Deadlifting My Way Through Life: A Mindset

The last two years have been disruptive: my husband of 35 years was seriously ill (but recovered after 6 months and two  surgeries), I was let go from my job with no warning, my elderly mom stopped driving so I had to sell her condo and find her a place …

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Change of Season Goals

Life is what happens when you are waiting for the perfect time and opportunity to make a plan and institute it. There is no perfect time; the perfect time is now. My work schedule has changed so that I currently no longer have time during the day Monday through Friday …

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Chasing Happiness

What makes you happy? Are you constantly looking for something to make you happy, or do you find happiness in being? My new year started last July 4 when my husband was admitted to the hospital and needed surgery. We waited until the end of August because my youngest daughter …

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Only One Hill

What can I say? There IS only one hill, but the average incline is 12%, with the last 50 yards to the finish line at the summit a steep 22%. This mountain is hidden by clouds in this photo below, but you get the idea. Last week I had the …

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When the Bottom Falls Out

Just when you think things are taking a turn in the right direction and you can finally breathe just a little bit, the universe has a way of reminding you that you are not in charge. Having just returned from a true vacation, with relaxation, no hotel workouts,no runs, just …

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