Quitting Isn’t Failing

Quitting Isn’t Failing

That dreaded 4 letter dirty word…. Q-U-I-T! “Quitters never win, winners never quit!” Wait, wait…or is it “You got to know when you hold ’em, know when to fold ’em….” So which one is it? I was 16 years old, standing in the outfield as I saw the ball...
Who Ordered the Farts?

Who Ordered the Farts?

“In a world full of trends, I want to remain a classic!”  I was out to dinner, enjoying my food, drinking wine and laughing when all of the sudden, I wanted to scream, “Who ordered the farts!” I immediately knew it wasn’t actually flatulence I was smelling, but rather...
It’s OK to NOT be OK

It’s OK to NOT be OK

“It is OK, to not be OK…but if you are not OK most of the time, that is not OK.” Make sense? Two years ago, when someone said to me, “This too shall pass”.  I glared at the condescending smirk on their face and wanted to smack it off. I’m not a violent person (I...
Journaling For Self-Care, Or Not?

Journaling For Self-Care, Or Not?

I received my first journal when I was 13 years old. It was pink and white with a Velcro clasp on it, as if that would keep my younger sister out of it if she really wanted to read the juicy details of the boy I had a crush on. The journal was written in religiously,...
Be Kind – Kindness is Contagious

Be Kind – Kindness is Contagious

 “Three things in human life are important. The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. And the third is to be kind.” — Henry James Facebook Memory June 29, 2014: “I decided I needed spectators for motivation not just for races but everyday runs too. Dragging...