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Tuesday, February 05, 2008      5 comments

The past couple of days have been a blurrrrrrrrrrr. I feel like I've lost my grip a bit on what I want to get done. I can see it in the distance but somehow the focus got a bit hazy. There are so many things that make up my day and I just ... Read more

An Absolutely Fabulous February Female

Wednesday, January 30, 2008      3 comments

With January nearly over I'm looking back at what my goals were and looking onward to February. 1. January was the month I started my marathon training. I developed my plan and kept to my runs for the most part. After my last monthly run I wil... Read more


Friday, January 25, 2008      2 comments

I am so very good at putting things off, getting overwhelmed with the many things I want to do. I can easily clutter up my house and my day with things that I just don't seem to get around to doing, or I get sidetracked and see something else th... Read more

Food is NOT the enemy

Wednesday, January 23, 2008      1 comments

.....I am! Nothing like a major wake up message to me. Food is just FOOD. Nothing more, nothing less. It's not bad, it's not good, it's not a friend, it's not an's just plain food. Now that I've put that out there. What do I d... Read more

Just 3 months

Sunday, January 13, 2008      4 comments

April 13 is just 3 months away. Thirteen Sundays from today! That Sunday in April will be my second running of the Flora London Marathon! Am I excited?? YEAAHHH, I am excited!! Three months from today all the hard training will be finished,... Read more

YES, I am.....

Tuesday, January 08, 2008      0 comments

....Enjoying the marathon Oh how I really really liked this thought!! "Life is like a marathon. We run and run, not knowing where (or how far) the finish line lies. We focus so intensely on prolonging the race but sometimes--despite our bes... Read more

Simple Messages

Monday, January 07, 2008      1 comments

Do I try to make life too complicated? Do I stress myself out with all that I try to do in ONE day? Yep...I sure do. I realized today that I seem to be always attempting to catch up. I get sidetracked with other things instead of doing the ... Read more

Keeping it real and keeping it honest

Friday, January 04, 2008      6 comments

Ok... Back to school...back to the very basics...back to keeping track, staying on track, being honest and real with each day; a day at a time. I've reset my goal meter to reflect the damage done over the month of December. I'm not going to... Read more

A new day, a new dawn, and I'm feeling Fine!

Tuesday, January 01, 2008      4 comments

Another year is here. A new opportunity, a page turned, a door opened. With that door opening, another one has been walked through. I've passed through the room called 2007. What did I learn, what have I done with the year I spent in that room? ... Read more

Count down to Christmas

Saturday, December 22, 2007      1 comments

Less than a handful of days until Christmas. Already the 22nd and still have some things to finish up. A bit of wrapping, little bit of baking and lots of house cleaning. It was good to get to the gym twice these past couple of days. The w... Read more

What I learned while in Uni:

Thursday, December 20, 2007      1 comments

I am thankful for having the opportunity to be a part of this team. There are always things to learn and more to learn about myself. The challenges have allowed me to test myself and see if I am capable of following through with goals for a we... Read more


Tuesday, December 18, 2007      2 comments

Where has the past month gone? Just one more week and then CHRISTMAS! This year it will be spent on this side of the pond. The memories of last year flood back and the members of my family I got to visit with. It was great being in NYC, sp... Read more

An American Thanksgiving in England

Tuesday, November 27, 2007      1 comments

Although it was just another day in paradise over here across the "pond", being American, I still carry on with the traditions I remember. It was similar to having a work day AND getting ready for a dinner party. I had cooked the October pump... Read more

Strategies to get me thru...

Friday, November 23, 2007      3 comments

Holidays can be a time that I just let everything I have worked hard for during the previous months slip. There are so many things I try to get done that I can feel like a knot is being tied tighter and tighter in my stomach. I can rush around w... Read more

Caught at the Finish

Monday, November 05, 2007      8 comments

I love the Lake District of England!! Saturday 3 November gave me another chance to run a trail race in this fantastic place. I had never been to Ullswater in Cumbria and this was well worth the 90 mile drive. The day was a perfect Novembe... Read more

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