Fitness, Good Reads, Quotes, Reading, Running, Yoga

A Metaphor for Life

This week I've been reading Haruki Murakami's memoir What I Talk About When I Talk About Running, and there's a passage that's deeply resonated with me. Sometimes folks wonder, "Why run?" Well, Murakami has the answer. "Most runners run not because they want to live longer, but because they want to live life to the fullest. If you're… Continue reading A Metaphor for Life

Good Reads, Quotes, Running

Badge of Honor

"All endurance sports are about continuing when it feels as if you have nothing left, when everything aches, when you feel done-but you're not. You have to go beyond the numbers that, like certain birthdays for some people, just seem intrinsically daunting: fifty miles, one hundred miles, one thousand miles, two thousand miles, and random points… Continue reading Badge of Honor

Fitness, Good Reads, Running

Running Like a Girl

I've been on a reading binge lately. I received two books about running for my birthday last week, and I've already consumed them both. We had beautiful weather Saturday and Sunday, and I loved sitting outside with Pup, soaking up some sun and reading a good book. I was having so much fun I didn't… Continue reading Running Like a Girl

Good Reads, Running

Mile Markers

I love reading - books, magazine, blogs...you name it! For the longest time I only read physical books and magazines and hadn't yet experienced e-reading. But this all changed when my mother-in-law (aka one of the most thoughtful gift givers I've ever known) gave me a Kindle for Christmas this past year. This wonderful lightweight baby… Continue reading Mile Markers