You know I do this because I can, right? And because it's fun, right? And that the word "pathetic" I wear on my tri team sweatshirt really *does* apply to my swimming?
Imagine my utter shock when on my Triathlon Team news letter that ca... Read more
Can you believe I've been doing this sport for five years? Earlier this week, my facebook memory popped up with the photo from July 2012, body marked for the first in this series.
Today, I'm a multi-year veteran... and still having fun. H... Read more
The Cornhusker State Games 10K "Volkswalk" was one of the first events I did at the state games... that, and the 5K "Hot Dog Chase". Becky, a.k.a. KALIGIRL did that 10K walk with me... remember? 2011?
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Continuing the thread of thoughts in the percolation process, starting with the basis of Unbroken Brain: A Revolutionary New Way of Understanding Addiction by Maia Szalavitz.
Remember that Ms. Szalavitz's contention and premise is that add... Read more
The preview is a quote from Unbroken Brain: A Revolutionary New Way of Understanding Addiction by Maia Szalavitz. I'd already blogged about the book a few times, and shared that I'm finding it particularly validating in relation to my current ... Read more
Getting close to another "6 year" anniversary date... just three weeks off is the anniversary of the goal weight confetti toss at Jenny Craig for reaching what I then called "goal weight". And the puzzle is still at times a puzzle.
Yes, I'... Read more
There are only 24 hours in a day, and it's important to recognize that. Use wisely what you can, allow time for rest and "cave" respite, and "let it go" if you don't get EVERYTHING on the list covered.
Going to be another busy day. I'll b... Read more
This morning I blogged my pep talk to myself because I knew I was facing unpleasant tasks (for me) in my workday. Over the decades of working for a living, I have taken some of the lessons of the workplace and applied them to my self-care succe... Read more
And the planned workout, too!
Let us, without going into gory details, say that I already know that today's workday is not going to be stress-free in ANY sense of the word. So... very important not to lose perspective.
The best stress... Read more