Many of us hate pain. Actually, I’ve yet to meet someone who loves pain. Even as a runner, I guarantee most do not like the painful part of working out. There have been a couple times I have almost passed out because of too much pain. Some throw-up, some have anxiety attacks; the reactions vary… Continue reading What is God’s Purpose in Pain?
Recovery can be one of the toughest points of training, both physically and mentally, whether we are recovering from a spiritual or physical workout. Yet, recovery is a huge factor in training that is often over-looked or underrated.
Part Two: This Half Marathon was the best race I’ve ever run. For the last three miles, I was covered in sweat. It was windy, temps were below freezing, and I do not do well in the cold. Besides that, I was now badly dehydrated and my body threatened to cramp up, pass-out, and upchuck the fuel I had recently ingested. But it was during these last few miles that God showed me more of Himself in a beautiful way I’ll never forget!
Running to the best of your ability is way more enjoyable and realistic than shooting for an impossible picture of perfectionism.
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 I… Continue reading My First Full Marathon Training and Race Recap
Why can’t I sleep?? There have been a few times throughout my life that I am exhausted throughout the day and can’t sleep at night, but this one particular night was awful. I tossed and turned and couldn’t find a comfortable position to lay. My mind was swirling with all types of anxieties, including that… Continue reading Insomnia
Foam rolling is super painful, but so worth it!