Monthly Archives: December 2014

2014: I Got Out There

At the end of 2013, I noticed a lot of coaches, counselors and others tell their online audiences to choose a word or phrase that would be their mantra for 2014. An executive coach encouraged me and my colleagues at … Continue reading

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Motivation Monday: Scott Rigsby

Tough is, taking one more breath than you want to.” Scott Rigsby On Christmas Eve I was scheduled to run three miles. I had caffeine the night before, something I hardly ever do, and enjoyed some chemically-induced insomnia. I woke … Continue reading

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Five Ugly Miles

Last week I began training for my first half marathon in two years. I was two weeks late getting started because I twisted my knee during hub’s annual Birthday Bowl. (I’ll add that during the throw that twisted the knee, … Continue reading

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Septuagenarian Self-Care

I’m currently taking an advanced coaching course that involves a lot of self-work. My course mates and I are doing a lot of “onion peeling.” Think of it as my becoming the best me possible so that I can better … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Non-Christmassy Person

Originally posted on 482gr8:
I am not a Scrooge. A Scrooge doesn’t want anyone to enjoy Christmas. I want all of you Christmassy folks to knock yourselves out and have the best Christmas ever. But I feel blah about the…

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Peace on Earth, Good Will Towards Men…At Walmart!

Last week my Facebook friend, Rhonda posted an account of her recent trip to Walmart. I loved it so much I wanted to share it with you. So, with Rhonda’s permission… So, I have a Walmart story… This morning, with … Continue reading

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Make Someone’s Day. Compliment!

One day this week I ran into Aldi’s to buy some poinsettias. As I was walking in I passed a lady who said to me, “You’re dressed really pretty.” While I’ll admit to rocking a fun pair of boots, it … Continue reading

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The Penguin Retires

Note: It’s not Throwback Thursday but I can’t help reposting this one. A few months ago one of my running heroes announced his year-end retirement. He finished his career with the Rock and Roll Marathon Series this weekend. I’m glad … Continue reading

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Back In The 13.1 Game

It’s been two years since my last half marathon. I remember the pain like it was yesterday. Two months after that event, I had surgery to remove some bone spurs that had caused chronic tendonitis. The surgeon also did a … Continue reading

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My Cyber Monday Event: Work It, Girl!

Happy Cyber Monday! I’ve scheduled my next Work It, Girl! group coaching teleclass! This class is designed for the woman who feels “stuck” in a job she no longer loves and wants guidance and support to change her situation. Those … Continue reading

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