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March 20, 2017

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Finding time to work out when you have a child is extremely difficult.  It takes strategic planning, flexibility, and most of all, desire.  Let’s be honest, taking care of a baby/toddler is a workout in itself.  We come home from work only to put on our parent hats and entertain our little boy for three […]

Overcoming Obstacles

August 16, 2013

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Overcoming obstacles can be difficult, especially when they seem out of your control.  But, I have come to realize that if you fight with every fiber of your being and never lose hope it’s possible to overcome anything.  Over a year ago I tore a muscle in my back.  I wondered if I would ever […]

Setting Goals

March 14, 2013

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One of the most important things in life is setting goals, because they allow you to develop a framework of expectations that can realistically be obtained.  They are a map to a destination, with a set of checkpoints along the way.  They not only signal our departure, but also our arrival, and without them we […]

Working Out Is A Privilege

November 29, 2012

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In the months following my initial back injury I have encountered a series of setbacks.  I have taken one step forward (more than once) only to take two giant leaps back.  I have seen my progress crumble and my patience tested, yet I continue to remain committed to getting healthy again.  There are times when […]

Etch A Run

June 13, 2012

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Last night I started playing with an old pocket Etch A Sketch I had sitting on a book shelf.  I stared at it for a while before shaking loose the picture I had drawn a year before.  I wouldn’t say my drawing was perfect, but nonetheless it was a drawing.  Growing up I never really […]

Get Busy Running or Get Busy Standing

May 7, 2012

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One of the most memorable movie lines of all time, at least to me, is from The Shawshank Redemption when Andy says to Red, “I guess it comes down to a simple choice, really.  Get busy living or get busy dying.”  I remember when I first heard it I thought, “Wow, that really is a […]

Enjoy the Process

February 28, 2012

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There are many of you out there who are probably in the process of training for your first half marathon or marathon.  You are likely in the middle of your journey, or maybe even nearing the end, and you cannot wait until it’s all over.  You are looking forward to accomplishing your goal and draping […]