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Beware, the Holidays are Coming!

Last week started off pretty good with incorporating my new GoRuck GR1 into my training.  The bricks that I used for the GoRuck challenge have found a pretty good resting spot inside my GR1 and have accompanied me on all … Read the rest of this entry

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Thank You

Merriam-Webster dictionary defines sacrifice as the “destruction or surrender of something for the sake of something else” and further defines as “something given up or lost”. Every November, I, along with most Americans, take the time to say thank you … Read the rest of this entry

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Inner Strength

Last week was a rollercoaster of emotions and attitudes for me.  Coming off the GoRuck Challenge I seemed to be on a GoRuck high through at least Tuesday or Wednesday.  Once I came down off the high I realized that … Read the rest of this entry

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GoRuck Challenge Class 079

Halloween weekend in New Orleans and everyone was ready to party.  My coworkers were all finalizing their costumes and talking about different parties and bars they would be hitting up over the weekend to celebrate a holiday that easily rivals … Read the rest of this entry

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Another season

After the last several months of busting my ass to get ready for the Tough Mudder challenge, I have less than 100 days to go (96 as of this writing). I turn 32 in a couple of days and all … Read the rest of this entry

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Sunset

Another week closer to my ultimate goal of completing a Tough Mudder challenge and I feel like the journey thus far has certainly been worth it.  I know I am not where I need to be yet but it has … Read the rest of this entry

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The Only Choice

This past weekend I attended a family reunion with my wife’s family in Arkansas. We had a 6 hour drive to get to the campground in Moro Bay State Park. My wife and I have been on many long drives … Read the rest of this entry

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Adaptability

This past week has been an exercise in adaptability.  After my first 10 mile run it took me a little longer than expected to recover.  My legs ached for a couple of days and I could barely walk much less … Read the rest of this entry

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Humbled

After the last several weeks of “taking a break” from training, I was finally able to put in some time this past week.  I was thoroughly welcomed back by sore muscles and barely being able to walk after the first … Read the rest of this entry

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Transition

As most of you who have been following my journey know, my training has taken a backseat to my newborn son.  Last week was our transition period from a family of 3 to a family of 4.  Our routine was … Read the rest of this entry

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