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 http://www.runwashington.com/. 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 […]