For all my adult life, going in for my annual physical was alot like going to Adam's parent/teacher conferences when he was growing up - all warm fuzzies and "You're doing a great job" and "No problems here." After all, I'm not overweight, I run, I don't smoke, I eat lots of fruits and vegetables… Continue reading Outrunning old age?
The half done cross stitch in the bag in the attic. The pie safe that I refinished 25 years ago that still has the bottom doors off. The yellow paint on the wall over the top of my cabinets in my otherwise white kitchen. The photo albums that look great from 1988 - 1993 and… Continue reading Struggling to Finish
Anyone who starts a running program know that you are going to have good days and bad days. There are going to be days when the wind is at your back, the road is smooth, and your feel like you could go forever. Then there are those runs where your legs don't seem to move… Continue reading A Good Run
I have made it through another Friday fast and I felt similar to how I feel during a long run or race - I voluntarily put myself through something that was uncomfortable, and at times I asked myself "Why are you doing this?" One good outcome of the fast is that I am searching the… Continue reading Still hungering for God
On a recent frosty morning, Adam, Jess and I ran in the Hot Chocolate 5K/15K in Atlanta. We rushed to get to the parking area by 6:30 am, then sat in the warm car talking and having a good time until we realized it was about time for the race to start! We then had… Continue reading Toilet Paper and Bible Study