I’m running a 50K tomorrow, New Year’s Eve, and it involves 10 3-mile loops at our local cross country park. (For those of you who say, “That is only 30 miles! Not a 50K!” We do one 1-mile loop at the start before we start the 10 3-mile loops.) I’ve decided I’m going to spend … Continue reading A 50K Broken Into 10 Reflections for 2015
A wise friend of mine posted words today and they really hit home. I wanted to share them with you. I’ve seen people get irritated on social media today that the internet won’t quit talking about Ferguson. I’ve seen others claim racism is over and that this has nothing to do with race. I’ve seen … Continue reading Amen.
First and foremost: If you don’t mind hurting the feelings of your Facebook friends, then move along! This post is not for you! But, if you would like to maybe allow the holiday season to pass without your Facebook friends getting hurt feelings – then PLEASE…think before you post. Thing 1 – Shopping on Thanksgiving … Continue reading Think Before You Snark/Mock/Criticize
I’m very frustrated lately at all of the backtracking I’ve been doing in my life. My efforts to be a better Mom/Wife/Runner/Eater have all backslidden and I found myself stress eating a box of donuts in my car again yesterday. It was like “Throwback Tuesday – Food Addict Style”. But I woke up this morning … Continue reading Just Keep [Insert -ing word here]
We are in an era now, with the popularity of the internet and social networking, that we can quickly discover that some people are affected negatively by our words/actions where we might not have otherwise known. For example, because I’ve always had friends and family in the LGBT community, I’ve been aware of the negative … Continue reading I Was Wrong.