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Kym's InstagramYou can run even if you don’t look like a “runner” and you can enjoy running even if you aren’t a “runner” and you can be a runner even if you don’t enjoy it all the time. #runasyouare #runningforanyone #IH❤️TErunningThis year feels SO DIFFERENT at my 5th #WCS2023 Women Coaches Symposium.Running when you can’t really run… I’ve been doing 10min “runs” in my basement. Normally the weekly track run is my one quality workout a week. So many times this morning I thought about not going or about quitting. Instead I ran with a much slower pace group and I’m so glad I did!Don’t confuse years with forever or never.
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How To Stay Warm (When Freezing Climates Are Not Your Thing)
Some people do well in the cold. I am not one of them. Being even a little bit cold makes me crabby. I am prone to all sorts of cold injuries, including being pre-hypothermic a handful of times. Some people … Continue reading
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Post Adventure Blues? 10 Questions to Help you Reflect and Plan
This was written for and published by Garage Grown Gear! Check them out! It’s done. The BIG ADVENTURE you planned and planned and trained and prepped for. It dominated your life, it defined you, it absorbed all conversation. It’s over. … Continue reading
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Pick One: Fast, Easy, or Cheap
Do you have a big goal in mind? You’re really fortunate if you can say: ✅ I’m able to be patient and work up to it as gradually as my body needs.✅ I’m ready to commit effort and time to … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged coaching, coaching philosophy, goal planning, goal setting 1 Comment
Winter camping doesn’t need to be ambitious to be adventurous. Our trips are all 3 to 4 nights and are never very far from civilization. Yet we’ve had seven memorable years of winter shenanigans. In all these previous years we … Continue reading
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Identities – Part Two
I am half Chinese and half Danish/Scandinavian. Most of my life I have considered myself to be just 100% Minnesotan. It was easier to focus on the white part of my heritage and to be “colorblind” even to myself. … Continue reading
Posted in Fitness, Uncategorized Tagged Asian American, being a Biker, bike commuting, racial identity, rights to space 3 Comments
Identities – Part One
In this last year there are two identities that I’ve learned to claim. Biker, and Woman of Color. I don’t just bike. I am a Biker. It doesn’t matter what kind of bike, or how fast I am, or … Continue reading
Posted in Fitness, Uncategorized Tagged Asian American, being a Biker, bike commuting, biking, Person of Color, racial identity, Woman of Color 1 Comment
A different progress report.
Public accountability. It can be a wonderful thing. Sometimes we hope and wish no one is watching us. Other times, such as blogging, even if no one is watching we hope an imagine people are. So I share my … Continue reading
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5 Reflections. No Resolutions.
I don’t do New Years resolutions. Resolutions are just decisions that move you towards your goals. But every decision affects my future. And my goals are infinite; from the mundane and immediate to the eccentric and expansive. Heck, I put … Continue reading
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Daring Steps and Leaps
One step leads to the next. Usually when we reach for a step we know where our foot will land. I feel like I’m walking out into a thick fog – I can’t quite see where I’m going but it feels … Continue reading
Posted in Adventures, Enterprise, Fitness, Uncategorized Tagged dreams, goals, inspiration 2 Comments
Denial felt better.
It’s been ten weeks since I shared my big boring goal. Time for an update AKA voluntary public shaming. Budgeting is to security as training is to racing. Some people like the training even without the motivation of a … Continue reading
Posted in Fitness, Uncategorized Tagged budgeting, goals, money, motovation, personal finance, training 1 Comment