My Midlife Project

Remodeling a Middle-Aged Mom

Point the Way

I began 2012 with some lofty goals. Some of them I achieved. Most, however, fell by the wayside. As I meandered my way through 2012 from January to almost-December, I accidentally happened to do a few things I didn’t originally plan. Nearing 2013, I feel as if I’m back on track… pointing in the right direction, anyway. That’s the advantage of a midlife remodeling project. You can change the blueprint and knock down more walls up until the very End…

It’s About Time

“For disappearing acts, it’s hard to beat what happens to the eight hours supposedly left after eight of sleep and eight of work.” ~ Doug Larson In spite of what it may seem, I have blogged recently… Just not here. Instead, I wrote a guest post for a friend’s blog. You can read it here. I’ve […]

9 Reasons Your Middle-Aged Body Ain’t Like It Used to Be

“What cannot be altered must be borne, not blamed.” ~ Thomas Fuller, M.D. In yesterday’s post, I was a little whiney about how the aging process has affected my running. Since “knowledge is power”, I decided to research the physiological changes that cause the “slow down”. The following list came from ACSM’s Certification Review, 3rd […]

Still Crazy After All These Years

“So I run straight toward the goal in order to win the prize…” ~ Philippians 3:14 As I grow older, I find I’ve forgotten some past experiences I wish I could remember. Unfortunately, I also remember some past experiences I wish I could forget. My life as a runner includes more than a few of […]

From There to Here….

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You’re on your own, and you know what you know. And you are the guy who’ll decide where to go.” ~ Dr. Seuss In case you’re wondering where I’ve been and how I got […]