Running a marathon is similar to when you have a baby – you really find out how many people care and love about you. The outpouring of love I have gotten this week has been amazing. I read each and every comment on this blog and take all of your words to heart. They get me […]

You don’t have to run 26.2 miles to get fit— make small changes each day in 2012 and you will find that you are living your best life yet. A healthy body is a happy body. Here are 26.2 things in NO particular order that you can do to Live Well Now in 2012! 1. Make a […]

Today’s post is brought to you by BlogHer. I was over the moon excited when BlogHer wrote me and said one of my posts would be featured as the first in a series of posts relating to the New York Marathon. I was in a different solar system when they told me it was my […]

I often wonder what people find interesting in my posts. Google stats can tell me how many of you are reading but not why. I would love to know why you read my blog and how you found it! Here are some of my most popular posts – according to YOU.  The TOP 16 posts […]

Mile 1: Look straight ahead, and fix your eyes on what lies before you. Mark out a straight path for your fee; stay on the safe path. Proverbs 4:25-26 Mile 2: He renews my strength. He guides me along right paths, bringing honor to his name. Psalm 23:3 Mile 3: This is the secret: Christ lives […]

Some of my favorite Bible Verses for running and racing: Mile 1: Be sure of this: I am with you always, even to the end of age. Matthew 28:20 Mile 2: The Lord will work out his plans for my life. Psalm 138:8 Mile 3: I tell you the truth, if you had faith even […]

A well said compliment can lift your spirit and change the course of the day.  Why then is it so hard to accept a compliment gracefully with no asterisks following it? Wednesday was my first day of Bible Study for the fall season.  A couple of years ago a friend invited me to come to […]

This past weekend I had the honor of covering the Crossroads 17.75K race for It’s one of 12 races put on by the Marine Corps Marathon, my absolute favorite marathon! The article is my first to be included on the website, and must admit I couldn’t be more proud. If you want to check […]