Category Archives: Motivation

All That Glitters is Gold

Oh man, I am tired. It’s getting difficult for me to maintain normal at this point. I’m trying but my body is just not having it anymore. Monday I hit the gym and did a mile and a half on the elliptical. Nothing too fancy or exciting. I was on Read more →

A Tough Week and a Tricky Treadmill

Whew, what a week! I had a tough time fitting everything in this week for whatever reason, but I still managed to get some activity in. My last full week of summer is this week and we have a lot going on, so I foresee this being a difficult week Read more →

Five Things in Five Years- What My Future May or May Not Hold For Me

Happy Friday!!! It’s bittersweet for me. I’m staring down my last full week of summer break at this point and while I’m excited to go back to work, I’m also sad to see my first summer break where I did not have a job in well over a decade slip Read more →

A Promise To My Daughter

It’s been a full week now since I stumbled off my deck stairs and destroyed my ankle. I never did make it to a doctor because I know full well it’s soft tissue damage and will have me off running for the next three to four weeks minimum. I’m currently Read more →

Dreams Do Not Expire

One more week of school. One more¬†real week of school. Last academic week. Survival mode activated. Just survive, just survive, just survive. This past week, I don’t know even know. School was hard. I’m so busy. My classroom is unbearably hot and humid. I’m exhausted. I come home from work Read more →

Impossibly Done – Motivation and Determination

Happy hump day! Do you know what today means for me? Once I get through today I will only have to survive two more work days before I have a week off for spring break! I’m so excited! Because scrubbing dog puke off my floors at 230am then tossing and Read more →

IMCuse 2.0 Countdown Week Two

Heyo, another week of training in the books. I did a bit better this week. I’m still having a hard time letting go of the control, which was made obvious by the fact that every single day this week I logged onto Training Peaks and moved my workouts around. Seriously, Read more →

My Start To Power Based Training

Okay, so lets chat about power. I’m still learning, so hang with me here. My fantastic friends over at all3sports sent me a pretty little toy in the mail about a month ago now. After some confusion and back and forth chit chat, I finally got my hands on the Read more →

That Thing Holding You Back

This week. It did not go as planned. Despite having Monday off I still had an awful hell of a week. It was quiet here in TGC land, but my life was very loud and busy. Monday I had so many workout plans. So many. But they all required me Read more →

Now Is As Good A Time As Any

Happy Monday. Oh Monday. My week. How was my week? It was okay. Brutally exhausting, but fine. First full week back at school after two weeks off and it left me quite tired by Thursday, not to mention Friday. I had my unannounced observation too. First week back after two Read more →