Author Archives: chris

Fail Better

Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better. Enough. As of last week on Sunday, I had raised a whopping total of $330 for Camp Kesem, the charity I set out to raise $2000 for. I … Continue reading

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Why I Run

As you know, I’ve been training for the LA Marathon since October 2012. One of my motivating factors has been a charity project a friend told me about, Camp Kesem, which provides children whose parents have cancer or who have lost a … Continue reading

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The Finish Line

On the 10th of February, I ran my second 10K. As I mentioned back in early January, my goal for this 10K was to beat a one-hour finishing time. In January, I had completed both an 18-mile and a 20-mile … Continue reading

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Motorcycle

No, I’m not buying one. (Yet) I’m just marking the 5-year anniversary since I let one put me in the hospital for 5 days, and then out of my head for another 2 months. What a trip that was!

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Anniversary

It’s been a year, but it feels like just yesterday. We miss you, Mom.

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Resolution

Maybe it’s a function of all the unmet goals I’ve written about here on JavaJunkee.com in the past, but I’m not a big fan of New Year’s resolutions. So I’m not making any. What I will do, though, is just … Continue reading

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The Long Run

I’ve talked on here before about getting going with a running plan, but my consistency in some of those attempts has left a bit to be desired. I end up cutting back from 3 runs in a week to 2, … Continue reading

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