Running, Cycling and Life Lessons

Recapturing and Sustaining Life’s Momentum

Decision. Incremental. Consistency. Go back to the beginning and read those three words again. Now pause, close your eyes and imagine that you are writing those three words on the blackboard of your mind. Let them sink in because they can catapult you into a powerful present that births an…

My Running Guardian Angels

There is a twitch in my left ankle but am hopeful that it’s nothing serious. At Kamuti’s Butchery, the usual starting line of my morning run, I fish out my black Samsung phone and click on mapmywalk, my running app. In my mind, I hear the starting gun and start…

Riding into the Depths and Heights of Love

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.” Albert Einstein Grace’s soapy hands reached for one of the two glasses that she was about to wash. She grasped it then gasped when it slipped right through her fingers. Her attempt to rescue it only…

The Tears and Lessons of a Broken Bike

Are there times when you find yourself constantly pumping into your mind negative thoughts that dampen your spirits? This internal war was raging in me when I parked the Growler at the usual spot in Karura Forest’s parking lot. This spot is a mere inches away from the calm forest.…