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I Don’t Like Labels, but I Guess I’m a Vegan, Now

A month ago, I went to the doctor, and it was apparent that my bad eating habits (along with basically not exercising all summer) had caught up to me. I had gained a few pounds more than I wish I had, and my blood test results came back with some bad things. I mayyyyy have… Continue reading I Don’t Like Labels, but I Guess I’m a Vegan, Now

Blog, Worship and Word

Why I Believe in Christmas Carols All Year Long

It’s almost July, and I don’t know about you, but my world is getting pretty weary. Christmas is long gone, the New Years Resolutions people promised to keep have been forgotten, and Easter candy has been long devoured.  Here we are, in the dead heat of summertime.  It seems that more disturbing news is put… Continue reading Why I Believe in Christmas Carols All Year Long

Blog, Running

Destination Racing: Race Day (part two)

Destination Racing is one of the most fun ways to race. It also makes training for a race a little less painful, because you don't just have the race to look forward to, but also a vacation attached! This post is part two of a series about Destination Racing.  Read Part One about lodging and… Continue reading Destination Racing: Race Day (part two)

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Destination Racing: The Rundown (part one)

Some people vacation to sightsee; we vacation with a race in mind. This is part one of a series about Destination Racing and some tips on how to make it a smooth trip! Part One is about lodging and preparing for the race. This post contains affiliate links. You may review the Affiliate Disclosure here.To… Continue reading Destination Racing: The Rundown (part one)

Blog, Faith, Running

The First Shall Be Last

One of the reasons I hated running as a kid was the fact that I was almost always last.  The shame of not just not winning, but being the final person to cross the line really got to my me. I don’t like to admit it, but I’m a fairly competitive person, and losing just wasn’t going to work for me.  Quitting was much easier to do than lose, and I quit more things than I am proud of as a child because I wasn’t winning as much as I wanted to.  So, this caused almost two decades of an unhealthy relationship with physical activity.