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August, 2012:

Documenting change.

A long time ago, in another life, before I started running, I used to be a hobby photographer. I used to enjoy all the behind the scenes stuff. Planning the photoshoots, organizing models, make up artists & hair stylists. I loved taking pretty pictures of pretty girls. Probably because I wasn’t a pretty girl. When I look back now, I can remember always wishing I could be in front of the camera, wishing I could have all these cool images of myself, wishing I looked that good. Sometimes, my photographer buddies would take my picture.  It was always an eye opener. You […]

Having Fun With Fashion – Entertaining Myself

Okay, so as everyone knows, I have been in the bit of a slump lately. I’ve kind of been going through my days on auto-pilot. Not putting any extra effort in, just getting things done with minimal effort.  Even to the point of getting dressed everyday. It was a case of reach in the closet, grab a dress, leave the house.  I was just on auto-pilot. So, inspired by my Weight Watchers  coworker, Sheila, and a (year-long) challenge she set out for herself on her blog, I decided to have some fun with my clothing.  I did things in sort of […]

When it all starts to come together!

Okay, so… As I mentioned a while back, I decided that I am ready to push harder and set new goals, so I hired myself a running coach. It has been about 6 weeks since I started training with her, and I think it’s going great. It has been a little bit of a struggle, adjusting to a new style of training, and a new training schedule, but I think I’m starting to get the hang of it. The work outs are challenging, but not impossible, and they have been a real exercise in self assessment.  They are different every time, […]

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