• Train

Staying motivated seems to be an issue for a lot of people and that includes me.  I am a self motivated person and pursue my goals with a reckless abandon but there are days when going to the pool, or running the same route or getting on the trainer are the absolute last things I want to do.  Sometimes making a huge brunch, reading the newspaper (yes I still do that.......I work for DMNmedia and The Dallas Morning News), and watching Remember The Titans are the only things I want to do. When those days come I try to think about why I ...

  • Lunch Recipes

Taco Tuesday came early at my house yesterday but was disguised at Meatless Monday.  After I posted the picture to Instagram and finished licking the plate I realized that this was a dish that needed to have the recipe posted so that everybody else could enjoy the flavors that I inhaled in approximately 15 seconds.  Thus the reason why I was licking the plate…….I could not get enough of the tacos and may have to create them again for the actual Taco Tuesday. I had a desire to have Sloppy Joe’s after seei...

  • Race

RR100 was a tremendously successful race for me, read the race report here, but it never unfolds the way it did without a tremendous amount of support from some key figures. This cast of characters was either on-site or very instrumental in helping me reach the finish line in 19:22 or was there during my training and pushing me to get better as each session passed. There are many people to thank so let's get this cast of characters post (poached from Old Stude) started. Lead Actress: Pit Crew Chief aka Karen What can I say about Karen that ...

  • Race Reports

Rocky Raccoon 100 will be a race I will not forget for a very long time. It might be because everything is tired, or hurts, or is sore, or is chafed, or is achy. If it is none of those things then it is not a part of my body. I am beat up from head to toe but simultaneously I am elated. When I put together my training plan for Rocky Raccoon 100 I had an idea of what I wanted to do to prepare my body and my mind. As with any type of training plan you have to adjust along the way and I did that to my training plan as well as to my goals until the...