Hello March

Hello March! 2 months down 10 more to go! 2017 is off to a great start. This week I crossed the 200 mile mark. I’m approximately 30 miles ahead of where I was this time last year. I’m very pleased with my progress this year 👍🏽 Next week I’m attending the Road Runners Club of… Continue reading Hello March


Determination! This is one of the D’s of success. Determination is one of the important qualities you need to posses when trying to pursue a worthwhile goal or endeavor.  Merriam-Webster defines determination as “a quality that makes you continue to do or achieve something that is difficult”.  It all starts with you making the decision… Continue reading Determination

Sweetheart Race 2017

I started my Saturday @ 5am in the gym with a weight training session and a 3 mile run on the treadmill. I had a great workout!   Approximately 3 hours after leaving the gym, I ran in my first race for the year. I ran in the Sweetheart 5K run in Flushing, Michigan.  Today’s weather… Continue reading Sweetheart Race 2017

Are you Serious? 

Are you serious about reaching your goals?  The New Year surge has come and gone once again. Only those who are serious are still going strong.  External motivation will only get you so far. You have to dig deep and find that inner motivation to keep going. That fire 🔥! You need to have a… Continue reading Are you Serious? 


How do you define success?  Merriam-Webster provides the following definitions:  the fact of getting or achieving  wealth, respect, or fame the correct or desired result of an attempt Those are some solid definitions. I like to associate success with goals. I define success as  the accomplishment of a worthwhile goal or someone who accomplished worthwhile… Continue reading Success? 

My Best January 

Wow! This month is flying by! Only 5 days left! I am going to make the most of these last 5 days and finish strong.  I went to the gym and ran 9 miles on the treadmill this morning. During my run I reflected on my goals and the progress I made this month. One… Continue reading My Best January 

Miles on the Island 

Hello my friends! I hope you are having a blessed day!  I had a great workout this morning. I ran a 5K on the treadmill after my weight training session. I love ending the week with a great workout. My weekend doesn’t start until my Saturday workout is complete.  Earlier this week I had the… Continue reading Miles on the Island 

Staying Focused 

Happy Monday!  In typical fashion I got the week started with a weight training session and a run.  During my run today, I thought about the importance of getting super focused on my goals and following my plan. It is so easy to get distracted in today’s world. There are so many things that can… Continue reading Staying Focused 

Looking for a Challenge? 

Happy New Year! We’ve been blessed with another year!  I ran 3 miles after my weight training session this morning. There’s nothing like a good run after hitting the weights. This is one of my favorite pairings 💪🏾🏃🏾 I had a very good first week of 2017. I logged in a little over 23 miles.… Continue reading Looking for a Challenge? 

Ran 1026 Miles 

This morning I had my last run for 2016. I logged in 1026 miles this year. I did not miss a week in 2016. Most weeks I average 4-5 days of running.  2016 was one of my best years. I hit a new PR in several race categories and did not have any issues with… Continue reading Ran 1026 Miles