5 Important Things You Must Do To Gain Self-Respect

I’m finally at a point in my life where I feel like I truly respect myself. It only took 40 years. For much of my adult life, I thought I…

6 Years | The Day My Life Began. Again.

Exactly six years ago today, I woke up like I did every morning, unaware that I would go to bed a completely different person and my life, as I knew…

‘I’m Not Good Enough’ and Other Limiting Beliefs That Hold Us Back

Everyone has this little voice in their head which never seems to shut up. You may call it your inner voice, intuition, Jiminy Cricket, a hallucination, George or whatever, but…

41 By 41: Another Year, Another Set Of Goals

I just turned 40 earlier this week and surprisingly, I didn’t freak out about it. I do sometimes sit back and marvel at how quickly it has flown by. Then…

The 40: Moving To The Next Age Bracket

I woke up this morning feeling no different than I did yesterday (Well, maybe a bit less tired since I finally got a good, full night’s sleep). The only thing…

Bacon, Butter In My Tea, and Fat Bombs (My Ketogenic Diet Experience)

Apparently, the only time I’m able to muster enough motivation and energy to write is in the middle of the night when the Universe has jarred me awake in some…

Driving Blind | Reoccurring Dreams, Stolen Cars, and Mid-Life Crises

I’ve been having this reoccurring dream lately when I’m driving with my eyes closed. In this dream, I am frantically trying to open my eyes, panicking more and more as I…

What Went Wrong At My First Boston Marathon Qualifying Attempt | Mountains 2 Beach

Olympic runner Kara Goucher once said, “Nothing in my life has ever broken my heart the way running has. And yet I cannot breathe without it.” I thought about this quote…

A Guy You’re ‘Talking To’ Has A Girlfriend. What Should You Do?

A post from a Facebook friend caught my eye the other day. She was asking for advice about a guy she had a crush on. He admitted to having feelings for…

Ragnar SoCal 2017 Recap: Running On Empty

“Never again, never again, never again, never again…” I chanted to myself at 2:00 am as I struggled to catch my breath in the cold night air, hopping over sidewalk…