Aunque tal vez sea una de las frases más famosas en mi isla, “Puerto Rico lo hace mejor” ha sido para mí una llamada a ser un mejor ejemplo de mi tierra hacia el mundo. Desde sus inicios en una mega campaña publicitaria promoviendo el turismo en la isla, hasta su uso diario en el … Continue reading Puerto Rico lo hace mejor…
Disclaimer – You may need to consult Google translate for this post. Me ocurre muchas veces cuando salgo a correr, mi mente se pierde en pensamiento. ¿Cuán diferente sería mi vida si me hubiese quedado en Puerto Rico esos veinte y tantos años atrás? No me mal interpreten; hay un sin número de cosas en … Continue reading Nunca olvides tus raíces
Ever since I started on my running journey I have been called many things; crazy is probably the most frequent one. Who knows, maybe I am a little crazy, but I know that running actually keeps me sane. If you know my story and some of my personal struggles you would probably agree that running … Continue reading Crazy, obsessed or determined?
Have you ever had that moment when things just click? I remember years ago finding myself writing a lot, the circumstances then were certainly different and the inspiration somewhat ill guided. However some of my best poetry, in my humble and uber biased opinion, was written then. This time it is different, I have been … Continue reading Rediscovering your hidden talents
As the saying goes; don’t put off until tomorrow what you can do today. Last year, as I prepared for my two marathons I found myself putting off training runs until “tomorrow”. In my mind I was banking on the fact that my plan called for 4-5 workouts and weeks, so it made perfect sense … Continue reading A lesson on procrastination
So let’s get one thing straight… I hate New Year’s resolutions. The idea that I’m going to do something different in the New Year, because of what I didn’t do in the prior year is preposterous. Just set a goal, make a plan and stick to it, there is no ‘line in the sand’. All … Continue reading It’s 2018 and I’m back…
If there is one thing you should know about me is that I don’t quit. It may take me a while to get what I want but it will happen at some point in time. Never take your eye off the prize; it’s as simple as that. Whatever your “prize” may be, never falter and … Continue reading The tale of two races
This post has been almost 3 weeks in the making, and you’d think I would have all kinds of great things to share about my running. But the truth is it’s been some hard few weeks and I have had to look at running as a metaphor for life, there are going to be good … Continue reading We have to accept the good and the bad
We all know how it goes; in order to get something you have to give something in return or give up something for that matter. It’s the way we keep order and balance in our world both individually and holistically. Think about New Year’s resolutions as an example; most people want to lose weight but … Continue reading What are you willing to give up to reach your goals?
Success means something different to each individual. It is personal and the value placed on it is immeasurable to each and every one of us. Don’t let the world distract you from reaching your goals. Stay focused and true to your convictions, because in the end only you will know the worth of it all. … Continue reading Those who are faithful to their dreams are destined to reach them…