Monday, January 5, 2015

Monday Monday ( Sing It Like The Song )

The whole week before Christmas was outstanding!! Working w/my cadence has been rewarding & I am feeling much quicker in my turn over. The whole week during the holidays totally rocked!! Shadow Boy & I were on 2-a-days that whole week. We had some light snow, just over an inch of the white stuff. I was also walking Ol' Grandpa Smokes & he was stoked. He wasn't to sure about walking in the middle of the street & he didn't necessarily care for the street as he would give me that Lab look like," Human, can't you smell that tree truck?" But then when we crossed over 12th St, he was wide eyed!! He had no idea that the street continued. From then on, he smelled w/deeper breaths, trotted w/pep in his step, & calmed down from the pulling on the leash. Lets just say that he would walk back into the house & gulp down some H20 & then damn near collapse on the living room floor. Don't be fooled here, he still tracked me w/one eye just in case I opened the treat can. Ol Smokey thinks life is pretty good & he has only been here for a year now. So just before the New Year, life became very busy again. Loads of hustle & bustle for sure. The damn TV was back on & the dragon was blowing more smoke.
MAD Racing is taking off!! Mountain And Desert Racing!!! John & I have set the schedule for 2015 & it looks pretty damn sweet. The Rumble at 18rd will be our 1st real big race on April 18th & 19th 2015 & registration begin at 8pm tonight!!! Saturday the 18th of April will begin w/a 3.5 mile trail run, 7 mile trail run, & 11 mile trail run. The rest of the day will be filled with 20min Short Track Racing starting w/the Youth, Juniors, & then on to the ALL Open Classifications. The Pro race will start at 2PM. 
Sunday the 19th of April will be all of the Cross Country MTB Races on 18Rd in Fruita Colorado!!! The Rumble At 18RD will be outstanding & I am so pleased by how everything is falling into place. And are you ready for this…… All Trail Runs are only $19 before 3-31-2015, $24 after that date, & $29 for Day Of Sign Ups. The Short Tack IS the same pricing break down!!! Thats Right, Only $19 to race in Fruita!!! And on Sunday, $29 for the JR Cross Country Race, JR Cat 2 & 3 Pro Cat 1 & 2 will ALL be $39, & the Pro Open will be $49. Add 10 bucks after 3-31-2015 & 20 smackers for day of Reg.
Please access all of this info PLUS course maps, time break downs, etc on the Mad Racing site.  

And in my own world of racing in 2015, little worried about how the 1/2 will work out in March. The Canyonlands Half Marathon will take place on the 21st of March & then I start my residential on the 22nd. Sounds good right??? So here is my dilemma…. Do I run Saturday & camp in the car until Sunday's check in?? If I choose that option, what do I do w/an extra week of food?? More Coolers??? Or do I run Saturday, Drive Saturday, Pack Up Sunday, & Drive Back to Moab,UT??? How much will that cost??? My other hang up is this….. I will have to leave here by X time to make the shuttle at 7:30am on Saturday. This event still has me hung up. My other thought, to stay true to my training schedule, ride my bike & lay out a course here in GJ & run it on Saturday the 21st. This plan is becoming more appealing because I can add some trail running as well. All of this is coming into play for the Silverton Marathon August 22rd & the bigger picture of a Sub 4hr Lead King 25K race in September. Oh, and sprinkle in all of the MAD Racing events.

A highlight of 2014, besides for the Lead King 25K, besides the rescuing of Grandpa Smokers, would be the amazing amount referral clients!!! While I was only doing massage & neuromuscular body work I had to bust my A$$ to build a cliental. And Now….. Totally blown away by how I can work w/just one client & 2 others will call!!! My biggest accomplishment so far has been working w/a boy w/diabetes. Not only am I now working w/the whole family BUT he has HARD DATA to back up the Ortho work. This little boy has an insulin pump that gives wireless data to his mothers "phone" thing. Just before X-Mas I was explaining how Ortho WILL NOT CURE his diabetes but I know Ortho will help somehow. After our last session the mom told me that his pump didn't have to produce any insulin for ALMOST A FULL 48hrs!!! This little boy is now becoming my poster child because we have the raw data rather than me just saying ORTHO WORKS. Its not my ego, its not words in a book, but real data!!! Its totally awesome!!!

That being said…. I have some real big intentions for 2015. I mean, I already foam roll daily, love the perfect push ups, building a successful practice, ride the rubber off my commuter bike, daily outings w/the Boy Dog, radio shows, & speaking my truth. So I don't feel like I have to set goals or new years resolutions because I am already living those "dreams" to the fullest.

My morning routine usually starts w/light stretching, foam rolling, & breakfast w/both dogs. Shadow & I usually take off on our no excuse loop. We come back & I do my core work, foam rolling, & push ups. I check the tires, brakes, & seat post on the commuter & then head out. The afternoon is when I visit my training plan & then I get after it or the Boy Dog & I get after it depending on where I am on the scheduled event of that day. Mr Dave is back at the LetterPress so I am no longer running the Heidelberg Cylinder Press, I only have the floor tile to set down at Orval's Boarding & Grooming, & this frees me up to build miles & clients!!! I didn't realize how much energy it took out of me working 3 jobs, training for the Lead King, & completing my two year practitioners training in Ortho-Bionomy. I would love to ask," What will I do w/all my free time?" But we know that really isn't the case. MAD Racing, Building My Practice, & Training will become more than a full time job!! And that is beautiful!!!

My Brother, myself, & maybe both of his daughters are leaving for Sc-A-Tomatoes California this Friday. Oh Joy, another road trip on 50. Not really looking forward to the 15 hour drive across Ut, Nv, & Ca but its what you do when you lose a loved one. My Grandfather (94yrs) passed back in Nov & the memorial will be held this Saturday. Once I am in Sacramento it will be a blast but the drive simply doesn't turn me on. But it will be Gr8 to see all my cousins, antis, & uncles again. Plus, all of my moms cousins that I haven't seen or heard from in many moons!!! Photos…. Like Tons Of Photos…. Coming Soon
Thanx so much for stopping by, for taking the time to read, for supporting my radio shows, for the encouragement, for the inspiration & more importantly, THANX 4 BEING YOU!!!!!


  1. Thanks for stopping by my blog! I look forward to following yours!

    1. Thank You Very Much & Please Keep Me Accountable. Happy 2015!!!

  2. What a wonderful year and what fantastic things are coming your way on 2015! It's not shocking that you've built up such a good client base. It's easy to see through the internet how much you care about your patients and how knowledgable you are!

    1. Thank you for the kind words Penguin. Happiness is everywhere!! OK, analogy time, happiness is like a new car, when you buy a new car you immediately see that car everywhere you go. And yes, I do care very much & enjoy seeing other live a happy pain-free lifestyle. Plus, I totally believe in Orhto-Bionomy!!! Big Hugs