Staying Healthy

Staying Healthy

For a couple of years after college, I lived and worked in the mountains of south-central Colorado at 9000 feet at a conference center. I had charge of a herd of 20 horses and a small staff of wranglers. We led rides into the mountains, and I teamed up with a...
Two Heads May be Better than One

Two Heads May be Better than One

When it comes to running, I am a lone wolf. I may occasionally run with a friend but never regularly. For the most part I enjoy running alone. I train alone, I run races alone, and I always run my daily run alone. Running is my ME time. I have never joined a running...
A Timeline of My IMT Des Moines Marathon Experience

A Timeline of My IMT Des Moines Marathon Experience

10/21/2018 5:30 am:  My body jolts awake. I can’t take the suspense any longer, I have to get up. I’ve been lying awake in bed for the past hour, anxious about the upcoming day. My mind swirling around, trying to process what I am about to go through. Will I be...