I have always liked to run. I may have talked about it before, but today it dawned on me another aspect of why I like to run. I dislike running on a treadmill. I have to be outside, I have to be out in the elements, and especially be out running on days like today. […]Read More Running with Faith
So Lent is over. I ran for almost 45 days straight. That pesky forced reset kept me from running one day during the season of Lent. I did however stay away from sugar the entire time. I can tell you it was nice to not have to run on Sunday, and as a result my […]Read More What’s Next
Tonight after work I notified my daughter that on our run we would be doing intervals and if she was okay with that. Not knowing what intervals are she responded “Ya, Daddy, Okay” I informed her we would be going really fast doing some points (well relatively speaking of course). So I did four intervals […]Read More Intervals and the Third Person
So today I decided to create a new running playlist. My wife and I decided to bite the bullet and subscribe to Apple Music. A world of music at our fingertips and I was able to get some songs that would be too much trouble to get from my cd collection. Anyway I dove deep […]Read More The Perfect Playlist Pt 3: To Run or not to Run
It is raining today. And on my ride home from work I was wondering what to do in case I couldn’t run when I got home. What to do? Luckily, it wasn’t too bad when I got to the house and I adjusted my run to a shorter distance so that I could still make my […]Read More In the Event of Rain
The only thing keeping me awake and conscious today was inertia. I didn’t get a good night’s sleep again and all the extra sleeping I got this weekend is all but in the rear view mirror. Even after one or two nights of poor sleep I don’t feel this bad. And then I remembered. Last […]Read More Inertial Awakening
Okay the end of the week and time to analyze the data. Lets start with sleep and it’s not a pretty picture. It’s almost like we’re back with a newborn in the house given the lack of sleep that we’re getting. I took a nap today and that helped matters. I don’t feel quite so […]Read More Fix It or Forget It
What makes a good steward? How do I know I am being a good steward of the things I am holding stewardship over? What are the things that I hold stewardship over? I’ve been thinking about this during my meditative walks. And was reminded of this parable from the Gospel of Matthew 25:14-30 “At […]Read More Can I Help You?
Here are 5 lessons learned upon completion of my second round of the #Whole30. The cravings are more powerful. Line up support: You cannot do it alone Have a goal in mind and a reason why you are doing it Have a plan if you’re going to travel Have a plan if you’re going to […]Read More 5 Things I learned doing my 2nd Whole30
So after setting the trap I have gotten some miles under my shoes. First run was within 24 hours after posting about the trap. Throwing the post out there for all to see really made me commit to meeting my SMART goal of running this week. Normally, I like to jet out of work and […]Read More Run, Dad Run!