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then there is stress

Friday, July 06, 2007      0 comments

There is stress.... and THEN there is STRESS!! Ok...I'm one day on from what I would consider the most stress filled day I have experienced in a long time. I'm still reeling from the news of my hubby's back fracture. (compression fracture) ... Read more

Even though...

Tuesday, July 03, 2007      1 comments

I felt like I wanted to just scream, I didn't. I coped as best I could with crazy situations that were beyond my control. I can't do anything about something that is not within my power to change. It's called acceptance. That is not an easy... Read more

Steping Beyond

Saturday, June 30, 2007      1 comments

It can be easy to just stay with things that are familiar, be it routine, people, or clothes, food, and on and on. It takes a willingness to step out and see what lies beyond. Today was like that. I went to the ladies' day at the local runn... Read more

Being Flexible

Friday, June 29, 2007      0 comments

Today was one of those days that flexibility was a key. Had it all planned to go for a nice easy 5 miles. Then I thought better about it when this stubborn cold told another nose hold of me. I have the Ladies Day tomorrow and want to enjoy... Read more

running because

Thursday, June 28, 2007      0 comments

I enjoy getting out and doing the daily runs. The hills do get to me but on a tempo run like today where I am pushing myself even though I just want to stop I am glad I can do what I do, just because. The 8.5 miles happened, the speed tempo bits... Read more

Mindless Munching

Wednesday, June 27, 2007      0 comments

Ok....there it is again, popping the food into my mouth while a) cooking, b) stressed c) finding something in the cupboard and tossing it to the mouth and pass received d) fill the blank...... Yep it does happen....the food at times gravita... Read more


Tuesday, June 26, 2007      0 comments

Waking up today to a sore throat and all around awful feeling told me I wasn't going to get much accomplished. I felt terrible and it was only about 3 am. I went back to bed, then up again to let the dogs out. Felt awful again, back to sleep the... Read more


Monday, June 25, 2007      0 comments

Where is Summer? I just want to know if someone took it away and we'll see it again! Should be nice and toasty warm but nope, not how it was today! Didn't matter as the roads called and good friend and I hit the hills, puddles,slick sidewal... Read more


Wednesday, June 20, 2007      1 comments

Had a great run this morning. Can't get away from the hills but they are what are helping to strengthen my being and my inner warrior. I had crested another long incline and then made the turn to go down one of the side country roads when my min... Read more

In The Mirror

Thursday, June 14, 2007      10 comments

She is supposed to be my friend, my reflection, my likeness. Then why do I treat her so unkind at times? All I see so often are her imperfections, her flaws, that bit I think could look better. I judge her, comment on her skin, her clothes, her ... Read more


Thursday, June 07, 2007      1 comments

Can't imagine life without them. Miss the ones I have had to leave along the 'lay-bys' of my life. So thankful for those that are walking along side me on my journey. I can remember when I moved to a new location and had to leave the close... Read more

A Work In Progress

Tuesday, June 05, 2007      1 comments

He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying." Friedrich Nietzsche Something I need to remember. I think at times I just want to head over to the airstrip,... Read more

Flaming Tire Tracks

Thursday, May 24, 2007      1 comments

Thursday and a rainy drizzle type of day. I did get out there and do my 13 miles. Ouch!! Yep the hip and butt muscles were hurting on the right side after 8 miles. Oh well, I guess this is something I live with. Biomechanical situation that all ... Read more


Tuesday, May 22, 2007      0 comments

Has it really been over a week since I last wrote on here? Actually it's been 12 days! It has all been a blur. I've tried to get so much accomplished lately that where has the ME time gone? Have I let it all fade into the rush of what I "must"... Read more

It's OK to just BE

Thursday, May 10, 2007      1 comments

We're always getting ready to live, but never living. - Ralph Waldo Emerson, writer A powerful's OK to just BE. Some may ask, be what? be who? Be when? Nope, the sentence stops with the word BE. I am ok to just be, to ex... Read more

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