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Any Start is Better Than No Start At All

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

... is what I'm telling myself.

After being stalled and then starting to backslide, I reset my SparkStreaks and committed to using all the tools available. At least until the end of the year. That's not very long. Just a bit over two weeks. I can do that.

The scruffy little imp voice that shows up when I turn my attention to running is now showing up to disparage blogging. The standard comparision and perfectionism and wait until conditions are better and you really feel like doing this. Sigh.

Sorry, little guy, you need to sit in the back while I run this experiment just until the end of the year.
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KALIGIRL 12/16/2011 9:29AM

    Sounds like a emoticon experiment to me!
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DAPHNE_RUNS 12/15/2011 10:10PM

    You can do this...positivity will get you everywhere. Staying positive and having a little humor will help you survive the good, bad and everything in between days. You show the imp whose the boss. Lol!!

I hope you kick this cold soon.

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SAMBIDEXTROUS 12/15/2011 12:20PM

    Yay for the first blog!

Don't worry about perfection. Sometimes yammering is how you get to where you need to be.

At least that is what I tell myself....

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JESPAH 12/15/2011 8:44AM

    I figure most blogs are good if they are honest (don't get me started on people who post the punchline from a Garfield cartoon as their blog).

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WATERDIAMONDS 12/15/2011 8:34AM

    What a clever conversationalist/writer you are!

I think all of us have a "...scruffy little imp voice that shows up when..." we try to modify our habits/thinking, and it's nice of you to pull the little devil out of our psyches so cleverly.

"The standard comparision and perfectionism and wait until conditions are better and you really feel like doing this."

Exactly.

I think you're on to something--honest assessment of what you need to do. Now that you've named the problem, you're on your way to correcting it.

GREAT job.






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2WHEELEDSHARON 12/15/2011 7:27AM

    Nice job diverting attention from the imp! My brat and I have a similar dynamic.
Hope your snuffles get gone soon!

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PHEBESS 12/15/2011 4:48AM

    You can do this!!!! Really!!!

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DRB13_1 12/15/2011 12:31AM

    You're off to a great start!
Good for you for resetting everything and getting started before the new year!

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RAGAMUFFINKEL 12/14/2011 11:53PM

    emoticon on writing your first blog.
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_CYNDY55_ 12/14/2011 11:39PM

    Come On
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