring break! As I write this, a warm spring breeze is ringing the chimes on my parents’ covered patio. I am sitting in a deck chair on the patio watching the dogs romp about. … Continue reading

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Follower

The dreaded 18 miler was upon us. And the starting temperature on Saturday was a balmy 17 degrees with a wind chill of 1. ONE. Having to find your winter gear on March 28 is disrespectful. I chose to run … Continue reading

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