A New Exposure To Fitness

Today I want to talk about soccer and baseball and kids. Little League season has begun, and for all the reasons why I love apple pie and the American Flag and grandma's home cooking, watching youth baseball is one of my favorite springtime activities. Between competitive soccer, futsol (a mini-version…

My Body Speaks

I am a runner. And I love to run. But I also practice yoga (admittedly, not nearly as often as I should). I run for what it does for my soul. I run, not for race bling or to lose weight. Instead, I run to lose the expectations and titles…

My Five Building Blocks

I stopped writing New Year resolutions years ago. Seriously, why set yourself up for failure like that? I need smaller, more tangible and manageable goals. Instead of looking back in December, I want to look back on each day and ask myself: Did I run? Did I eat vegetables? Was…

The Dance

When two people run together, no matter the natural pace of either individual, together they dance. Don't you agree? I often run alone, but when I chose to log my miles with someone by my side, I feel like it doesn't matter who takes the lead up the dirt trail…

More Friends Than You Know

2013, for me, has been the year of friendships. I’ve needed friends. I’ve wanted friends. I’ve been helped by friends. I’ve felt loved by friends. Maybe that last declaration is the most poignant to me. I’ve had friends over the years, but this year, I…

Do You See What I See?

Seen on my run: **A towering tree that looked more like an elephant than a tree; an elephant rearing up on his hind legs, trunk extended toward the heavens, bellowing deeply. He was a beast, towering over the people running and walking beneath him, and I imagined myself in some…