These Songs Helped Me Power Through My Races – They’ll Help You Smash Your Workouts Too!

November 29, 2017

About two months ago, I added a bunch of new songs to my iPod. And I started getting huge PRs at my races: I shaved seven minutes off my time in Palm Springs, and nearly four minutes off my times in Chicago. Coincidence? Maybe! (I’ve also been training like a madman.)

I know for sure that the songs keep me moving, keep my spirits up, and keep me motivated, and those are three things I need during a long and challenging race. Maybe these songs will help pump you up during your workouts, too! Read the rest of this entry »

Will The Suffering Ever End?

June 17, 2014

OVERLY-DRAMATIC HEADLINE ALERT! Sorry about that, folks, I couldn’t resist. Sadly, it’s true. I don’t like that I’m writing back-to-back posts about health problems, but those are the cards I’ve been dealt this week.

First, let me address the depression that I discussed in my last post. Break out the bubbly, because I’m over it. I have this blog to thank, because writing about it really helped process what I was thinking. It was therapeutic. And thanks to the family and friends that reached out. That was a really wonderful help, too.

So what do I have to complain about this time? Read the rest of this entry »