A Family That Runs Together Has Fun Together
Look for more of my blogs about fitness in Ellicott City in the Ellicott City Patch: http://ellicottcity.patch.com/ With schools about to let out, summer is right around the corner. While kids sit in class quivering with anticipation and dreaming of their pending freedom, parents dread the idea of children being home. All. The. Time. However, summer can act as a perfect opportunity for families...
"Fear is probably the thing that limits...
One week until go time. This time next week, I will be well underway in completing Eagleman 2011. I think I may throw up. This race has a way of getting to me every time. The specific reasons for my uneasiness are unclear. Maybe it’s because last year the run was 112 degrees on pavement with no shade. Maybe it’s because in this same race last year I was hit by a car. Maybe...
"You Can Sleep When You're Dead."
“You can sleep when you’re dead,” that’s what my grandfather used to say. I understand what he meant by that saying. Life is too short to spend in bed snoozing, when you can be outside experiencing life instead. However, it is so much easier to press the snooze button and roll over to catch a few more moments of shut eye than it is to actually drag your butt out of bed...
Cloudy Days Do Not Call For Gloom
Running the rain is one of my favorite things to do, but ironically one of the hardest activities for me to actually begin. Waking up to the sound of rain drops on the window pane makes a girl just want to curl up and go back to sleep. The last thing I want to do is drag myself out of said warm and cozy bed and throw myself into the world of slick roads and wet grass. Motivation goes down...