Monthly Archives: April 2014

I’m Ready For a Reboot!

I recently read an article written by a working mother of four who “refuses to be busy.” I loved it. Here’s the link in case you’d like to give it a read (and I hope you will read it). As … Continue reading

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Of Mulch and Muscle Soreness

What is it about a mild, low humidity Middle Tennessee Saturday that makes me think I should do three days worth of yard work in one? After planting shrubs at my mom’s house, I decided it was time to mulch … Continue reading

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Wherever You Go, There You Are

That phrase is most often used to explain to a negative person or a martyr that a change in a job, marriage or living locale won’t improve his or her lot in life unless he or she changes on the … Continue reading

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Need a Laugh?

Sometimes I become so caught up in business and to-do lists I forget to laugh. I saw this YouTube video a couple of weeks ago and I pinned it to a Pinterest board so that I can revisit it from … Continue reading

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Motivation Monday: Still Boston Strong

So many stories. So many reasons to be proud of human resilience. Last week I had a chance to listen to a little NPR during my drive home from an out-of-state speaking engagement. A trauma surgeon with¬†Beth Israel Deaconess Medical … Continue reading

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Snapshot Saturday: 10 Mile Ride

My friend and training partner, Lynn and I are getting ready for a 20-mile, organized ride. This morning we met for a 10-miler. Our launching point was an office park in Cool Springs, an area just outside of Nashville. Middle … Continue reading

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Road Trip Perfection

This week I had a speaking engagement in Lexington, KY. Lexington is about a three and a half hour drive from my home in Nashville, TN. After an extremely busy week last week, this trip was an introvert’s dream. I … Continue reading

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I Forgot to Feel Athletic

On Saturday, I ran into someone I rarely see. We were walking to our cars following a wedding ceremony. I asked if her husband is running the Country Music Half Marathon. He is.¬† She asked me if I’m running it. … Continue reading

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Back in the Saddle

I don’t know what it was like where you live, but Nashville was fabulous on Saturday. Bright, sunny skies and perfect temperatures meant my friend and training partner, Lynn and I were going to take our first bike ride of … Continue reading

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I’m Doing C25K

As I shared in a recent post, my surgeon has cleared me to “ease in” to working out. I tend to have an all or nothing personality, and the concept of easing in can sometimes be lost on me. I’m … Continue reading

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