Staying Present in the Pain

Staying Present in the Pain

This week I started reading a new book, much different than the past few summer reads I’ve enjoyed. This book is all about staying present and truly absorbing the moment, rather than striving to be perfect by over committing yourself and skimming through your day. I chose this book on a whim, mostly because I … Read More

Getting Motivated Again After a Break

Getting Motivated Again After a Break

Hello everybody! I hope the first half of your week has been fantastic. We are finally settled and slowly getting back in the groove again! There really is nothing like traveling for an extended period of time to make you appreciate the consistency and routine-ness of your every day life. I am 100% a routine … Read More

When “You Don’t Have Time”

When “You Don’t Have Time”

The days and weeks have been so busy lately that the summer is just flying by. We are past that halfway point in the summer already! This week is band camp week for our high school students, and I am trying to balance wedding planning, marathon training, job changes, and being the woodwind staff for … Read More

The Perfect Training Plan

The Perfect Training Plan

This week has been much better for me in terms of my exercise and motivation. Last week I experienced so much laziness and lethargy, and I’m still not quite sure why. I guess it was just one of those weeks. It seems that whenever I am not following a training plan, my motivation is low … Read More

10 Great Things You Can Do To Improve Your Health Right Now

10 Great Things You Can Do To Improve Your Health Right Now

This past week I experienced some hardcore burnout and laziness from my usual exercise routine, which caused me to feel guilty all week. Since I wasn’t as active as usual, I made a point to try and improve my health in other ways. Here are 10 simple things I can do at any time that … Read More

The Fine Line: When to Run and When to Rest

It seems that so many of my posts for the past few months have had one over-arching theme: coughing, joint pain, & sickness. Yikes! This is by no means what I intended when I first started this blog. I thought that I was invincible – I had gone for so many years with no sidelines … Read More