The Road to πŸ’―

I’ve been doing a lot of reflecting the past week. Actually, it’s been an emotional couple of weeks. Between processing the loss of my friend Robert Merriman and missing the Jackpot Ultra Running Festival — it’s kinda left me in a bit of a funk. Not a fun place to be. I am a firm believer that things happen for a reason. I’ve seen God’s hand in my life too many times to deny that….

Running 2018: Week 06/52

Weekly Miles Running:Β 5.5 miles Race:Β 0.0 miles Walking:Β 23.44 miles TOTAL MILES:Β 28.94 miles Monthly Miles January 2018 Running:Β 20.5 miles Race:Β 18.2 miles Walking:Β 82.84 miles TOTAL MILES:Β 121.54 miles February 2018 Running:Β 8.0 miles Race:Β 3.1 miles Walking:Β 33.34 miles TOTAL MILES:Β 41.34 miles 2018 Miles Running:Β 28.5 miles Race:Β 21.3 miles Walking:Β 116.18 miles TOTAL MILES:Β 165.98 miles My estimated race schedule and results from January to the end of July when I run my 180th race. As always, races are subject to change. Races over 13.1…

Running from here onto July …

Hallelujah! January is now over. I absolutely hate January — it’s pretty much the Monday of months. I love the overturn into January from the holidays, but after January 1st — it just sucks. It’s somewhat because of the winter blues, but something horrible usually happens to me or others I love during the month. I have had a number of family members either pass away or get really sick during January — and it…

Time to commence — Operation Half Ass

I love organizing my fitness. I love mapping it all out. And, I love working toward those goals. Working toward these goals — whether their weight-loss or running related — is something I love and need. After my ‘More Grease for Greece’ campaign that I did from August to November to help me lose 35lbs. with the keto diet, I feel the need to hone in on my diet and workout regime, especially now that…

Thyroids, Ankles & Blurry Eyes …

Yesterday was a marathon of a day. A day of doctor appointments. I find it easier to just take a day off from work and get as many doctor appointments in as I can. I made appointments for the orthopedist, endocrinologist and optometrist — also known as the foot doctor, thyroid doctor and eye doctor. It really was a marathon of a day. My first appointment was with the orthopedist at TOSH Foot & Ankle…

Running 2018 — Week 02/52

Weekly Miles Running:Β 4.0 miles Race:Β 0.0 miles Walking:Β 19.28 miles TOTAL MILES:Β 23.28 miles Monthly Miles January 2018 Running:Β 10.0 miles Race:Β 15.1 miles Walking:Β 32.7 miles TOTAL MILES:Β 57.8 miles 2018 Miles Running:Β 10.0 miles Race:Β 15.1 miles Walking:Β 32.7 miles TOTAL MILES:Β 57.8 miles My estimated race schedule and results from January to the end of July when I run my 180th race. As always, races are subject to change. Races over 13.1 miles are numbered in parenthesis and numbered overall since July 2011.Β …

The bet is still on, but …

Ugh. Can I type that again? Ugh. It’s been a tough 8-9 months for me. After running 40 miles in 12 hours at the Jackpot Running Festival last February — I had the audacity to believe that I could do 100 miles at the 2018 event a year later. It actually really wasn’t a belief, it was a confidence that not only was it possible — but, beyond doable. I was excited to tackle this…

An update of things and whatnot …

Not going to lie, I’ve been in a funky funk lately. It’s been a challenging couple of weeks coming off of my vacation. I have the motivation, it’s just the execution of what I should or should not be doing hasn’t been there. I jumped back into my keto diet after my vacation. That hasn’t been the problem. My plan is to stick to it hardcore for the next couple of months. I will then…