Category Archives: starting

After the rain, the rainbow: You are stronger than you think you are

I just finished month six of yoga training.  Yesterday ended with a full rainbow over the city.  It was what I needed after a challenging weekend.  Yoga teacher training can bring up a lot of stuff and there are often … Continue reading

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Tell myself: #Quest2016

On Tuesday morning I began a month long journey with a group of business artists, writers,and  creators called #Quest2016.  Led by Jeffrey Davis of Tracking Wonder, this journey provides prompts from visionaries to lead us into 2016.  Every few days … Continue reading

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Caught the bug: Fitness challenge

When I told Sam that I was ready to register for a race again, his response was, “you caught the bug.”  Yes, I’m back. I have not done much cycling since Augusta and I don’t think I have run a … Continue reading

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What’s next?

There are many things on my agenda for the next few months. I have learned not to plan too much because surprises appear that I would never have imagined. I do have some upcoming plans, both tri related and non-tri … Continue reading

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Book Review: The “I Hate to Exercise” Book for People with Diabetes

Hayes, Charlotte. The “I Hate to Exercise” Book for People with Diabetes. 3rd edition. Alexandria, VA: American Diabetes Association, 2013.  Got your attention, didn’t I?  There are days when I still hate to exercise, but for the most part I … Continue reading

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She Does Tri: Post three – Be Careful What You Wish For – Riding the Blue

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When I was planning to go to She Does Tri I debated about shipping my bike to camp or renting a bike. I listened to a few friends who told me horror stories about shipping their bikes and about renting … Continue reading

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The breaking point, or how I reached the end of my rope

I have written a little bit about this topic but I have a lot of questions about how and why I decided to lose weight. Some of my close friends have also encouraged me to share more about my journey … Continue reading

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