Author Archives: Carolyn Guhman

The Way to Joy

When the going gets tough… In 2009 I hit the lowest point of my life… I looked around and said, “I don’t have the strength to do this anymore.” I had everything, a loving husband, loving children, four beautiful grandsons and twin grandbabies on the way. But nothing seemed worth “it”. Life was a struggle, […]

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Relax and Run

Finding the Passion In Running It has been almost a month since I fulfilled my lifelong dream of completing a marathon. Sometimes I have to pinch myself to remember that this is real and that I don’t have to fret, worry, plan, anticipate or dream about that day in October, 2013. I don’t have to […]

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Found Myself Running: The Way It Was…

A continuation of a previous post by Found Myself Running entitled: Greater than the Sum of my Parts. Okay, everybody knows I’m an “older” woman…but one day,  if I am lucky, I will be a REALLY old lady.  I will no longer be able to run, to walk or maybe even to dream.  But if […]

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Found Myself Running: Greater than the Sum of my Parts…

Making My Dream a Reality It is not likely that many who happen to pass Corral L at the starting line of the Chicago Marathon on October 13, 2013, will even notice the older, overweight woman with a look of terror in her eyes who will be shifting nervously from foot to foot. She will […]

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