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If you could be perfect, would you want to be?
Tuesday, March 28, 2017      45 comments

"Sorry you're going through this rough patch..." or words to that effect. We write it to one another regularly in comments... I've said it, and I've had it said to me... but... if I could wake up one day and life was perfect (or *I* responded p... Read more
When self-talk gets hung up...
Monday, March 27, 2017      43 comments

Oh, yeah. This is the one is about the fat between the ears that yesterday's status hinted at. Some of us are pros at second-guessing and arguing with ourselves. This goes from the childhood ponderings over "stranger danger" (how do you t... Read more
Just for fun: 40 things
Sunday, March 26, 2017      21 comments

Borrowed from MISSDORKNESS: Learn 40 things about your friends and let them learn 40 things about you. 1. Do you like blue cheese? No. 2. Have you ever smoked cigarettes? No... never even tempted. 3. Do you own a gun?... Read more
Rebels are sometimes wiser than Competitors
Saturday, March 25, 2017      43 comments

I did not think it was possible to deliver any WORSE weather for running in than that for last year's version of the State Farm 10 mile. However, after gathering my gear, and driving to the site... walking from the car to the port-a-johns and b... Read more
Packet Pick-up Friday
Friday, March 24, 2017      24 comments

Here I am, at Friday. Hourly weather forecast is saying low 40's, rain, and a 17 mph wind. Brrrr! I have my bib number, and packet pick up for the State Farm 10 mile tomorrow is this afternoon. Monitoring the body, trying to listen carefully... Read more
I *did* write myself a pep talk this morning, but...
Thursday, March 23, 2017      29 comments

when I hit the "Post" button, it never made it to published status. Don't know as I could re-create it at this point in the day, but it was a pretty mundane thing, ticking off the things I've done this week to support my on-going healthy habits... Read more
Do NOT get cocky!
Wednesday, March 22, 2017      36 comments

Cocky, according to my little Webster's is "jauntily conceited or overbearing; self-confident in an aggressive or swaggering way". Not much good there! And maybe a little over-blown as a term, but it made sense to me when I wrote my Beck respo... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Keeping promises to ourselves
Tuesday, March 21, 2017      125 comments

I've often said the most powerful thing you can do to take charge of your life and fuel happiness and success is to keep a promise to yourself. Intuitively, you know this to be true. Be honest... you've felt it... that ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Gotta love Monday!
Monday, March 20, 2017      113 comments

I've said this several times in blogs of the past... I love Mondays. Mondays are like a free emoticon every week.... Read more
Sunrise running - ahhhh!
Sunday, March 19, 2017      26 comments

It had been three weeks since I last went for a run. All that illness intervened, and I was determined to fully recover. Thursday was my first day with no headaches and no pills to suppress them. Friday I did my first strength training. I ne... Read more
Marching with the Madness
Saturday, March 18, 2017      29 comments

Oh, yes, it is that time of year, when those of us who are fond of a particular sport go a bit crazy as 64 teams shrink themselves down to the "final four". I don't fill out a bracket every year, and I certainly don't handicap 'em like my son d... Read more
Happy St. Patrick's Day
Friday, March 17, 2017      31 comments

I never thought I was Irish... emoticon and was not raised Catholic, so that didn't resonate, either... but as kid... Read more
No free lunch
Thursday, March 16, 2017      32 comments

Yesterday after work I was half-listening to the TV while some ad blared about "free" this or that. Yeah, free... for only $29.95 a month. When I was young I encountered an acronym in a science fiction novel... I think it was Robert Hein... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Lack of drama
Wednesday, March 15, 2017      58 comments

Both a comment on yesterday's blog "lack of drama helps", and a blog from a friend who has just been through and now emerging from a patch of drama in her own life, where she didn't handle it as well as she would like got me thinking about the t... Read more
Not much to say...
Tuesday, March 14, 2017      33 comments

this is a "lather, rinse, repeat" day, or alternatively, a "one foot in front of the other, one day at a time" day! * The bag is packed. Remember to eat what's in it, and not some random "junk" that might magically appear in your path! ... Read more

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