Category Archives: Excuses

THE RACE OF A LIFETIME (WEEK 40)

The date was set a long while back. Now it is just round the corner. You doubt your preparation. You are at the brink of hitting the quit button. You want to run away from the challenge ahead. Before you do a “No Show”, let me encourage you with a story I recently heard. A […]

THE RACE OF A LIFETIME (WEEK 26)

The other day, I got me one of these smart, techy wristbands. The cute little thing could tell the time, track my steps, display how much distance I have covered in a day and measure my heart pulse. It can even tell me how much calories I burn each day and monitor my sleep each […]

THE RACE OF A LIFETIME (WEEK 21)

A funny incident came to mind, from many years ago. It was one of these very cold, winter mornings. I had been out for a while and even with gloves on, my fingers were frozen and numb. Although there was nothing funny about the cold, the way I tried to take my gloves off my […]

THE RACE OF A LIFETIME (WEEK 15)

As I lay in bed, the pain in my chest excruciating, I told myself once more, glancing at the time, “I cannot run this morning.” Every deep inhale of breath was followed by an OUCH! Every slight movement of the body released a groan. No, I CANNOT run today… but I will live to run […]

THE RACE OF A LIFETIME – WEEK 8

A common response people give when presented with a challenge is, “That’s not at all possible! There’s no way I can ever accomplish that!” By default, many shrink into their comfort zones when challenged to go a few notches above their greatest accomplishment to date. Yet, there is always a higher place to which we […]

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