Day 20 – New Training Plan

“It is not the strongest of the species that survive, not the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” -Charles Darwin – The new plan is in place and has been executed. As I said two days ago I needed to change my training plan. My old plan seemed to have me grow so…

Day 18 – Collecting Miles

“Happiness is not ready made—it comes from our own actions.” -Dalai Lama –   As my journey continues I’m tracking not only each workout but the total miles ran as I move towards my current 10k goal. My current total miles in the last 19 days is 16.41 miles. Doesn’t sound like much when thinking…

Day 17 – Calming My Mind Storm

“The genius of man is hidden in the silent, settled state of mind from where every thought emerges.” – Maharishi Mahesh Yogi –   A few weeks prior to starting this journey I made a commitment to myself, wife and a friend I would no longer search for business, product or schemes of any type for…

Day 16 – What do I put on my feet?

Barefoot or Shoes? As I was running yesterday I started to feel a bit of soreness in the pad of my right foot. Since I began this journey I have been running in some Northface running shoes that I had been using as my ‘daily drivers’. Before that, I was using Vibram Five Fingers but thought…

Day 15 – Back home

 Traveling is fun but there’s nothing like being back at home It is so nice to be back home hanging with my family and enjoying the pond in our backyard, making projects, laughing and learning together. I’ve said this many times but if my financial status allowed me to hang out with my best friend,…

Day 6 – No Walking!

You know when you were a kid at the pool and they would yell at you when you ran. Well, today about 2/3 into my run I was hoping someone would come out to their front porch and yell at me to stop running, giving me an excuse to walk. I didn’t though, even though…