My friend Crystal, over at Muscles and Miles, posted the question "How you do it IT...!? How do you run the crazy long miles..!?" https://www.instagram.com/p/BIqmMGVDri-/?taken-by=crystalseaver It wasn't an easy question to answer because sometimes I wonder myself, "how do I do it." Before I can answer the how, I guess I should answer the why! … Continue reading How do you do it…!? How do you run the crazy long miles..!?
Originally written for and posted on http://www.newenglandspahtens.com, July 29, 2016. See the post here: http://www.newenglandspahtens.com/so-you-signed-up-for-24-hours-of-shale-hell-now-what/ So you bit the bullet and signed up for 24 Hours of Shale Hell or 8 hours, or some other race where you must go as many laps as possible in a given time period. Your reasoning might have been a … Continue reading So you signed up for 24 Hours of Shale Hell, now what!
We have all heard the saying “Life beings at the end of your comfort zone.” by Neale Donald Walsh.We all have places we feel comfortable and confident. We know that we will succeed, even if it takes effort and all that we have, we know we will not fail. That is our comfort zone.It’s important … Continue reading Stop Hiding Behind Your Comfort Zone
Just what does it take to inspire someone?Not necessarily as much as you might think. It will differ for each person. You might not even realize that you are being an inspiration. Everything that you do can be inspiring to the right person.Did you share a recipe that was healthy? Someone might have seen it … Continue reading What it takes to be an inspiration.
I am not a big New Year’s Resolutionist. If I set them too quickly, without a lot of thought, they usually aren’t right for the long term and I give up. If I spend too much time setting them, the year is too far into it and I give up. Sometimes I set them too … Continue reading Resolutions and Goals
photo Panic in the DarkThis past Saturday, Stacey and I made our way to Lowell, MA for a 5k race unlike any other. This race, Panic in the Dark, was a 5k obstacle race that had its own twist with zombies and scares. photo courtesy of Vince Rhee & NE SpahtensRunning with the New England … Continue reading Panic in the Dark 2013 – Race Recap
This weekend didn't stop. It had some really great high points and some really low low points. A quick touch on the positive! Jeremy worked Saturday morning and I got to sleep in. There was a quick work lunch followed by some afternoon disc golf. Met up with Stacey to head to Lowell, MA for … Continue reading I am glad all weekends aren’t like this!
There are times I go out for runs or hikes or even walks but I don't want to carry my backpack with bladder. I also don't want to have to deal with carrying a water bottle. While you do carry this water bottle, it has a nifty grip that allows you to strap it to … Continue reading Review: Camelbak Quick Grip w/ Podium Bottle
Today is the First of November. I have set a challenge for myself to post daily for the entire month. I also challenged Kris over at Healthy Livings a Bitch to post daily as well. Here we go!I never have been a daily food photographer and I don't plan to start now. If I make … Continue reading Day 1: Challenge Accepted
Three weeks ago, my plans changed and I was no longer going to Cape Cod the weekend of September 21. It was the weekend of the Spartan Race World Championship Beast at Killington. I signed up to volunteer so I could race! Pretty sweet deal if you ask me and the perfect opportunity to spend some … Continue reading Killington Beast – Spartan Race World Championship 2013