According to the calendar it's February 14th, or Valentine’s Day.💘 Every year for as long as I can remember, I find myself dreading this day and I know I'm not alone. If you're single and not in a relationship, February 14th can be lonely as "single awareness day." Perhaps you've lost a dear loved one [...]
The 2018-19 winter in Utah has been a wild ride. After an abysmal 2017-18 snow pack and very little winter moisture; local folks started praying for snow in the mountains this fall and the good Lord has truly delivered. Utah's state snow pack totals are well above normal and just to spice things up have [...]
“Mountain tops inspire leaders, but valleys mature them.” Winston Churchill Hard things shape and change us in ways that comfort and pleasure never can, so why are we hesitant to actually choose the hard things that we know can be good for us? Once upon a time I used to hate running, let alone running [...]
“The future is but the present a little further on...” Jules Vern 🌎 Small victories often make the biggest difference. 😁Today’s long run featured success sipping water while running. While that might not seem like a big deal to any other runner out there, for someone like me with Crohn’s disease or other gastric issues [...]
And just like that, my entry into the 2019 123rd annual Boston Marathon is official. To say I'm thrilled is an understatement. However, today there were a a lot of wonderful, dedicated runners who worked just as hard as I did and received a very different email. Reading over a friends official denial email was [...]
A quick, beautiful morning hike, with the trail head being less than 10-minutes from my front door. My daughter and I hiked up and jogged down. Utah's views never disappoint, even on the small hikes and trails.
Having a gym membership means individuals need to be aware of their neighbors and practice proper gym etiquette. Today while swimming laps, a fellow gym member decided to dive right into my lane as I was nearing the wall, scaring me half to death. Barely missing me, I couldn't understand how he didn't see me. [...]