Fear

“Fear in the mind killer…” from the novel Dune is part of the litany against fear and perfectly embodies exactly what I try to embrace every time the fear rises. There is nothing more debilitating than fear. It can kill.

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Carrie Giordano
Ironman Is A Honey Badger

If you have never seen the “Honey Badger” videos on YouTube, please stop what you’re doing and go watch them. Holy crap. So fucking funny. You’re welcome. If you have, then please continue….

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Carrie Giordano
Independence Day

On this Tuesday, July the Fourth I’ll be running with 60k+ of my peers in the 48th running of the AJC Peachtree Road Race. It’s a pretty epic event. If you’ve never done it, even if you’re not a native, I highly recommend it.

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Carrie Giordano
In Praise of Newbies

There is no way we could enjoy the things we do- hobbies, careers, etc- without newbies. We were all green once. We were all new once. And let’s face it, education gives you the knowledge to do certain things but not always the real life experience...

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Carrie Giordano
Definitions

I am a mom. I am a wife. I am an athlete. I am a coach. I am a trainer. All these things are true about me and they all are a part of my life. I am also a reader, writer, artist, student, teacher, cook, caregiver, caretaker, firefighter (metaphorically speaking), endless clothes folder, snack bitch, house cleaner,dog wrangler, cat herder, landscaper, motivator, instructor (different from a teacher in my opinion), singer (in my car) and dancer (anytime I can).  But they do not define me. I refuse to define myself by what I do. These things do not tell anyone who I am.

So who am I?

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Carrie Giordano
Motivation

Motivation can be an elusive unicorn at times but it can be found almost anywhere. Where’s yours? And your excuses are bullshit. This is a blog. It is my blog. I can say what I want with no apologies...

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Carrie Giordano