I competed in an early season triathlon on Sunday. Guess what the winner did immediately after crossing the finish line? He lit up the grill to cook hot dogs for the rest of us. Wow. What a guy. The warm, free food sure was nice. You see, the weather didn’t quite cooperate for the race. Continue Reading
The Minimalist Guide to Stress-Free Holiday Weekends
We just had a holiday weekend. Did yours go something like this: heavy traffic out of town (stress), packed destination, lines and long waits (stress), crowds, and a traffic jam on the way home (stress)? I’ve experienced many holiday weekends where everyone in town tries to go out of town. And it feels like they’re all going where you planned to go. That’s why my husband Continue Reading
Are You Addicted to the Good Stuff?
I have a confession to make. I have an addiction. Well, actually more than one, but right now I’m sharing one of them. I am addicted to aerobic exercise. I get high off my 30 minute morning run. My husband laughs at the energy levels I return home with. The high makes me more productive the rest of the day. I accomplish many things on days that start with a run. The Continue Reading
How to Finish After Hitting the Wall
Have you ever “hit the wall”, as runners say? That feeling that your energy is gone. There is no more. Hitting the wall always comes when we are not quite done. There are still several miles left to run, bike, or hike. And we must complete those last few miles. We have to get home, or at least back to the car and motorized transportation. Hitting the wall isn’t limited to Continue Reading