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Live, Live! And fight like hell.

December 25, 2014 will always be a day I remember.  I can not tell you what my kids got for Christmas that day or where we had Christmas dinner.  I can tell you it’s the day I found a lump on my left breast.  Friday Feb. 6th, 2015 at 3pm is the day I got […]

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Grit by Anastasia Lamb

At first, it was only a lingering pain before and after my runs. When I ran, it felt fine so I continued to run on it. Over time, as anyone who has experienced an injury knows, the pain became worse. Two weeks into limping and pleading with the running gods, I finally went to see […]

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Heather H. – Persistence

At the beginning of every year, I always sit down and make plans and set some goals and intentions for the year. So when I volunteered to write about my word for this year, I thought it would be easy. Well it wasn’t as easy as I thought, but I did have one that kept […]

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Liz D: Resilience

What’s life like as an Army wife? Make a plan and write it down on a sheet of your best stationary.  Take that plan, tear it into shreds, throw it up in the air, and dance around in the confetti! I knew going into this venture with my husband, Troy, that life was going to […]

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Jessi A. – Friendship

Perseverance, Stubborn, Crazy…all words I contemplated when trying to figure out what my word was. They were good, but not quite right. Then it hit me. It was around 2 a.m. on a recent Sunday morning when my word finally came to me. I was pacing a fellow Ambassador during her 100 mile ultra; it […]

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Breathe

It’s something so simple, yet something I never take for granted. Something I am more conscious of. My breath. I began running at age 13. My breath would in-out-in-out rapid fire, heat spreading across my chest. As I’d sprint around the sharp curves of the track, I’d say to myself, “Breathe. Breathe. Breathe.” In college, […]