A human being with little or no effort can walk across hot coals when a human being can’t even put a bare palm down on a 300 degree hot stove.
As important as being successful for me athletically is, it is more important for me to be successful as a person.
instead of beating myself up and wishing I was “finished already” I want the race to be about being present to where I am and to the now of each moment
My wife and I were on the bike trainer watching the DVD of the 1995 Hawaii Ironman as Paula Newby Fraser set out on her last Ironman. She had declared this would be her last Ironman. She had won six and on this day she had a ten minute lead on the run on her way to her seventh. But… Read more →
In 2007 I was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. Every day it takes a little more of my mind and my body. Every day I may get a little slower and weaker. You may see me swim, float, pedal, coast, run, walk, or crawl but you will never see me give up. I refuse to quit. I run this race for all those with MS who can’t.
Bill Bradley has been on top of the world. He has experienced what it means to have it all. And he has experienced what it means to lose it all. Just over five years ago, he went through a bankruptcy. He lost his business. And his marriage came to an end. He had hit rock bottom. “I remember calling a… Read more →
I’ve made a promise and a commitment to people who are supporting me with words, thoughts and donations of their hard-earned money. Many of them know me: family, friends, classmates, coworkers, running buddies, fellow volunteers. But others, I’ve never met. We may have exchanged tweets or comments on Facebook or DailyMile, or they may have read a blog post I wrote. Others still fall into the “unknown angels” category. Nearly every year, a donation comes from some connection that I simply cannot identify. I’m touched and motivated by every donation, tweet, wall post and email, but these from the “unknown angels” move me most.