2018: It’s Going to be Great

A time for renewing yourself, calendar turning, toasting alcoholic (or non)beverages, a burst of motivation to be better in life, to put a side guilt of the holidays, and new year resolutions. Or for some it is just another day on the calendar, not really a big deal and nothing special. No matter what side…

Cali to Indy

Nothing like a good life a** kicking to throw you off your blogging game. The itch to write finally got me to this keyboard tonight. Thoughts were running through my head on writing on quite a few things that have been happening in my life. I thought about writing about my running challenge I have been…

You are the Love of My Life

The beating of shoes hitting the ground, the rhythm of heavy breath, the power in every stride, the release, the challenge to keep going–this is the love of my life.  It isn’t always easy to be with my love. It hurts, it challenges me mentally, and I can be very frustrated with it. However when…

May I Help Improve Your Running Game this May?

Workout for Monday, May 1, to Monday May 8 It’s not about perfect. It’s about effort. And when you bring that effort every single day. That’s where transformation happens. That’s how change occurs. With my 3rd Track season coming-up as a head coach I thought I would share with our blog followers what I had created…

1 week out…..

Its my last week prepping for my bodybuilding competition!

A little difference is still a difference

I went from living in a village of 1,259 people and a state with population of 9.9 million to living in a city of 316,619 people and a region with the population of 22.7 million… the state population is 38.8 million. From country road driving to free way driving. From running into people that know…

Hop on the bike and ride… life is a balancing act, it’s best to keep moving

Grading geography quizzes, preparing for state testing, meal-prepping making sure I will make those healthy choices, checking-in with friends and family, lesson plans, working on the California educator’s induction program, trying to get a workout in, and oh yea watching out for my mental health. YIKES! Don’t we all have busy lives?  If you are…

Traveling… alone!!

Its been such and inspirational last two weeks! I just cant stop talking about how fantastic my vacation was!! After spending 5 days with Angie at her home in California I ventured out by myself for another 4 days. I booked myself a nice hotel close to Newport beach and fashion island. I was a…

Food is Fuel… discussion from a former athlete and coach

It’s what is behind a glowing face, bright eyes, a clear head, an energizing morning, a good nights sleep, and strong, well fueled muscles. Food is our fuel and our wonderful source of energy. Food gets pegged as the enemy too often. How many times have you heard the food shaming statements? “I shouldn’t eat this.”…