Compassion is the wish to see others free from suffering. -- Dalai Lama The above quote rang really true for me. Not just for my mom, either. We'll leave it at that. How did July go? Let's see! Getting in scheduled runsRunning was going pretty well until we got to the second half of July … Continue reading Compassion: July 2022
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up. -- John Holmes Compassion continues to be a struggle. So I picked a great word for me, right? It's not that I'm not compassionate, just that I'm human. How did June go? Let's see! Getting in scheduled runsRunning continued to … Continue reading Compassion: June 2022
To keep the body in good health is a duty . . . otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear. -- Buddha I see it all the time: people saying eat what you want because if you don't you're going to regret that you didn't enjoy yourself. I'm not … Continue reading Food for thought: July 2021
. . . and the rest will follow When you get a good workout in, you feel good for the rest of the day. It helps clear the mind. -- Reggie Miller One of the things I do first thing in the morning is practice Yoga. I have only missed one morning in the last … Continue reading Clear Your Mind . . . : June 2021
The weather in June was all over the place. Mostly lovely, so I can't complain. A couple of weekends were so chilly that one day I had to take my Yoga inside. Then it heated up quickly! Luckily I picked the right spot for my Yoga platform. It's nice and shady and even on days … Continue reading Let’s Lift Each Other Up: June 2020
I have to admit I didn't realize what song this was from the title, but when I clicked on the link, yup, I knew it. Who here hasn't done an early morning run in the sunshine -- maybe a bit too much sunshine? I'm with you my love The light's shinin' through on you Yes, … Continue reading Sunshine of Your Love: July 2019
Now who doesn't love this Whitney Houston song? Such a wonderful voice, such a sad ending to her life. My June was not sad, though; in fact, there were lots of fun times! June was about coming back to running -- on my terms. Running how and when I want, something we all need to … Continue reading I Will Always Love You: June 2019
August was a month of good running, but I've let a lot of stuff slide that I really shouldn't. Let's not even talk about the length of my hair (and bangs!). It's kind of scary. So let's get right down to it. Getting in scheduled runs I skipped one run this month due to feeling … Continue reading August 2017: Did I pass?
I started rebuilding my base in anticipation of my fall half marathon. There was a bit of speedwork, some trails, some hills. But all in all, a month of easy running (and one low key, shorter race). It's been a nice break that I needed. I love to travel, but it was good to have … Continue reading July 2017: Did I pass?
It seems a little unfair, really, that as we reach the peak of our race training, many of the things that keep us in shape tend to fall by the wayside: good nutrition, prehab, cross training. Did that happen to me in June? You be the judge! Getting in scheduled runs I stuck to my … Continue reading June 2017: Did I pass?