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Thursday, July 24, 2014

I sat down today to work on my mid-year review for work and realized that I am bored. I need a new challenge. I am not sure where that challenge will come from at work, but I also need to challenge myself on a personal level. Work is work, but my life outside of work is who I truly am.

I'm in a walking boot right now because I broke a bone in my toe so I am waiting, impatiently, for that to heal. Once it heals, I will train for a half marathon that is taking place the day before I turn 40 in December. I am praying that I will have enough time to be able to train to finish the race. My only goal is to finish it in the time alloted and not get swept up. I have to maintain a pace of at least 16 minutes a mile. The last race I did was a 15K and I finished it with a pace of 18.75 minutes a mile. I walked the entire thing with very little training, so I was pretty happy with myself. Now, I need to train and build my endurence so that I can do this.

I want to be happy in my life. I don't mind that I am single. I have filled my life with activities and friends and my cats. (Don't call me a crazy cat lady yet!) I am happy with most of it, I just don't like looking in the mirror and seeing the same person that I have seen for so long. I want a new perspective when I look in the mirror. I want to look at my chunky legs and see the legs that walked/ran 13.1 miles. I want to look at my tummy and see the tummy that made the food I ate into fuel to propel me those miles. I want to look in the mirror and see me in a positive way. I am working towards that, but I am not there yet.
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    1397 days ago
    Stay focus and positive and you will achieve that goal. emoticon
    1397 days ago
  • MOJO0607
    You'll get there...just take little steps each day, give yourself gentle nudges and reminders of who you are, and keep moving towards being the best "you" you can be to yourself. The rest will come...
    1397 days ago
  • MARGOH12
    Keep going you'll get there. Have you tried using an arm bike while you're injured to keep up the cardio without putting strain in your legs?
    1397 days ago
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