Through the darkness

After getting my daughter off to school last Monday with a smile on my face, I returned home, sunk into my couch...and cried. Feeling sad, alone, overwhelmed and angry. Thoughts swirling in my mind so fast I can't keep track of one before another pops up. I don't want to talk to anyone. I don't …

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Running: My New Freedom

There was a point in my life that I always felt the purpose of my runs was to escape. Running served as a type of stress relief for me. It was a way for me to get away from everything and to be alone with my thoughts, my music, and the road. [I should mention …

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It’s okay to feel down

As a motivator on social media and amongst my friends, I usually choose to be outwardly positive on purpose. I don't like reading whiny, negative posts on Facebook when I'm scrolling my newsfeed so I certainly don't want to be "that person" to my followers. Even if I'm having a rough day or a tough …

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Sunday Gratitude -The Ride

Someone famous once said something along the lines of "without the lows, you won't truly experience the highs." I think that is completely true. I mean how many times have we been so happy-go-lucky in life and then BAM! Tragedy strikes in some form. Then suddenly we are reminded of how grateful we need to …

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