Because of this mentality and my tendency to be stubborn, I have a really hard time slowing down and listening to my body.
LIFE IN RUNNING SHOES
The challenges of maintaining a healthy lifestyle are both physically and spiritually rewarding. Lately I feel like I never have both feet grounded at the same time. With everything I'm juggling, I'm often asked how I find time to run. But how can I not make time to give myself clarity in the midst of chaos? I put my headphones in, tune the world out, and lift all my worries up to Him. My running shoes are the key to finding balance in life.
When my alarm went off at 5:30 this morning, I seriously contemplated shutting if off and staying in bed. I was tired—so very tired. “Maybe I’ll just run tomorrow,” I thought. But then I realized it is the last day of the year. My last chance to log miles in 2015. And I needed this. […]
Since Ellie was born I have really struggled with running. I have given it my best effort, but have felt like I’ve fallen short compared to where I used to be. I know it takes time to get back the groove of running after having a baby. But I felt defeated after every run. I […]
I still remember my first “race day” experience – I was ten years old. As the theme song from “Rocky” blasted across the entire house, I stumbled into the kitchen rubbing my eyes to find my dad doing his best Rocky Balboa impersonation as he threw his fists filled with victory into the air. After […]
Running shoes can represent so many things: strength, determination, commitment, mommy’s time to regroup, living a healthy life, being a role model for your kids. Every mommy has to put on her “running shoes” to get through the day. And no matter what they represent, they are always beaconing you to put them on, lace […]