Napolean Bonaparte famously said, “There is no such thing as an accident; it is fate misnamed”.
I believe that to be true. I entered the world of marathon running without intent. With no running experience, no real training, and no idea what I was doing, I completed the Chicago Marathon in 2013. It was fate, indeed, that brought me to my first marathon. It is my new-found love for the sport that will carry me through achieving my running goals.
Welcome to the adventures of The Accidental Marathoner.

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Coffee Talk ~~ January, 2020 Edition

January 4, 2020 12:00 pm

Happy New Year! It’s the first weekend of 2020, and that means it’s time to pour yourself a cup of coffee (or whatever you prefer) and sit down for a chat! If we were having coffee, I would tell you I am not one to make New Year’s resolutions. For one, I think it can set us up for failure, followed by feelings of guilt and shame for not having stuck with whatever resolution or goal was set. Plus, I think it’s pretty silly to wait for a specific day to make a change. Why wait until January 1st? If you have a goal in mind, start working on it today. That being said, over coffee I would tell you that I looked back at my post from this time last year. I talked about the weight I had gained over the previous year and how crappy I was feeling because of it. My weight creeped

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