Steps

Steps

Last August when I joined 13 Stripes I could barely walk up the stairs into my house without getting winded. As a matter of fact, I HATED steps. I wished we lived on the 1st floor. I wished I didn’t ever have to step up on a curb or take stairs to get...
What is YOUR why?

What is YOUR why?

I have been asked on MANY occasions why I go to the gym as much as I do.  I’ve even been asked HOW I go to the gym as much as I do.  Since sarcasm is my first language my typical answer would be “I get in my car and drive over there.” but, since most...
Home is where the best food is

Home is where the best food is

As a kid, I remember my Mom doing most of the cooking.  There were 4 small mouths to feed, she was a stay at home mom and my Dad worked a full time job and a part time job to support all of us. Going out to eat or even getting a pizza was a treat that my brothers and...
Congratulate yourself!

Congratulate yourself!

There are several quotes out there about being humble, not praising yourself, not showing off… on and on.  I just read one that said “Self praise is for losers.”  I couldn’t disagree with that more. What if we run a whole mile and no one is...