Two years ago I signed up for weekly emails to train for a 5k.  At the time I was walking 5 miles a day and had just started adding jogging.  I thought it would be motivating, maybe even fun to collect 5k race t-shirts. Of course, life had other plans and before I could even get a second 5k training email, I was at the doctor for neck pain.  I thought it was just a pinched nerve, but it… Read more »

  “It is difficult, when faced with a situation you cannot control, to admit you can do nothing.” ~ Lemony Snicket, Horseradish: Bitter Truths You Can’t Avoid I am not on a plane, over the ocean.  It only looks that way.   Anxiety sucks. I don’t know what unleashes it first, the need for control or the lack of control.  It’s kind of a chicken/egg thing.  Either way, I know that control is a major factor in my anxiety. Take… Read more »

  “LIVING THE YAY! LIFE!”   Mondays can be rough.  The early alarm, that not so easy transition from the weekend to the weekday and the fact that you just want a little more face time with your pillow. Motivation can be slow to appear.  Unless someone forgot to put the garbage cans on the curb.  Then there’s the bounding out of bed at the noise from the sanitation truck rolling down the street. But that’s a harsh start.  Especially… Read more »