What would life look like?

I look at the clock. It’s after 10 p.m., the time I’d promise myself I’d be in bed by. The alarm I had set for 9:30 p.m. had already gone off and, as I had done every time before, I turned it off and went right back to what I was working on. Which in this case is skimming through web pages for workouts to try. I finally close my laptop and head to the bathroom to shower, feeling disappointed and frustrated with myself. All I did when I got home from work was make dinner, set up my new […]

Why New Year’s Matters

I don’t subscribe to the idea that January 1st is just another day. I don’t believe that the New Year is a trivial holiday. In fact, I think the transition from one year to the next can be one of the most significant times we experience every 12 months. Why? Because it reminds us that time only moves in one direction. Another year has passed and when I reflect on those 12 months, I have mixed emotions. 2016 was not my favorite year. My cat died suddenly in July. I failed to run a sub-4 marathon time in Chicago. I chickened […]