Mid-Week Raven Run

When you think of Miami Beach, do vivid pictures of steamy salsa dancing, loud music, famous people, and fruity cocktails come to mind? Yeah, that’s what I think too.  Would you ever think of a man who runs every day at 4:30pm from the 5th Street lifeguard stand? Probably not, right? I didn’t know about …

Sabbatical

For months (since about May – after I ran the Coastal Delaware 9K) I’ve felt guilty for not running more, not exercising more, and for not taking better care of myself.  In the last two weeks I worked really hard to re-frame my thinking in a major way. I finally came to the conclusion that …

Project Me – Week 3 & 3.5

Another week has whizzed by and I don’t even know how it happened.  I even wrote this post LAST Friday evening and never published it because my attention flew elsewhere and then the new week happened. But I felt it was worth posting anyway, so here it goes! It’s the eve of April and I …

Project Me – Week 1

As promised, here I am checking in with my weight, eating habits, and workouts for the week! Current Stats & Progress Current Weight:       173.5           Change of:       minus .2            Feeling: (WTF) but okay, okay. I’m not completely discouraged yet. It’s only …

Life Lessons

They always seem to come when you least expect them too. But if you are open and able to subconsciously pay attention to all that’s happening around you, you find that life is teaching some big lessons (sometimes they are a repeat) in small ways. This morning, my family participated in the JK5K. This was …

“The Face of Victory” – Tara

Got the Nerve? Sprint Triathlon Meet Tara.  Tara is a #dangerouslyawesome Mama that has an incredible Wonder Woman tattoo on her right forearm.  Tara is no joke.  Tara’s body does whatever Tara’s mind says it should do.  Tara is a gifted therapist, mother, and athlete.  But most of all, Tara stands for truth, for love, …

Half Ironman Chattanooga – Race Recap

We have a guest author today!   A big congratulations is in order for this  hard working and fierce Mama that just experienced her first Half Ironman event, Half Ironman Chattanooga.  Without further adieu, it’s my pleasure to introduce you to Tracie.  We hope you enjoy her journey to 70.3! Tracie’s story: Last Sunday I completed …