Category Archives: Strategies

Body Language.

People who didn’t know me before running and triathlon often assume that I have no issues with weight or body image. Often someone will be talking about putting on weight, then say to me, You don’t have this issue, though … Continue reading

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#MicroblogMondays: Cultivating Hope.

(Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too.) ********** I just discovered this Washington Post article, even though it’s been out for a few weeks. In it, a DC-area … Continue reading

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Gut Issues.

In November, after my annual physical blood draw results came back showing I was anemic with low ferritin and low-ishl B12 levels, my doctor prescribed that I take an over the counter iron supplement for the next three months which … Continue reading

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#MicroblogMondays: Coping with The Ending.

(Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too.) ********** October, to me, represents The Ending of so much that’s good: the warmth of summer weather, all the light and … Continue reading

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The Solution (Part of It, Anyway) To Finding Time.

I can’t tell you all how frustrated I’ve been with my lack of getting my ass into my writing chair this summer and just writing. I can SEE the fact that I’m making distractions for myself, getting caught up in … Continue reading

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Life Tetris and End of Summer Blues.

And once again, I find myself apologizing for my blogging hiatus. We were on vacation at the lake last week, then Owen and I went to Canada to spectate at the Ironman Mont-Tremblant – I had 6 friends who were … Continue reading

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The Space Between.

I finished up my full time consulting gig at the end of April. In May, I did some SOX work for the same client, which amounted to about 40 hours of work. In June, I worked a whopping 10 hours … Continue reading

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The Tape.

The Blue Room office (and yes, I will post pictures when it’s put together!) is actually a part of a bigger spring project I took on this year. We’ve been in our house for more than 10 years now, and … Continue reading

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Adventures in Redecorating.

In Massachusetts this week, it’s school vacation. Instead of traveling like we usually do, we decided to stay home this week and finally give Owen a Big Kid bedroom. Let me say this now: decorating gives me hives. When I … Continue reading

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Week One.

It’s Friday, which means I made it through my first week of the new gig. It’s been good AND bad. Mostly good, I think. Hard. Tiring. But good. Because I don’t have a lot of bandwidth to think, and I’m … Continue reading

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