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48 Things I’ve learned in the past 48 Years

48 Things I've Learned in the past 48 Years

It’s my birthday today, woo-HOO! Wow. I’m now forty-eight, only two years away from the big 5-o. I don’t feel forty-eight, however. I feel youthful and vibrant … because, yeah, that’s what my age and all others are supposed to feel like! So while I’m hardly perfect and make mistakes daily, I’m having some fun today by [...]

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Disney’s Virtual Shorts and My 50th runDisney Medal!

Registration is now open for this summer’s runDisney Virtual Shorts series! Last year, I did not register for their inaugural series due to issues I had with wording on their website regarding how the Leukemia society would benefit. I had lost a dear friend to leukemia, so it hit me wrong. But I must admit. [...]


Accountability Quest: Second Quarter Goals

Accountability Quest: Second Quarter Goals

Time for another round of quarterly goals! As I mentioned in my First Quarter Goals post, I’m trying something new. Rather than make a huge, (and intimidating,) list of goals at the beginning of the year, I’m making quarterly ones instead, limiting each to ten only in hopes of being realistic. (They’re still not entirely [...]


March Ultimate Coffee Date

Happy Saturday, everyone! It’s cold, my injured foot needs a break, and I have tons of Princess Half Marathon content to write and produce, so I’m spending the entire weekend with butt in chair and fingers on keyboard. But first, I thought I’d join up with Deborah over at Confessions of a Mother Runner and [...]


Accountability Quest: First Quarter Goals

Confession: I did a horrible job with my Goofy Challenge Goals, finishing a mere 36% instead of at least 50%. Why? Well, depression from my running injury had something to do with it as I’ve discussed in this Recover, Run, Rejoice video. Considering the holidays, I also made unrealistic goals, a habit I’ve yet to [...]


100 Blog Post Ideas for Running & Fitness Bloggers

When we started Joyful Miles, our intention was to inspire others to enjoy life, one mile at a time. Well, after some deep reflection and a review of past blog posts, I realize we haven’t quite met our mark. There’s still so much I want to talk about, especially now that I’m still on the road to [...]