Some days I wake up looking for inspiration and motivation; others, I can barely stand it. Today it was the latter. I did not want to see a single meme telling me that I was not hardcore if I did not run. The truth is, today I needed to just be in my life without […]
It turns out that both Charlie and I had to reach down deep into our coping mechanisms tool box to get through spring break this year. I dropped into my southern accent and chose to forgo grammatically correct language, and he decided to hide hamburger buns and donuts in between sofa cushions. (Closet carb addict)
Let us start with a picture that MFP took of me during a hysterical laughing fit that hit me after two glasses of wine on Friday night as we were celebrating Valentine’s Day. He just doesn’t know what to do with me when I go into what my grandmother would have called hysterics. I have […]
I put Oldest on a big bus a few days ago and sent him off to the state capital to play legislator for a few days, and all I know for sure about his trip is that he has eaten a 3 by 3 at In n Out. That information I gained from a text […]
The Good I tend to want to be good at a lot of things, but most of the time I end up being okay at a few things. As you get older you make peace with that and move on. However, when I can merge the worlds of accomplishing something for my running and for […]
Charlie is so angry about the marathon training cycle, mainly because MFP is joining in on the fun.
Charlie and Youngest are officially best friends. It only took three years for the magic to happen, but it did.
I won’t pretend that I have everything figured out. In fact let us get two major fails out of the way before I start dispensing advice:
I am sharing this photo to show you the exact point during my run yesterday where I got my groove back.
Every Thanksgiving I try to get the whole family involved with making the meal. Unfortunately Charlie isn’t interested in cooking.