Because Sometimes You Just Need a Break to Rest

“When we rest our energy is restored.” You know why it’s important to take rest days from working out? I think it’s also important to rest and take breaks from other things – take writing for example. When I sat down to write this week’s blog, the words just weren’t...

10 Good Reminders and Learnings from TEDxFargo

“Ideas worth spreading.” This past week, I attended TEDxFargo, our community’s annual event. I dig TEDxFargo. I dig TED talks. I dig pretty much any type of conference, event, or learning opportunity. I love the inspiration, connections, and change of pace a day like...

The Myth of Motivation

“If it’s important you’ll find a way. If it’s not you’ll find an excuse.” A local magazine, Fargo INC. recently published a special issue featuring several professionals from the F-M area. As a friend of the Fargo INC crew, I was included, along with a quote on...

Minnesota Nice – Running That Is

“Millions of miles, billions of smiles” I just returned home from my first (and hopefully not last) Medtronic TC 10 Mile run, part of the full weekend of events at the Twin Cities Marathon. As one would expect, it was a beautiful course and wonderfully organized race,...

Suck It Up and Keep Going

“My talent is that I just don’t quit.” Credit to @momma_to_4_in_a_row for sharing this quote on Instagram. After yesterday’s workout, it was a perfect fit for today’s reflection. Saturday is always long run day for me and yesterday I had 14.1 miles on the schedule. I...
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