Category Archives: life

Day 5 Week 7 – Downtime

Have been on the road with family.  Traveling and visiting, doing the summer vacation routine.  All good except it’s tiring and leaves not much time for my marathon training. Luckily, this week is a low mileage week.  Just in my … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 7 – A Running Life Style?

2 mile easy. Well, normally 2 miles would be my warm up run, but today it is all I could barely handle. I am not over-trained but am traveling.  And being on the road is taking a lot out of … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 7 – Blame

6 miles easy, 58 degree Fahrenheit. Blaming is insidious and counter productive. Why do people do it? Shifts responsibility away from self. What does blaming accomplish? Bad relationship, distrust, and hurt feeling. What this says about the person who blames … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 7 – Me & The Natural Order

Rest/ Off day, no running “Do what’s appropriate,” or something similar, is a Chinese saying I have heard. Meaning as we march through life, there is a natural order of things that we fit in.  Knowing what to do and … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 6 – Comfort Zone

Our comfort zone is a safe place that offers us refuge from the storm. A place where we can relax, recharge, and re-calibrate if desired. Whether it is at home, with friends, or in things, our comfort zone soothes and … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 6 – Restoring Balance

1 mile warm up, 6 mile steady (8:40), 1 mile cool down, 71 degree Yesterday was a demanding day, outside of running.  External demands for my time and attention like meeting and appointment were all consuming.  Of course, it’s life’s … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 30 Jul 2017

Total 40 miles this week. As the month of July drawing to an end, a quarter of my 20 week marathon training is now complete.  My training thus far has been base running – building a base by increasing mileage. … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 5 – Don’t Worry, Part 2

  14 miles, overcast, 67 degree Part 1, here. People worry.  Some more than others.  In truth, worrying is unproductive.  It robs our attention and energy away from the real important, the present moment. Psychotherapist and author Andrea Wachter explains, … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 3 – Heart & Sole of Marathon Running

  Ran 8 miles w/ 4 mi steady run, 2 mi warm up, 2 mi cool down It’s week 3 already. This 20 week marathon training has been my ritual for many years.  It is like the marathon itself, seems … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 2 – Problem Solving

Off day, rest. So you think you are intelligent.  What problem are you solving? I am not talking about Algebra or Physics problems, but problems that your target audiences dying to fix.  Could be your family on vacation choices or … Continue reading

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