Tag Archive: Motivator

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 16

Why Breast Cancer Survivors Make Great Runners

The first thing that needs to be said is that cancer patients and cancer survivors are amazing people doing amazing things. This is my personal epiphany. The facts by the numbers. I am 53 years old. On November 2nd I will be 8 years breast cancer free. Because I had become a couch potato, I …

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Jun 05

The Power of Positive Thinking

Let’s face it. Life can be tough. When faced with that fact, what do you do? Do you let it get you down and give up, or do you keep running? My mantra since I started training for the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon almost three months ago is “Just Keep Running.” When I’m having a …

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Aug 30

A Cancer Ass Kicker

I’m a charity runner for the American Cancer Society’s DetermiNation Team. For me it brings a great deal of pride and satisfaction knowing that the endurance sports I compete in can bring some one that much more closer to being cured of this awful disease. At least that’s what I dream of….then you hear the …

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