Being Present During the Holidays

The Most Important Reminder This Time of Year

These past two weeks have been a whirlwind to say the least. Last week I finally started to hit my groove. My routine was clicking, I was feeling really productive, and ahead of the game with Christmas preparations. Thanksgiving weekend had been fun and relaxing, yet surprising and stressful all at the same time, and … Continue reading The Most Important Reminder This Time of Year

Life Wisdom Learned from Marathons

How Running Has Taught Me to Be Thankful

Happy Thanksgiving! The holiday of Thanksgiving is a day dedicated to gratitude, family, and celebration. I hope your holiday is filled with those things, and so much more.  A day away from work focused on what we are thankful for is just what the world needs. Today is the start of my favorite time of … Continue reading How Running Has Taught Me to Be Thankful

November Favorites

How to Stay Active in the Winter

Since I have been running less these past few weeks while recovering from the marathon, my time outdoors has significantly decreased. While my husband and I walked into church yesterday morning, I joked that I barely noticed winter was coming now that I haven't been running daily. This marathon happened at a great time in … Continue reading How to Stay Active in the Winter

Life Wisdom Gained from Marathons

Life Wisdom I’ve Gained From Running Marathons

Even 9 days after the NYC Marathon, I am still finding myself looking through memories from race day. Each day I try to plan for the future, and in doing so am always brought back to articles or pictures from the marathon. While this was not my first marathon, the experience of running 26 miles … Continue reading Life Wisdom I’ve Gained From Running Marathons

Seasonal Photos to Inspire You

Friday Five: Things That Will Inspire You Today

Happy Friday! Today is the last day of the week and I am finally caught up from our trip last weekend. Recovering from a marathon is always a tricky time for me mentally. On one hand, I've been looking forward to these days of resting guilt-free for the past four months. But on the other … Continue reading Friday Five: Things That Will Inspire You Today

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20 Fall Photos to Get You Excited for the Season

Each time I head out for a run, I become more and more obsessed with the beautiful colors that are popping up. I keep thinking that the colors have hit their peak, until they get even more vibrant the next day. Since my last fall post (the obsession is real;) the foliage has become even … Continue reading 20 Fall Photos to Get You Excited for the Season