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October Goals: Doing Things A Bit Bass Ackwards

Saturday, October 02, 2010      22 comments

I have learned to rethink a lot of my traditional beliefs concerning health since I joined Spark a little over nine months ago. I used to be outcome oriented. Iíd set a goal and then stress out over how in the name of all that is holy I was goin... Read more

How I Am Learning To Let Go

Friday, October 01, 2010      10 comments

I am not sure if what I heard was embarrassment, frustration, anger, or maybe a combination of all three, but the voice on the other end of the line was loaded with it. Gil called to tell me he had just terminated an employee of forty years for ... Read more

September Update and All Sorts of Other Ramblings

Thursday, September 30, 2010      14 comments

My friend MEZZOANGEL wondered in her blog yesterday about the impending season of winter and how it would affect her workouts. Great minds think alike!! Me too!! I had a chance to run last night. That was new for me. Normally I run in the m... Read more

"Have you tried letting go..." (video blog)

Wednesday, September 29, 2010      15 comments

Learning to let go of the little things... Read more

With Accomplishment Comes Responsibility

Tuesday, September 28, 2010      17 comments

Anyone who doesnít enjoy being recognized in a positive way can stop reading. Good, you are all still here. Iíll admit, there are some of us who shy away from the limelight, but secretly, internally, that feeling of being pointed out and recogni... Read more

What I Learned Going Up The Hill

Monday, September 27, 2010      21 comments

Sometimes life presents you with an opportunity to learn a lesson you hadnít set out to learn and that lesson becomes more powerful and poignant to you than anything else. As I trudged up Cochran Hill Saturday morning all I was really concerned ... Read more

My First 5K: How It Went (With Pictures)

Sunday, September 26, 2010      39 comments

Now a bit of the back story, LOL When we arrived at the park there was a full Gospel Choir entertaining(?) prior to the race. They were pretty good but after awhile, the closer it got to the race, they started to get on my nerves due to th... Read more

My First 5K: How It Went (Huge Smile here)

Sunday, September 26, 2010      28 comments

Lest I forget I want to begin by thanking everyone who gave me advice on how to approach running my first 5K. I can tell you for sure every bit of it came in handy at different points in my run. The race was run at Cherokee park in Louisvil... Read more

"....And It All Comes Down To You."

Friday, September 24, 2010      28 comments

We lost a friend this week. TRAINOF4 passed away after battling illness for some time. I wanted to pause before I started blogging to mention that and to honor her and her life. If you follow my travels you know I live five minutes from my... Read more

Job Interviewing Part 2: Creating Value (video blog)

Thursday, September 23, 2010      11 comments

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Job Interviewing: Some Tips That Might Help Part One (video blog)

Wednesday, September 22, 2010      10 comments

I spent the day interviewing candidates for one of my clients. Here are some tips that might help... Read more

Week Four Challenge: My Anthem (video blog)

Tuesday, September 21, 2010      10 comments

"People, people who need people, are the luckiest people in the world."... Read more

It's Okay to Be Scared......... Just Deal With It!!! : Four Days and Counting

Tuesday, September 21, 2010      20 comments

I was stretching on the living room floor this morning, getting ready to take my morning walk, when sudden;y there was this very cold feeling in the pit of my stomach. I believe in popular parlance it's called "fear." Conventional wisdom tells u... Read more

My First 5K: Five Days and Counting

Monday, September 20, 2010      14 comments

I guess I should be grateful that i have enough activity in my life to keep me from getting bored. The wedding is now officially in the books and I woke up this morning realizing it is only five days until I run in my first official 5K. I ... Read more

We Are Home

Monday, September 20, 2010      13 comments

The wedding was wonderful. I have never been involved in something that came off with so few glitches. Actually, I canít think of a major one. Lots of minor things, but no drama. Now that itís over there is this bit of an emotional letdown. We w... Read more

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