Tag Archives: motivation

I’m The Gingerbread Man!

I am the Gingerbread Man, Modern Philosophers! As in “You can’t catch me ’cause…” I’m participating in a Wellness Competition on the Virgin Pulse app.  Today is Day 14 of 15, and thus far, I am in the lead with … Continue reading

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Know Your Limits, And Then Push Them

I’m participating in another Wellness Challenge on the Virgin Pulse app, Modern Philosophers. If you recall, I won the Individual Title of the last Wellness Challenge by doing 30,000 steps a day for fifteen consecutive days. I swore to myself … Continue reading

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The Not So Magnificent Seven

Sometimes, the road rises up to kick my ass, Modern Philosophers. It seems that today is one such day. When that happens, I guess it becomes a matter of how I respond to that challenge. It has been incredibly windy … Continue reading

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Why Do I Keep Running?

The other day, someone asked me why I keep running, Modern Philosophers. I immediately realized that was a great philosophical question to tackle on the blog, but I wanted to give it some thought first. The more I pondered the … Continue reading

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Run When Ya Don’t Wanna

I’m going to share some sage advice, Modern Philosophers, and I’d like you to ignore the poor grammar… Run when ya don’t wanna. Three days this week, I woke up early from my air conditioned induced slumber, to run before … Continue reading

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On The Sixteenth Day, I Rested

After fifteen consecutive days of running, and collecting over 450,000 steps, I can finally relax and boast that I won the Wellness competition, Modern Philosophers! I can also share that I slept in this morning, have yet to collect 12,000 … Continue reading

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Eye Of The Tiger, Legs Of An Exhausted Cheetah

I’ll never be confused for Rocky Balboa, Modern Philosophers. I’m much taller, I’ve never been in a fight, and I look horrendous in star spangled banner boxing trunks. Plus, no matter how badly your ears lie to you, there is … Continue reading

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