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Month: January 2013

The Busy Excuse – Pinspiration Friday!

The Busy Excuse – Pinspiration Friday!

Struggling to find the motivation or time? You can spare 30 minutes out of 1440, can’t you? I found this on the internet a while back. I don’t remember where I found it from.If this is yours, please let me know and I will gladly give you credits. Connect with me during the week on other social channels for more inspiration and positive thoughts. @fauxrunner on Twitter The Facebook home of Fauxrunner Inspiration board on Pinterest  

You don’t have to go fast, You just have to go

You don’t have to go fast, You just have to go

The training plan for Little Rock Marathon called for 18 miles this weekend. However, in order to ramp-up not too quickly, I have been splitting my runs over Friday and Saturday. So 18 miles turned into 6 + 15/16 miles.  And even though the miles were slow and long, I learnt some valuable lessons to remind myself when I am in the dumps You don’t have to go Fast, You just have to GoAt first it was daunting. 15 is…

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The Beautiful and the Ugly

The Beautiful and the Ugly

The Beautiful  It was a gorgeous foggy morning with some amazing January temperatures. I set out to run 12 miles on my favorite route – the Chattahoochee River Trails.  The UglyAbout a mile into the run, something went ‘Ouch’ with my back and it hurt to run. Hurt very badly. But with such amazing beauty around me, I didn’t give up and instead walked 8 miles for a total of 9 miles; even though I missed out on the trail…

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The Power of Positive Thinking

The Power of Positive Thinking

Part of the reason I have not been writing as much as I’d like to is because I’ve been in a rut and my head was filled with negative chatter. Its nothing new and I go through cycles of those, But instead of being my sunny self and working through them, I’ve let it affect me on a deeper level. Sickness, on-off mild injuries and life (in this case – LASIK surgery) has fed into the frustration that my training for Little…

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