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The Marathon – a one year reflection

In 2016 I ran the Pittsburgh Marathon, little did I know how much it would change my life. Continue reading

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Milestone Pod Goals

I’m a huge believer that goals are what drive people forward, give you purpose in life and make you understand the sorrows and joys of living. Without goals, you don’t experience the drive of working toward something you want. Without … Continue reading

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Running will make a man out of you

One of my favorite Disney movies has to be Mulan. In an era where women were always proper, quiet, and never stepped outside of their society-imposed bounds, Mulan showed strength and poise. There’s a lot any woman can learn from … Continue reading

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Recover. Refresh. Rebuild.

Recover I’m one week removed from the Pittsburgh Marathon, and I’ve spent a lot of this past week focusing on my recovery process. Not only physically, but mentally as well. I’ve had to process a lot of feelings about the … Continue reading

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I’m a MARATHONER

It’s still unbelievable to think that I’m officially a Marathoner. There are so many emotions I experienced this weekend about the race. From a Saturday night freak out that they might cancel due to thunderstorms, to waking up Sunday morning … Continue reading

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The final countdown

I cannot believe that we’re here. Less than a week until the Pittsburgh Marathon! It’s crazy to me that on Friday I’ll be loading my gear into the car, ready to make the trek to Pennsylvania for the biggest, and … Continue reading

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Marathon training is dumb

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. Marathon training is dumb. Why would anybody in their right mind want to train for a marathon? There are so many cons it should clearly tip the scale and talk any … Continue reading

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Running through grief

There’s an old saying that there are only two things for certain in life: death and taxes. And, well, I got to experience both within the same week. I don’t think you ever expect death. It just creeps up on … Continue reading

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In honor of March

March is National Music in our Schools month, and with the Find Your Life Foundation as my charity for the Pittsburgh Marathon, it only seemed fitting that I take some time to explain why this is so important to me. … Continue reading

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Brave

Sometimes a song is written that just speak to you. This happened to me a few years ago when Josh Groban release “Brave.” Every time I hear this song it transports me back to a time in my life where … Continue reading

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