January Justified

Who is ready for January to come to a close? (me, me, me, me, me and me) Maybe it's the lingering impact of the holiday hangover (traveling all over, a schedule jam-packed with get togethers and parties) or maybe it's the New Years Jolt (packed with resolutions, the need to change everything up, and the …

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We Rise By Lifting Others

It was after listening to Run to the Top's latest Podcast called "What Makes you a "Real" Runner" an interview with Jill Angie, who hosts her own Podcast called "Not Your Average Runner" - Jill said something that inspired this week's post.  She got done telling a story about how she used to train in …

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Sticks + Stones – Bumps, Bruises and Blisters Don't Stand a Chance

“Scars. A sign that you had been hurt. A sign that you had healed.” ― Benjamin Alire Sáenz How many times do you hop out of the shower and overlook those stubborn signs of persistence and perseverance? ...your scars Now, as a child I can admit to a number of so-called "not-so-intelligent" experiences that yielded some …

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Twinkle Toes + Tips

So I am now approaching the 3-month anniversary with my Garmin Fenix 5s (link to the watch here) and being the finance nerd that I am deep down inside, I've spent a number of hours downloading and analyzing my running data, steps, heart rate and even my stress rate.  Needless to say, the data points …

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…if you don't succeed, tri and tri again

With the Spring on the horizon (humor me - yes I know here in the Northeast that means a solid 1.5 months), it was time to start buckling down on the next step in this year's fitness journey. After deciding to give the marathon a second try, I decided that my appetite for challenge was …

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Physical Therapy + Office = Time Saver

Multitasking - how many people see this word and think "hmmmm what exactly is that?" or (the more likely response in my case) "god please not again..." When life/work/hobbies/errands/spouses/children/friends/colleagues/your body/the world come calling all at once, sometimes squeezing in a few of your laundry list of items is not just wise but, frankly, a necessity... …

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