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Consuming Moments

The darkness consumed the last light of the day yesterday, as it exited in a mass of fiery yellow-orange clouds. The color spread everywhere across the sky, eventually turning pink, and then grey, while I captured what I could with … Continue reading

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I’m Proud of Myself

I came in 66 out of 67 in my age group for the 10 mile Run For The Water last Sunday. And can I tell you? I’m gosh-darn PROUD of myself! 🙂 Perhaps you wouldn’t be, and perhaps you think … Continue reading

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I Am Guilty

I called you, I did. I am quite guilty of this: I was going to read you Titanic, a poem he graciously sent me. It would likely make you cry, as I am now weeping, and I knew that when … Continue reading

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The Magic Of Accountability

Accountability is magic. Pure magic. Perhaps the structure, the tool, the software, the paper, the process…plays into it some, but for me, accountability is where the rubber squeals on the road. Last week, my friend Anna told me about her … Continue reading

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Thought While Running Uphill

There’s a world of difference between “I don’t want to”, and “I can’t”. One is a choice. The other is an unfortunate state of mind. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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