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change - I'm ready for you!

Wednesday, June 08, 2011      2 comments

“Are you ready for change?” That is my new mantra. Sometimes it changes to – “are your REALLY ready for a change?” How often have I said, or heard someone else say, “I’d give my right arm to look like her” or “I’d do anything to be... Read more

my new mantra

Monday, June 06, 2011      1 comments

"Are you ready for change!?" It's what I asked myself this morning at 4:40 a.m. knowing that was the only time I would have all day to get in a workout. And the answer was "yes!" It's also the question I asked myself when my work offer... Read more

taking the advice you give

Saturday, June 04, 2011      2 comments

Sometimes listening to the advice that we give – is so hard – but should be easy. After all, the words are coming from our own mouths and our mouths and our ears really aren’t that far apart. But it’s sometimes so much easier to talk than it is ... Read more

1.5 down, hope is up

Monday, May 02, 2011      5 comments

So this morning I weighed in. I hate my scale. Not because of the number that it shows me (although that can be annoying) but because it is old and sort of gross and in my cellar. It's way too big to put in my tiny bathroom, and some "gun... Read more

A new life chapter

Wednesday, April 27, 2011      3 comments

Nearly 8 weeks after being called into an office and unceremoniously being asked to clean out my desk, as my job had been eliminated, today I start a new chapter. I know that I was fortunate to find a job in a relatively (in this economy) s... Read more

Hello, my name is Heather and I am a graze-aholic.

Monday, April 25, 2011      3 comments

So last week I posted that I had lost my job - but that after 7 weeks of unemployment I had found another one (which I start on Wednesday!). As part of my emergence from unemployment, I was making myself accountable for my behavior over those w... Read more

coming out of unemployment

Monday, April 18, 2011      4 comments

I haven't been an active member of SP for a while. Other than using it to track my running mileage, I've pretty much been ignoring the site. Things have been a bit of a rollercoaster for the past 7 weeks. My position was eliminated withou... Read more

Find the Balance Challenge - Rollercoaster

Thursday, January 27, 2011      0 comments

Day 4 of 32 Rollercoaster Day So – yesterday was o.k. I started off really well. Got up at 5 and felt energized. I worked on prepping for that night’s class and then hit the showers, got the girls up and ready and everyone was run... Read more

Find the Balance challenge - First Hurdle

Wednesday, January 26, 2011      1 comments

Day 3 of 32 Remember how yesterday was all “rainbows and unicorns and focus and flexibility”? Well it was...that is… until reality set it. I started the day fired up. I was going to have two events in the building I manage. So that ... Read more

Find the Balance Challenge - focus, focus, focus

Tuesday, January 25, 2011      1 comments

Day 2 of 32 – Find the Balance Challenge. So let’s review how Day 1 went: Professional – I got a few of those little “I can do those later” projects out of the way, which was great, because those are the types of projects that still na... Read more

Find the Balance Challenge - Day 1 of 32

Monday, January 24, 2011      1 comments

Day 1 So I have decided that I need a challenge. I don’t know if it’s the Maine winter or what, but I can feel myself getting complacent about so many areas of my life. And is it just me, or do you find that when you start to let one... Read more

Highs, Blahs, Questions and almost getting hit by a car.

Tuesday, July 27, 2010      3 comments

So…the Highs! Last week, I did my second week of the 10 week 5K series in the lovely community of Athens Maine (ie the cutest run on the planet). Last week’s theme was Christmas in July. Can I just say that Christmas cookies at the end of a 5... Read more

The Cutest 5K

Friday, July 16, 2010      5 comments

Or more officially known as the Farm to Farm 5K Series…. Last Tuesday, on a bit of a whim I talked my daughter into doing an evening 5K with me about half an hour from our town – that night. (Nothing like planning ahead, I guess). I had h... Read more

a 5K tale

Monday, June 14, 2010      3 comments

So, the 5K that Liv and I did this weekend was at Lawrence High School, in Fairfield with proceeds benefiting the class of 2013. So – knowing that, I’m sure that you can get a good mental image in your head of what the 63 participants looke... Read more

You know that phrase....

Friday, May 28, 2010      4 comments

No time like the present? Weill today I’m switching it around to read – “There’s no present like time”. My fellow Sparkers, I know you know what I’m talking about. There is no greater gift we can give ourselves than time. What you do ... Read more


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