TTR #11: Struggling After Losing Your Best Friend

In this episode Dorothy Keith talks about the challenges after losing a best friend. Not just a best friend though, a running partner, someone to help offer accountability, motivation; someone to laugh with and spend time together with. Dorothy lost all motivation to run after the sudden passing of her friend over the holiday season. But she built herself back up and found new motivation to run, not just with but for her friend as she raised money to a kids art fund that her best friend w...
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Embrace the Struggle

embrace the struggle
So this morning I certainly didn't embrace the struggle. But I made myself get up anyways. I was tired from a long day before, had a great workout yesterday, and although I thought I slept well, I could have easily went back to sleep (which is out of the ordinary because usually when I'm up, I'm up). I'm fortunate to have motivation most of the time. When I wake up I can't wait to get to the gym and start moving my body. Today was different. But again I made myself go but not before some inva...
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The Stress of Being a Student

Recently I’ve heard a couple parents concern about their children and school. Their child may be struggling, they may be failing, they may have a tutor, their child may not care or they may be trying really hard. The truth parents, that was me. All of them. Which made me think, do adults really know the stress of being a student? A Struggle from the Beginning  I struggled with school from the very beginning. I remember dreading just about everything regarding school from when the summer was ov...
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