Spoiler alert if you are a Big Brother fan and haven't seen last night's premier episode yet. Some of you already know that Big Brother (the US, CBS so-called "reality" in fact "game" show) is my guilty little Summer indulgence, and has been si... Read more
I can't remember just which year I finally applied for and was accepted by the National Weight Control Registry... I know I dragged my feet, because I didn't trust that my maintenance was solid or perfect (we all know about Polly the perfectioni... Read more
The funny thing about blogging is reading the comments and seeing what slices of your blog hit various of your Spark buds as significant. Some of that is just based on where they are in their own journey, but to be honest... sometimes the comme... Read more
I said I needed to go back to the chapter 1 exercises in Fierce Conversations by Susan Scott after I did my first assignment from Chapter 2 (writing my thoughts about myself, my life, my work).
And I need to switch to the book's vocabulary:... Read more
This is a continuation of the assignment from the Fierce Conversations book by Susan Scott... I was to write my thoughts about myself, my life, and my work. Myself and my life were covered in earlier blogs.
This is perhaps the hardest of t... Read more
My local bike shop, where both Brenda Starr Trek and her sleek sister Sophia Silque Trek were "adopted" by me, sponsors a beginner and return to cycling ride for women only, Saturday mornings at 9. Having a few qualms, post-concussion, I decide... Read more
Second topic that Fierce Conversations (book by Susan Scott) wanted us to jot down words about was "Your life".
I already shared those about myself, in an earlier blog: www.sparkpeople.com/mypa ge_public_journal_individu al... Read more
I wish I had pictures from yesterday's workout with BJ (my trainer). I sent her a text yesterday morning, giving her the heads up that I had run 4.6 miles the evening before, instead of the planned 2 miles. I wanted to head off at the pass any... Read more
The Alzheimer's Association is putting on a big push this week! Last night my neighborhood running store teamed up with them to sponsor a run/walk event by the title name: The Longest Day, corresponding, of course with the longest sunrise to s... Read more
When I was musing over the three topics: what I think and feel about myself, my life and my work over the weekend, I did let my fingers type along. Sometimes just seeing it in writing gives you the idea of what you need to work on. Of course,... Read more
Before I go into my own words about myself, let me backtrack and give a little introduction to how the book came to be written, and how the term "fierce" got paired with "conversations".
The author, Susan Scott, comes from a background of t... Read more
Although, face it, all my blogs are a form of "thoughts about self", the exercise from the book is going to wait for later.
About the race: I kind of jumped the gun. Why? A least partly because I already paid for it, and I'm frugal (chea... Read more
This is continued from the previous blog... thanks to all of you who are choosing to "play along"... whether you wrote a word or phrase in the comments or not (if you're thinking or writing in your own journals, paper or electronic, that works, ... Read more
Y'all know if you've been reading my blogs over the years, that I go after self-help, analysis kinds of books, from time to time. I have two in progress at the moment.
Fierce Conversations: Achieving Success at Work & in Life, One Conversa... Read more