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February 28, 2013

Excuses, Excuses

Excuses, Excuses

It seems like the older I get and the longer I engage in an activity, the more excuses I can find to not do the activity.

This morning it was cold. If you are not a native Californian, please feel free to laugh now. I am sure it was not actually less than 50 degrees outside. But as I contemplated getting dressed for a run…well…I did feel cold.

There can always be something in the way. Cold, Tired. Sick. Stressed. Too much work. Too much laundry. Too many meetings. My life, wonderful as it is, is full of things, big and small, that can stand in the way of a run. Or sleep. Or 10 minutes to just sit and be quiet. Continue reading…

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December 19, 2011

6 Things I have Learned in 6 Months

6 Things I Have Learned in 6 Months

I started running 6 months ago. It was June, right after my birthday and my motivation was high. Even when you are doing something you love, it’s easier when you have that surge of motivation. What’s hard is sticking with it. Part of what I think about in relation to my running is what makes us stick with anything? Most especially, why would you or I or anyone stick with something we don’t like if it was not either necessary or for some great tangible reward?

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