Turning Corners, and sharing thoughts…

I often place unneeded pressure on myself; For instance the essence of this blog is “thoughts from the run”, but what if I don’t want to share those thoughts? See what I mean? I’ve sort of promised more than I’m sometimes willing to keep… In my defense when I first started running seriously every run was… Continue reading Turning Corners, and sharing thoughts…

Running through Winter…

I ran six miles today and it’s February 4th! That was my “Big Game”. To think a year ago I wouldn’t have entertained running in February – Maybe on a treadmill (then again this time last year it would have been 30 minutes of walking on a treadmill.) Why is any of the above relevant?… Continue reading Running through Winter…

Goodbye to Greetings…

Part of my after-holiday traditions is to reread my Christmas cards. I love getting and giving cards all year round but Christmas greetings are special. I’m not sure if it’s the significance of the holiday – The fact that this might be the only time you hear from certain family members or friends – It’s… Continue reading Goodbye to Greetings…

Friendships…

There are  so many types of friendships and all are important blessings in one way or another. Yet there is a special group of friends that share a very important part of life – The friends we made in college or in my case nursing school. I went to Newport Hospital School of Nursing 1975-1978. Those… Continue reading Friendships…

Right Isn’t Always Easy…

We’re all faced with a hundred decisions a day ,some are easy and some are right. They are rarely both. Such was the case today when my schedule already overbooked and overwhelming got flipped to go visit a friend in a nursing home. He is recovering from major surgery and has been feeling down. I… Continue reading Right Isn’t Always Easy…

Last to First

These past few days I’ve seen woman, who are friends, family members or clients who are fried. This is evident by all the tears, headaches, colds and dark circles I’ve noticed. I’m sure the season has something to do with it, but my guess is these woman are putting them selves last. Putting your own… Continue reading Last to First