“You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.”  Dr. Seuss. It’s been a pretty incredible week….history making.  At the start of last week,  I was on a run at the same time as my sister was in a hospital over 2700 miles away, bringing a […]

Not the J-Word

“Comparison is the thief of joy.”  Theodore Roosevelt A couple of months ago, I picked up my kids from school and my 8-year-old daughter excitedly said, “Mom, in school we ran the mile today.”  I smiled.  Actually, I did a little internal happy dance.  My kids now relay anything running related to me because they […]

Rivelazioni a Roma

“A run has never returned me exactly the same.  I go.  I grow.”  Kristin Armstrong I’m on a family vacation this week.  When I started packing for this Italy trip to Rome, Venice, and Florence, what did I pack first…my running clothes, 3 sets.  I knew that I would want to run at least once […]


“The pursuit of normality is the ultimate sacrifice of potential.”  Faith Jegede. Let’s just get something out of the way.  I watched an episode of The Kardashians.  I don’t ever watch that show; you can choose to believe me or not.  But somehow the episode on Bruce Jenner discussing his struggle with gender identity called “About […]