Gratitude.

I wanted to share a personal story about a time when I truly felt gratitude, and how it enabled me to take advantage of what I had in order achieve a bit of personal growth, to this day. I think this might be valuable to some readers, because it might highlight the difference between appreciating […]

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4 Athletes on Overcoming Disabilities

Oftentimes, overcoming the myriad of obstacles in everyday life can seem a little overwhelming. This can be even more true when on top of it all, you are struggling with a disability or other challenge that not many people around you are facing. But I want everyone to know that no matter what obstacles you […]

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A Setback and a Spring Walk

There have been a few frustrating mishaps in this last week, the most irritating of which was the late delivery of my beta blockers from my new pharmacy. I switched from my usual drug-store pharmacy because with mail order I’m able to save money and time by ordering a 90 day supply instead of 30 days. […]

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4 Ways to do Indoor Cardio

Those of us who aren’t lucky enough to live in a warm, tropical paradise often face a tricky dilemma: We want to go outside and run, bike, or play sports to get our cardio in. It’s been snowing for two days and we don’t feel like getting frostbite. We aren’t lucky enough to own in-home […]

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Reblog – How to Commit To The Gym

This one’s an easy read and hits 3 key points on the head. In particular, knowing WHY you are committing to the gym (or anything) is going to make it easier to keep going when you want to quit. Also, turning it into a lifestyle change as opposed to a fad or temporary hardship does […]

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How to get your steps in at an office job

I don’t know about you guys, but I work an 8 to 5 desk job that isn’t really conducive to getting in my 10,000 steps a day. Especially during the last two months my company has been extremely busy, meaning that most days I can go 2 or 3 hours straight without leaving my chair.

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Inspirational Songs (Part 2)

This next song is one I’ve been loving for a few months now. It’s called “Impossible Is Nothing” by Iggy Azalea. Think what you will about the woman herself, but if you’re looking for inspiration give the song a try. It doesn’t hurt to know Iggy’s story – she grew up in Australia (possibly in […]

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My new personal record

Ugh, it’s been a busy week, but somehow it seems to be taking an eternity to pass! I wanted to update you guys on my recent runs, including the one last Wednesday where I made my own personal record! I jogged 2.01 miles in 32.38 minutes, which is way faster than anything I’ve done before!

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Why I Love Running at Night

Night time can take on many different identities for me, depending on the day of the week. Usually, it takes on a sort of frantic quality as I desperately try to: 1) Relax and recharge from another crazy day at work 2) Prepare myself for the next day – make breakfast and lunch, lay out […]

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