Category: My story

running soul

Soul running

Remember when I told you all that I love to run? Well after “having to” road run since that day (because I couldn’t justify spending money on fuel to get to a trail, when...

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Smooth seas

So, 2017 has been “interesting” to say the least .. Things were ticking along, we (James and I) were coming up to our 10 anniversary and decided to test celebrate our marriage by finding...

Whose feet are those?!?!

I recall one Saturday morning when I was out running with James, he said something along the lines of “you only have one speed” .. He didn’t mean it in a derogatory way, he...

Whoosh!

And there goes January .. My resolution for 2017 is that I will not buy myself any new (or used) clothing or shoes. Although most of the “challenges” I come up with are complete...

Facebook made me do it

The other day as I was bemoaning climbing a big arse hill out on the trail I thought about how random it was that I even started trail running in the first place. You see,...

But that’s a resolution ..

In 2013 I gave up on New Years Resolutions, instead I chose one word that would be my theme for the upcoming year. That very first year my one word was balance, the following...

What’s on your list?

The other day James asked what I’d like for Christmas as he’s long given up buying  me things without asking first.  Not because he doesn’t know what I like – it’s more to do...

What is fitness to you?

Fitness is a very subjective term. On one health related site I visited they asked this very question .. A large number replied that fitness means (and I quote) “being in shape” – I’m a...

How I learned to love running

I’ve run on and off (mostly off) for a number of years, but it’s never been an activity I did for enjoyment (hence the mostly off). In my experience, people who enjoy running (like my...