Tag Archive | life lessons

The Benefits of Sprinting for the Distance Runner

I’m a distance runner That’s a label that took me a while for me to wrap my arms around. I always hated running. Like with a passion. Like I walked at least part of the way every time a gym teacher or coach told us to run a mile. There was the time I ran a mile for the […]

Blood and Bandanas

Blood and Bandanas

“Is that blood?”

Learning to Trust

Learning to Trust

I still remember the moment when I first saw him. He was everything I had ever dreamed of. He was tall, well-muscled, and had a red coat that rivaled the brightest flame. In addition to his dashing good looks, he was the most gentle of giants. I was pretty sure that I would never see such […]

Not As Described

Not As Described

I put the iPod back on its charger. This was totally frustrating. It had absolutely no battery life whatsoever. It was a total waste of the money I’d spent. I’d purchased the iPod on eBay and been assured that it was in perfect condition. At this point I was disappointed but happy that I’d not […]

Lessons from a Toddler

Lessons from a Toddler

We all here people talking about the innocence of a child, but oh the things they already know! Yesterday was my son’s 2nd birthday, and it was so much fun celebrating the little man he’s become. As I contemplated the wonderful bundle of joy he is, I realized that we can learn a lot from […]

Lessons from The Biggest Loser

Lessons from The Biggest Loser

On January 2nd, I watched my first episode of The Biggest Loser…ever. Yep, in all like 13 seasons, I’ve abstained from watching the show. No particular reason, just didn’t have any interest. Since that day, I’ve watched the first five seasons. I am obsessed–crazy, probably, but obsessed. I love watching the transformations, seeing all these […]

My Right Arm

My Right Arm

My arm! I lost my right arm! That’s right. My computer decided to malfunction. It all started last Monday morning. I was so hopped up and excited about the “new year” and my new goals and how I was going to do everything I was supposed to do and stay on top of everything for […]