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Kari Gormley is a fellow podcaster, mom, runner and she has ADHD
Failing Forward: We’ve all had these moments of forgotten appointments, but Kari has learned but behavioral strategies, and a new service.
She’s now using the online scheduling program Schedule Once (I’m using vCita)
This interview was a Last Minute interview
Her background in in sales and marketing
Spent time in Sweden and the East Coast.
She lost a lot of weight and became lifetime member for Weight Watchers.
Podcasts changed her life.
Views running as a tool to help managing life.
Great ideas happen while running.
Diagnosed 3 months ago.
Read Driven by Distraction felt that it described her.
ADHD has certain challenges and many strengths.
Green Zone & Red Zone
Outsourcing our red zone.
Challenge of outsourcing – need to be able to communicate what you need to do.
Listens to podcasts while doing chores
We are the sum of the 5 people we’re around.
Listener asks question: “Can you beat my time of 2 hr 59” Kari’s Answer: Nope
She’s done 2 marathons.
Describes herself as a “mid to a back-of the back runner”
Views running is a gift, and she wants to do it for the rest of her life.
On her podcast she will be having a challenge for gratitude
She mentions Squirrels and Diamonds, and ironically, as I write this I can’t remember why.
Runner joke: “Runner in between injuries”
Running as Form and Function
We’re not taught how to move.
Her coach would tell her, “Kick your legs, your a runner.”
Kari says it’s important to be mindful about how you move.
In describing the growing popularity of running: Running as experiences that are brining people together and increasing dopamine.
Start Slow and Grow.
Distance running is all about the long slow run.
Born to Run
Runners World Magazine
Meetup.com to find a running group
Areas of Struggle (related mostly to ADHD)
Son had 2 months off of school, had 5 trips, and launched podcast in the middle of it.
3 times a week podcast – 2 interview shows
She wants to Increase quality time with family.
She’s working on achieving more Balance
Random Question Round:
Q: What’s the next big thing: A: Digital Detox
Q: What’s your favorite junk food: A: gluten free chocolate covered pretzels
Q: What’s your favorite game show: A: No Whammy
Q: What’s a Pet peeve at the grocery store? A: People not moving out of the way.
Q: What’s your Favorite App: Stitcher
Contact Kari at
The Running Lifestyle show is available on iTunes and Stitcher
Kari is on Facebook & Twitter.