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learning curve

Saturday, February 17, 2007      0 comments

Sometimes the worst and most painful experiences are the ones that help us grow the most. Having a positive attitude can deflate even the scariest situation. Overcoming adversity can help you achieve the extraordinary! It's like being made... Read more

It's up to me

Friday, February 16, 2007      0 comments

The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny. How very true that happens is up to... Read more

Running a good race

Wednesday, February 14, 2007      0 comments

Since everyone enters the race at a different spot and in a different condition, the playing field is vast. One cannot compare their race to others. But this is so difficult in our competitive, cutthroat society. This is why it is important to d... Read more

Patience and Diamonds

Saturday, February 10, 2007      0 comments

Never admit defeat as long as time and effort remain. Our greatest asset is patience; our greatest weakness is throwing in the towel. Banish discouragement and feelings of impossibility by working hard, doing more, and not giving in! A diamond w... Read more

Running with snowflakes

Thursday, February 08, 2007      0 comments

What a morning run it was today. It was about 30F with a wind factor of around 21F. That wind went right though me! The first mile I was just trying to stay warm and keep the wind from freezing my face off. It is a mile uphill and a bit beyond t... Read more

what brings joy

Thursday, February 08, 2007      0 comments

Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. - Goethe Nice thought about what makes me inwardly happy. My husband, my cat, my running, my children, hearing from friends far away, work... Read more

stay positive

Monday, February 05, 2007      0 comments

There are times that I get tired, and just want to say......... But I don't . Why don't I??? Because the alternative isn't an option. I've been there, and it's not pretty. I've had the self loathing, the self pity, the I don't deserve th... Read more

Bumbling and Stumbling

Monday, January 29, 2007      0 comments

I really needed to read day 29 in the 31 days to unbreakable resolutions. I've not kept up with all the days, as I was pretty sick the beginning of the month. today is one I really needed to read and apply to me. It goes as follows: Get back on ... Read more

Flu Fighting

Thursday, January 25, 2007      0 comments

Well it's not often that I get sick, but when I do, it's usually a hum dinger! This has been like that. Had a great time while on Christmas Holiday in the US and did loads of running, siteseeing, visiting, and just enjoying ourselves. Too much o... Read more

Golden Ticket

Saturday, December 09, 2006      0 comments

Conjurs up visons of Charlie in the movie Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. He received a ticket that offered him a chance to enter into a wonderful world where he would be tested to see what he was made of, what his character was, the stu... Read more

The Butterfly of Freedom

Monday, December 04, 2006      0 comments

"Why do you fly outside the box?" "I fly outside the box because I can." "But we know the box. We are SAFE inside the box" "That, my friend, is why I leave it. For YOU may be SAFE..... ......but I AM FREE!" I really love that. Came ... Read more


Tuesday, November 21, 2006      0 comments

A term I recognize when running. If I go out too fast in a race or run I don't have the energy to keep up that pace and find that I loose ground. I tire, my energy level drops and I fall off my "pace". It can happen in my day to day things a... Read more


Wednesday, October 11, 2006      0 comments

There were times that I had many responsiblities for other people. Leading seemed to be what I did. I taught women how to sew, teenagers in sunday school, younger kids in suday school, nail technicians how to use products. All that has changed. ... Read more

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