Why is it hard to not care?

I am 35 years old. 35 years old and a college student. Not even in graduate school, undergraduate just trying to get a basic 4 year bachelors degree. My peers are 18 to 22 year old young adults starting their lives. In case you haven't picked up on it, I feel really old and way [...]

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Back off I’ll take you on…

Well for all my big talk yesterday about how much I love running in the cold, I almost wussed out on my run today. I told myself that I could use today as my rest day and run tomorrow when it's warmer...then I told myself I need to acclimate and I've run in colder. I [...]

It must be for real, because now I can feel…

The last couple days have been pretty identical: I wake up, knock off the tasks of my to-do list, check the box of my 5k training, take a break on the couch and remain there for 6-8 hours with occasional snack run to the kitchen and bathroom break. I made an honest effort at doing [...]

I can hear the bells…

I'm a big believer in 'clean house, clean mind.' I think when your surroundings are neat and orderly it's much easier to mentally and spiritually align yourself. I think that is a piece of what's been bringing me down lately. I'm trying to get my house ready for moving and that means getting things in [...]

The future was wide open…

I had a thought last night. There's so much negative in the world right now. There's positive too but, I feel like, the negative is louder and it gets more attention. I need a balance. I need to put something positive out to help slide the scales in favor of the positive. I've been trying [...]