Category Archives: health

This Easy Life?

The nice thing about a new house or car is the newness translates to less maintenance and trouble free. Life is easy then.  That is until time marches on and eventually reveals the truth that nothing lasts forever.  Mercy. With … Continue reading

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Me Time, Part 2

My blog is an on-going conversation with the self.  Any time of my choosing on a given day, I share this conversation in my blog post.  This is one of those conversations. On occasions, the conversation seems superficial.  Perfunctory maybe.  … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Thoughts 2017

It has been 10 days since the Harrisburg marathon.  And I am happy that my recovery is progressing well.  Daily yoga is what I am practicing to ease my body back to normal. Even so, I can feel my thighs … Continue reading

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Daily Yoga Practice

With the Harrisburg Marathon now over, so is my marathon training.  The fitness level I achieved from the 20 weeks of marathon training still remains.  My weight, blood pressure, and cardio capacity are relatively decent. Naturally, I want to transition … Continue reading

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Cooking And Me

  Anyway you slice it, cooking is a chore for me.   And I suspect that may be true for others.  Foremost is about what to cook.  What materials are available? And what can I do with them? What to cook … Continue reading

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2017 Marathon Postscripts

After the Harrisburg marathon on Sunday, I did not run one iota until today.  Heeding the advise of rest and recovery, I practiced yoga one day.  Staying close to the ground, I gently stretched my legs and hips.  And they … Continue reading

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Reblog: Gratitude Practice

What a nice idea.  Elysha gives concrete examples of how she uses the gratitude practice in her life to keep herself grounded and to cope with challenging situations.  It is an useful tip that everyone can use.  Don’t forget to practice. … Continue reading

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Day Of Rest & Reflection

Yesterday was the Harrisburg Marathon, a day unlike most days.  I woke up before the alarm clock set for 5:30 AM.  Went for a quick shake down run and figured the race was going to be a chilly start. Later, … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 5 Nov 2017

Total miles ran this week: 32 Marathon tapering is both physical and mental.  After all we are a holistic entity.  One affects the other.  So when the time came for the Last Hard Workout during my taper, its impact is … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 19 – The Life Within

8 miles easy. How is it?  By it I meant your life within. Is it still like a sheet of glass over a tranquil lake?  Or turbulent like a storm brewing over the horizon? Somewhere in between?  For me, the … Continue reading

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