As I started the New Year I decided to tackle a new resolution each month. For January my resolution was to give up social media and I believe I was pretty successfully. I had to stay involved with social media for work so I was on social media three times a week to post regular work related posts … Continue reading Month 1 Resolution – Complete!
It is coming to the end of day five without social media and I am happy to report that I am surviving. It hasn't been hard to step away from social media but there are a couple of things that have been eye opening that I thought I would share. Having a family member on … Continue reading Day Five…Still Alive
It's that time of year again. Time for New Year's Resolutions. It seems so cliché to write another blog post about New Year’s Resolutions. How many times have I written this same post? Looking at the next year and coming up with everything I want to change about myself. This year I want to take … Continue reading New Year…New You?
Have you ever seen the movie Groundhogs Day? Poor Bill Murray gets stuck in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania on Groundhogs Day reliving the same day over and over again.*** Like my friend Bill I am feeling like I am in a bit of a rut. Let's start by laying it all down. I haven't run a race … Continue reading How Do I Get Back on the Wagon?
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When I first started running my only concern when racing was to finish the race. The time didn't matter - the only thing that mattered was the medics didn't have to come and scrape my crumpled body off the pavement. As my running got stronger I started to push myself at races with the only … Continue reading Sub 30 Club
My husband is an avid mountaineer. He has over 40 of Colorado’s 14ers under his belt as well as many, many 13ers. He gets up above tree line and at elevation on a regular basis. Me on the other hand – I may live at 5,280 feet but I am pretty much a flatlander. I … Continue reading Mt. Flora
Since I started running I have always been an interval runner. When I was starting it was out of total necessity. I was actually unable to run a long time without a break and so with the help of the Couch to 5k Program I ramped up to my first 5k using the interval method. … Continue reading Interval Running
One of my most favorite places in Colorado is the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. When we lived in Colorado Springs we found the zoo by accident when exploring our new city and have made it a habit to visit often. About a week ago we battled the I-25 traffic past the Renaissance Festival in Larkspur and … Continue reading The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Right after Christmas this year I started getting a really sore throat and everything went downhill from there. It started with a sore throat and it quickly moved in to my lungs. I was coughing and hacking non stop annoying everyone around me. Around mid January I finally went to the doctor and was diagnosed … Continue reading Running with Asthma