Developing my Passions


We all have things we are passionate about. It may be a hobby. It may be a profession. It may be something you haven’t even realized yet. No matter what, our passions are something that excite us. Things we want to do. Things we look forward to. Things we could not get recognition for and […]

Thoughts on the Garmin Forerunner 220

Garmin 220

A few weeks ago, I pressed order and got a new running toy – a Garmin Forerunner 220! For the past 3+ years, I had been using the Garmin Forerunner 405. While it has been a wonderful device, it was starting to freeze and not charge. And quite honestly, the touch bezel drove me nuts. […]

The Stages of a DNF

DNF Stages

I will admit it, a DNF (did not finish) has always been in the back of my mind during every race. Injury, illness, lack of training – there are many reasons behind them. I’ll admit, the thought of a DNF was a little scary. However, it also is a sort of “rite of passage” as […]

My Goal Race Fears

Goal Race Fears

When you share a goal with your friends, family and others – it can produce a lot of pressure. However, it can also produce an amazing support system! I am extremely thankful for everyone who has encouraged and supported me through my sub-2 half marathon training! There have been moments where it has been tough. […]