Post-running injury disorder.

As I've been making my way back from my hamstring injury in November, I've realized something about myself: I am, on the one hand, full of joy because I am running. On the other hand I am full of fear ....more

Get started with essential oils.

One thing I hear from people who are interested in essential oils is that they aren't sure where to start. The whole essential oil thing seems overwhelming. What to buy, how to use it, where to find information ....more

March reacp.

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Deep Blue.

Who gets a little muscle soreness from time to time? You? Well, if you're active -- especially if you run -- you probably do ....more

Getting real.

Last weekend, running got real.It has been a long, long time since I've felt like I was really...more

February Half Marathon.

That's right. I ran a half-marathon in February!Not all at once, mind you. But, over the course of 28 days I ran 13.1 miles.13.1 miles ....more

Three months.

At the 3 month mark of my injury, I'm feeling really hopeful.My recovery is going very, very, sloooooowly. But, anything worth doing takes time, right? And recovering well is totally worth doing ....more


Slowly but surely I am starting to run. My longest unbroken run has been a mile but I've only done that once since starting back. Mostly, I've been running a half mile, walking for a quarter mile and running another half mile ....more

Half and half.

Well, friends, it happened.I ran.Yup, I ran.In fact, I've run twice. Twice! This is a big deal here in Happy Runner-ville ....more

Monday Motivation.

I read a sentence the other day that just hit me, and stayed with me, the way some things do sometimes. "Why not choose to do everything you do with joy and enthusiasm?"...more