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HC Challenge Update
Sunday, January 31, 2010      6 comments

Yes, I met my annual minutes goal by 1/31, and have now reset it to something that reflects who I am today. My original goal was appropriate for the person I was last July. That was then, this is now. ... Read more
It was fun - update.
Sunday, January 31, 2010      13 comments

I was sure it was a fluke. No way could I do this again. So, tired of the ST exercises I was doing in the living room looking out at the snow falling, I decided to go upstairs to see if I could get my parents' antique treadmill working. T... Read more
It was fun!
Thursday, January 28, 2010      17 comments

OK, I get it now. Running can be fun. Today's challenge was to do W5D3 of C25K. That loomed ahead as an impossibility: run for 20 minutes. Right...... I set the alarm for 6 to make sure I get a treadmill at the hotel's fitness cente... Read more
HC Challenges
Wednesday, January 27, 2010      7 comments

Further to yesterday's challenge to myself to get my (measly) annual goal completed in the first month of the year.... Ran through the Houston airport lugging a heavy briefcase - ran through the Newark airport. Bootcamp early this mor... Read more
Killing the proverbial birds
Tuesday, January 26, 2010      15 comments

This week's challenge in Healthy Competition #2 includes picking a challenge for yourself, something that is outside the other challenges of the week. Since I'm traveling this week, and won't have Internet access for several days, just meeting ... Read more
I'm not fit
Saturday, January 23, 2010      14 comments

I made plans to get a bite to eat with a fellow dancer the other day. We hadn't arranged a time, so I texted him when I was done with my run , telling him I was done working out. When we sat down to dinner, he asked me what my workout cons... Read more
Notes to self
Friday, January 22, 2010      16 comments

All in all, yesterday was a lousy day. I don't have it in me to pour it all out right now, but this is what's roiling around inside being processed. - I broke it off with the SO after a lot of soul-searching. The negatives far outweighe... Read more
Positive trait of the day
Tuesday, January 19, 2010      12 comments

And I didn't even have to struggle for this one..... Main Entry: 2de·lib·er·ate Pronunciation: \di-ˈli-bə-rət, -ˈlib-rətFunction: adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin deliberatus, past partici... Read more
Home rules contract
Monday, January 18, 2010      5 comments

Deleted My apologies - I've just discovered that my daughter lied to me about something that significantly impacts my willingness to pay for her education. What I had written about establishing house rules is now a moot point - we have far... Read more
Friday, January 15, 2010      12 comments

I have to confess that I am a person who needs cheerleaders in her life. I've been very fortunate to have found a couple of good ones in my life. I know my mother was there to cheer me on when I started to walk around 11 months. I've hear... Read more
Setting up shop
Tuesday, January 12, 2010      13 comments

Yes, I've been reading The Spark, and comparing what I'm reading with what I've been living. In Stage 1: Fast Break, there's a section on setting up shop, and we're told 'your shop' is wherever you spend your time - your house, your job, e... Read more
another random blog
Monday, January 11, 2010      7 comments

* I'm not sure if it was my computer or SP, but I couldn't get this add-a-blog screen to open yesterday. And now I've forgotten half of what I wanted to write. * My body didn't want to run yesterday. I knew it before I set out, but I se... Read more
The power of the written word
Saturday, January 09, 2010      12 comments

I've shared some of my goals for this year, and one of them was to be fierce. I also shared some of the frustration I encounter in being comfortable with this goal. It seems that just writing this down and putting it out there to the Unive... Read more
Today's aha! moment
Thursday, January 07, 2010      11 comments

You know from yesterday's blog that I was plagued with leg and foot cramps the previous evening. Well, the situation continued throughout the day, to the point that I would only gingerly place weight on my left foot for fear of setting off anot... Read more
On running (jogging)
Wednesday, January 06, 2010      13 comments

It was cold when I got home from work yesterday, at least by Houston standards. But not as cold as it's going to get. The prospect of doing my C25K session wasn't appealing, but out I went. It would have been more enjoyable had I remembered t... Read more

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