Become Your Own Mirror

I was out for a long run recently and as usual many thoughts were racing through my mind.  This is my time to spend in reflection.  I was reflecting how years ago when I had owned a rehabilitatin facility and had many clients who were struggling with very serious physical issues.  I would think to myself, If they could speak to their younger yourself, what would they say?  Have your ever wondered yourself, depending of course on your age, what a 90 year old you would say to you today?

The Journey Towards My First 100-Miler Begins!

This is my first official blog about running my first 100-mile race.  Although I have been doing ultra-trail races since September of 2013.  None has been longer than the 100K, about 62 miles, which I completed with my daughter, Nichole Ortega, in February of 2016 at the Black Canyon Ultras.  So let me start by saying I am doing the Javelina Jundred on October 29-30 of 2106.  Excuse the spelling of Jundred.  It’s how Aravaipa spells it for this particular race.  Probably should look into that.  Well long story short, I really never thought I would attempt a Trail 100 miler.  But something s


health, joy, fulfillment, performance

As I was pushing myself up to the summit of Lookout Mountain, which sits conveniently 2 short blocks north of my house, my mind was racing with all that I’ve been through physically this past 4 plus months, since beginning my “Fat Adapted” journey.