Tag Archive: confidence

Sep 28

I Think I Can’t, But Then I Did Anyway

“I could never do that.” I hear this all the time when I talk about the races I’ve done, and the races I’m preparing for. I get it when people say that to me, because I used to say that to other people when they told me what athletic activities they were up to. I …

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Jul 22

The Power of Words

On Thursday I looked at my marathon training plan. Tuesday:  3 miles – done Wednesday: 6 miles – done Thursday: 4 miles – done Saturday:  16 miles – Oh crap! Sixteen miles?  What was I thinking when I signed up for a marathon?  The longest single run I had logged since returning from my hamstring …

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Feb 16

Four Years Ago

When I dig another out of trouble, the hole from which I lift him is the place where I bury my own.  –Chinese Proverb Today is the four year anniversary of my Mom Maria Haro’s death to cancer.  She battled this horrible disease for seven and a half years.  She’s the reason why I volunteer …

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Feb 06

What Is Failure?

[NOTE: This post originally appeared on my blog, TurtlesAgainstCancer.com, on April 15, 2011, as I planned for the 2011 Boston Marathon. With another racing season nearing, I thought now a good time to resurrect this post for everyone who's having some doubts.]    “What is failure?” That’s the question my coach posed recently during a Skype call …

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Oct 18

Rocking and Rolling in Denver for DetermiNation

I’ve put this off long enough, and I’m worried that if I do wait any longer I’ll forget everything that I want to write! I will warn you up front that I don’t know how long this post will be. It could be short, or it could turn into a novel. I will try and …

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