Category Archives: SparkPeople

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Isn’t It Obvious?

A friend of mine was telling me this last night about someone she knows.  The person she knows sees successful people, and he gets really bummed about where HE’S at.  She asks “Is that what you WANT to do?  Is that … Continue reading

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A Feeled Trip to Remember (SparkPeople)

On January 1st I dropped a bomb in the middle of my life, setting off reverberations that echoed to my core in ways I never expected. I’ve been married for 21 years, and on the morning of my 21st anniversary … Continue reading

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The Ride To Happy (SparkPeople)

Are you happy. Don’t know? How about doing this exercise: Each day write down what percentage of the time you felt happy that day. Is that too long of a time period? Do you tend to write down how you’re … Continue reading

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The Plan of the Hour & The Next Race (SparkPeople)

I know it’s been awhile since I posted. I haven’t known what to say, and I haven’t wanted to say what I know. My husband and I are still going our separate ways. Let’s be honest, although we’re still living … Continue reading

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It’s Not The Decision That’s Hard (SparkPeople)

I wrote this mantra for myself this morning: **************************** I am so glad I made the decision I made. It was the right decision for me. And although it is going to be challenging to follow through on this decision, … Continue reading

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Running For My Life – My First Marathon (SparkPeople)

Originally posted on SparkPeople. Last Sunday, Feb. 20th, I completed my first marathon. My goal was to finish in under 6 hours, and I did it. My final time was 5:41:54. I thought for sure I wouldn’t be able to … Continue reading

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Just Registered For My First Full Marathon (SparkPeople)

Originally posted on SparkPeople. In this moment, on this day, I am so proud of myself I can barely breathe. I signed up for my very first full marathon. It is the last in a series of five races that … Continue reading

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Small Big Things (SparkPeople)

Originally posted on SparkPeople. I have been writing, nearly non-stop, since I wrote to you here on Jan. 3rd. What I’ve written is here.  It’s also in my notebook, it’s in my correspondence with close friends. So I haven’t gone … Continue reading

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A Short Essay On A Long Marriage (SparkPeople)

Originally published on SparkPeople. I can share here, right? I’ll tell you straight out what happened. My husband and I are separated. We got separated on January 1st, our 21st wedding anniversary. We didn’t get in a fight. It was … Continue reading

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