Compassion is to look beyond your own pain, to see the pain of others. -- Yasmin Mogahed Short, succinct. What a beautiful definition of compassion. From a 13 year old girl, apparently. I showed my mom compassion by buying her the roses for Valentine's Day. It had been a busy, tiring week with all that … Continue reading Compassion: February 2022
I was very clear on trying to listen to my body and slowly ease back into activity after three weeks of pretty much just Yoga and walking. I know I lost cardiovascular fitness in that time -- thanks to my Garmin automatically recording my V02 MAX -- but still never really felt much DOMs as … Continue reading Reboot: February 2021
Remember my word for 2021? If you don't, it's clear and you can read about it here. The last few years I used song lyrics each month that used my word -- or maybe just the feeling I wanted to convey. In 2021 I'm just using quotes. I like to do something like this because … Continue reading The Art of Resting & Relaxing: January 2021
I started out the year slowly, not feeling 100% for several weeks. I was never very sick, just enough that I needed more rest than usual. As the month went on and I got back to normal my activity got back to normal, too. Not much going on this month. Getting in scheduled runs I … Continue reading January 2018: Did I pass?