Virtual Marathon Race Recap

It is fortunate that I am writing this with a couple of days to reflect instead of right after I completed my 39th Marathon. One of the things that I love about endurance sports, and especially the marathon, is that it can be one of the most humbling experiences you can have. If you don’tContinue reading “Virtual Marathon Race Recap”

Typhoon Prep

I recently asked a fellow-blogger what I should do because I can’t seem to find enough interesting content to keep up with my blog on a weekly basis. Her response was that I should write about life in Okinawa. It could be related to being a military spouse, running in Japan, or working overseas. LittleContinue reading “Typhoon Prep”

Numbers – Goals & Value

This is a tricky subject for me to write about because I am goal-driven, and numbers are typically used as benchmarks to reach or define a goal. I like goals. They give us something to strive for, something to look forward to, and are a great way to push ourselves to the next level ofContinue reading “Numbers – Goals & Value”

Complete Commitment

A friend recently asked me if I would share some advice to people who are either new to running or who are exploring the sport of running. The first thing that came to my mind was “tell them to look up Couch-to-5K (C25K). It is hands-down the best program I have ever seen. You canContinue reading “Complete Commitment”

Physical Movement Matters

Word Choice Does Too We are going into our third week of fairly strict Covid-related Protocols, and through the process, I have begun to learn a lot about myself. Someone out there will be able to relate to this, so I am sharing it with all of you. Week 1: Restriction of Movement Rules wereContinue reading “Physical Movement Matters”

5 Simple Healthy Hacks – You Can Do Even During Isolation

Move Your Body Move your body. It sounds so simple. That being stated, I don’t know that we give it the credit that it deserves. It is seriously a game-changer!!! If you already have a movement practice in place, this step is much easier. I have been a runner for almost 2 decades, so gettingContinue reading “5 Simple Healthy Hacks – You Can Do Even During Isolation”


Marathon Training Month 1 and Thoughts on Comparison Do you ever put things off when you have TOO much time on your hands? Well, I am currently guilty of that. I live in Okinawa, Japan, and we are under serious restrictions because of Covid cases on island. This means that I have had PLENTY OFContinue reading “Comparison”