Need a laugh?
A friend of mine shared the video below during a rough week at work. We made references to it all week long and it still makes me smile randomly. Need a laugh, watch the link below:
Enjo... Read more
I can reflect back on 2012 as a roller coaster of a year, without a doubt. Like life, it had many ups and downs.
I did my first half marathon in Florida with my sister.
I got a big promotion at work.
I was given the opportunity to donate m... Read more
Anticipating the New Year...
So, normally I wouldn't be so hung up on celebrating a New Year, but the last few weeks have thrust me to be a little anxious and excited that things will be better in 2013. I've spent the month of December with a staph infection in my blood, p... Read more
An almost perfect day...
So, this past week I finished all of my treatments from the blood infection I developed over the summer that put me out of commission from the 1/2 marathon that I had been training for and any other type of exercise. Needless to say, I have bee... Read more
What a great Thursday for me! I did one of my first real "exercise" sessions since my earlier diagnosis yesterday. I got in the therapy pool and did 90 minutes of my Burdenko training. GOD did I miss this!! It had been just over six weeks sin... Read more
Quote of the Day: Friday
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson... Read more
Quote of the Day
In the infusion room this morning, there was a quote on the wall that I found fitting.
"Nobody can bring you peace but yourself."
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
I am going to try to focus on the positive ... Read more
Derailed by a Diagnosis
So, my activity on SP has stalled in recent weeks. Actually, a lot of things in my life has been stalled in recent weeks. I was hoping I would be able to meet some Spark Friends at the Smuttynose 1/2 next month, but sadly I will not be there no... Read more
"The Secret" ~ Thursday - 3 Wise Monkeys
My Daily Calendar today, I loved this and wanted to share:
Remember those three wise monkeys?
See No Evil.
Hear No Evil.
Speak No Evil.
That means See no negativity, hear no negativity, speak no negativity.
Now make this ... Read more
Vacation Reflection ~ Part 1
So, my 2 week vacation is coming to a close after today and I return to reality, aka work, tomorrow. I'm going to do a 2 part reflection because it makes sense with my 2 part location vacation.
My 5th anniversary was perfect! We had such a gr... Read more
With my glorious 2 week vacation rapidly approaching, I'm excited and yet already stressing. It's a milestone vacation, my fifth wedding anniversary (though we've been together for 13) and I find myself reflecting on this summer vacation week w... Read more
So it is no secret that I love music and find a lot of inspiration and myself in certain songs. I recently heard a song simply titled, "The Fighter" and although not all the words apply to me - I think it has a strong message that we can all re... Read more
Birthday Challenge Follow Up...
So I had a wonderful birthday weekend thanks to my hubby, Mike. I was able to plan a quick route in a place that was not familiar. I got out first thing in the morning and did my 5k...this was actually my first birthday that I planned activity.... Read more
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Birthday 5k Challenge for me
About 1 year and 1 month ago, I walked my first 5k. This "sparked" what would blossom into a new found love of jogging then running. I have since participated in roughly 4-5 5k's with my sister who was also my buddy. My last one was the Set T... Read more