the treadmill


Woke up today struggling with comparison and quickly losing my joy in the process. Then I remembered this oldie but goodie post that I wrote in 2011. Stay focused on YOUR steps…

Lux, Libertas

originally published May 19, 2011 at

I’m a huge fan of the couch potato to 5k running plan.  Such a huge fan that I’ve started it no less than a dozen times in the past three years.  I do enjoy the way that it allows you to slowly build up speed and endurance.  I’ve always been one of those people who steps on the treadmill before I hit the power button.  My pace increases with the speed of the belt which allows my body to slowly warm up to the idea that I am about to torture it for a few minutes.  (emphasis on few)  Can you see why me and the C25K program became quick friends?  The methodology I apply to running spills over into most things in my life.  I love to witness the beginning a new thing and watch its momentum build.

While in Serbia…

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