Lessons Learned

Running offers us so much in ways of enriching our lives! You have to focus on the big picture & not nitpick every run!

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Uvida Sportswear UPF50+

What can I say?  I am a Tucson native and have grown up in the Southern Arizona sun!  When I was a child, I played outside all day, everyday and sunscreen was not part of our daily routine at all!  When I started college, I took notice of magazine articles and doctors recommending use of  a… Continue reading Uvida Sportswear UPF50+

Easy Chocolate Protein Bars

Ingredients: One Cup of Enjoy Life Crunchy Flax & Chia Cereal One Cup Almond Butter One Scoop Chocolate Protein Powder 1/2 Cup of pitted dates One Tablespoon of Red Maca Powder (optional) 1/3 Cup or more Chocolate Chips 1/4 Cup of raisins (optional) In a food processor or Vitamix Blender combine cereal, almond butter, protein… Continue reading Easy Chocolate Protein Bars

Where Inspiration Begins…

 Creation is like a message written on things, a story told in symbol, a source of conversation for our souls…Loving nature, conversing with nature, is not something extraneous to our love for God;  it is part of it, an essential ingredient…Not to look at nature, not to love it to the full, is to refuse to… Continue reading Where Inspiration Begins…

Put Some Fun In Your Run!

I find that in my running groups, both in real life and through social media, runners get caught up in the numbers game. How far and how fast and then how much further and faster. Don’t get me wrong, improvement is awesome, motivating and what keeps us going! However, I’ve found that sometimes my greatest… Continue reading Put Some Fun In Your Run!

Reminiscing: My First Marathon

I ran The Tucson Marathon for the first time in December 2001.  Running a marathon was a dream that I secretly held onto for a long time, but never believed that I could actually do it.  I was too chicken to just train and sign up for one all by myself and the people that did run them… Continue reading Reminiscing: My First Marathon