It finally happened.  November 3rd, 2018 came and went.  After months of discussion and preparation, it was over.  There were smiles, tears, high fives and bloody knees.  Some ate bacon, others Twizzlers and veggie burgers.  There was sprinting, walking, limping, and a lot of hobbling.  For some the end brought pain in places that were […]


Call it what it is

First off, if you had to come up with one of the scariest exercises that people literally freak out when the word is said, what would it be? Just think about it for a second. As a fitness instructor, I sometimes try to “pull the wool” over my clients, having them do something that they […]

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Too Much JB Weld

My past readers are partially aware of what is coming up for me this weekend.  To be fair the event includes my parents.  On Saturday the three of us less than intelligent souls will be participating in the Run Amok 50k in Harrison, TN.  This is the Ultra Marathon that my parents essentially shamed me […]

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Rim to Rim: Part 2

We began our trip by flying into Las Vegas and picking up our hiking partner Joshua and our driver, my son Joseph. It’s about 4 hours from Las Vegas to our quaint little motel on the north rim. Things are a little laid back at this motel, being we would be in late they just […]

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Social Media Ridiculousness

I have been guilty of over use of social media, posting too often, looking at others’ posts, etc. How many of us know someone who “collects” friends on social media. I am not referencing individuals who run organizations, or who use social media for the positivity of the community or an organization. I am referencing […]

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How Did You Get That?

So how many of you have had a common cold, the flu, a sore throat, etc?  Probably about 100% of you have experienced at least one of these at some point in your life.  No they are not fun, but it is part of life.  Now to the famous question, “How did you get that?”.  […]

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I once heard someone say something like, if someone has already said better let them say it.  So today that is what I’m going to do.  As I was running trails on the west side of Las Vegas I decided A Rock in Your Shoe needed a mission statement.  To be honest I don’t know […]

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