My First Full Marathon Training and Race Recap

Ya’ll I can’t even begin to explain how great this journey has been!  I had originally planned on running a Half-Marathon in the year 2020 but because of Covid, that got canceled.  Then this year, 2021, I planned on running the same Half-Marathon from 2020.  But no, God had other plans!  Great plans!!  Before IContinue reading “My First Full Marathon Training and Race Recap”

Do you do Resistance Training or do you Resist Training?

One afternoon my dad picks up my bag of resistance bands and asks me what they are.  After I tell him, his reply was simple, true, and yet hilarious: “Oh, you do resistance training and I resist training!”  In that moment I realized something. We have a choice.  We either train or we don’t.  ThereContinue reading “Do you do Resistance Training or do you Resist Training?”

Your “A” Race – What is more important to you??

Sometimes in life we have to make decisions that we wish we could avoid.  Sometimes it challenges our pride and sometimes it challenges our heart.  We come to a cross-road where we wonder which road to take.  That is when you need to look back on your why’s and priorities… If you have them.  TheContinue reading “Your “A” Race – What is more important to you??”

Marathon Training – Knowing Your Why

Have you ever set yourself up to accomplish a goal or task and half way through wondered why you’re doing it? That’s what I’ve been thinking for the last few days – Why am I training to run 26.2 miles??  People have said it doesn’t matter what your “why” is, you just need to haveContinue reading “Marathon Training – Knowing Your Why”

Enjoying the Build Up, Not Just the End

Living out Your Dreams For about a year now I have been following Sara Hall and have been so totally inspired by her determination to enjoy the process before each one of her races.  She talks quite often about how she counts it a gift and a blessing to train.  Some runners have a difficultContinue reading “Enjoying the Build Up, Not Just the End”