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Keeping it real

Saturday, April 14, 2007

Goals cannot be started in the future. The laws of time and nature dictate that you can only act in the present. You are here, today. So are your goals. The only good time to start is right now.

A good reminder to me to keep things PRESENT. No, not tomorrow, or some time when...NOPE the time is NOW! I do today that which is in front of me.

Oh I can make a schedule of things and then work the schedule each day that comes. Then not worry about that which awaits tomorrow or what I want to do next week. I don't have those days yet. I only have now. I only have to get through TODAY. That is all.

Sounds pretty easy, just do it for today, and then be done with it. I let my mind do a number on me so often. Looking ahead, setting up a goal by a certain date. What if that date comes and goes, and I've not reached the goal? Nope, I will take my life a day at a time. Work my plan, a day at a time. I will plan, and see where I end up.

I know that no matter how slowly I go, as long as I keep moving, I will get to where I am headed. My destination is out there, I know it is, and for today I am moving towards it.

To try and hold on to what awaits is impossible. Tomorrow is a vapour not here yet. Today is solid, I can live in it, I can feel it, I can walk it or even run through it. But the vapour is in the distance. So I start NOW and run towards the vapour of tomorrow.

  


pipe dream

Thursday, April 12, 2007

Set some new goals that will lead you to your dreams and then plan your course.

The old beaviours aren,t working anymore. The path walked before isn't leading me to where I want to be. So what does this mean. Well, I could keep going in the direction I was, or seak out a new route, a new direction, a new course.

Just like a captain charts his ship's course so that is a decision for me to make. To rethink, rechart and then set sail. I want to discover new lands, new sites and more. I want all this but it's the doing that things happen. So not going to sit on my porch so to speak and wish and want myself. I am acting NOW, doing NOW, setting sail NOW!

  


fill er up

Thursday, April 12, 2007

More people will die from hit-or-miss eating than from hit-and-run driving

Ok, I get it with the right type of fuel that should be put into the car. And I understand about the right body fuel. It's a no brainer for me. I even get that when the gas tank is full, its full!! If you try to put too much in the car it overflows all over the place and makes one heck of a mess. Can be the same way with the tummy. Too much in, it hurts, not a good idea.

My difficulty right now is, finding the right balance of fuel to adequetly fuel my body for the additional running I have been doing. If I cut back too much, I'm way too hungry. I'm in a learning mode right now. Guess I should put a big L (for Learner) on my shirt and be easier on myself.

  


Today is just a day

Wednesday, April 11, 2007

For Ziggy, today is today. It's not a good day; it's not a bad day. It's a day. And he knows that it's important to give that day the value it deserves.

Now there is something to remember. Today is just a day, not good, not bad, just a day. Each one is of great value and should be treated as such. It's up to me to make it what it is.....a gift.

Truly I won't pass htis way again and to waste this part of my journey is a shame. Today was a day that I had to do a great deal of office work even though the business is closed. It was a sunny and mild day and right now there isn't a cloud in the sky. Did I waste the day by not gettting out and about. No, it was a day to do that which was infront of me. To get the business work out of the way. Would it have mattered if it was raining, no, the work still needed to be done.

Yesterday we were out and about, I had a great run. But that is not today. Today was a rest day, a day to get other things accomplished. There is always tomorrow, and that looks like another important day! I will treat it as such!

  
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AELARLEE 4/11/2007 2:27PM

    Thanks for this great reminder to be grateful for today and appreciate the differences in our days.

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Relax

Monday, April 09, 2007

Breathe, relax, de-stress, close your eyes...etc...all intended to let loose of the confinds of the day, the clutter of the mind.

I can find myself really stressed and holding my breath a bit or clentching a hand, or shoulders raised a bit. Nope, not anythings that are going to help me in the long run. Literally and figeratively.

So I take time to stretch, roll my neck, shrug my shoulders, deep breaths and the like. I like the rhythm of my relaxed breathing, the feeling of energy flowing. It's like a river, a current, a wind rushing though me. It a good feeling, and one to remember.

  


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