Category Archives: Motivation

I’m not here

Because I’m posting over at here at The Secret Life of Bees.   While you are there check out some of Sass’ posts.  She is most excellent. 🙂 Thank you Sass for having me.  You are my first ever guest post … Continue reading

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C25K Week 3 Run 2 – in Darwin

I thought going away for work would throw a spanner in the works with my C25K running program, but it wasn’t quite as bad as I thought.  I was able to get away from work early and do a run … Continue reading

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C25K Week 3 Run 1 – Finally … and smug!

Week 3 consists of 5 minutes walking, 90 seconds running, 90 seconds walking, 3 minutes running, 3 minutes walking, 90 seconds running, 90 seconds walking 3 minutes running, 5 minutes walking.  Let me tell you those 3 minutes of running … Continue reading

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C25K Run 4 – Completed

I will preface this post with a Poo warning. If you do not like poo discussions it would be best to move along, there is nothing to see here. This afternoon I moved onto my 2nd week of the C25K … Continue reading

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C25K Week 1 Run 1 Repeated

Woohoo I completed the whole 8 runs!  My cheeks are still burning, I have a foot cramp, I’m soaking wet from the rain … but I just had to come and tell you all that I did it.  So excited. … Continue reading

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Couch to 5 k Running Plan (C25K) – Week 1 Day 1

The longest journey begins with but a single step … Lao-Tzu Ain’t that the truth baby. That dude definitely knew what he was talking about! Today I began the C25K Running Plan thanks to the inspiration from the lovely Shelley … Continue reading

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The Bottom of the Well

I don’t think I’m alone in saying I feel like I am constantly running on the Hamster Wheel of life and getting absolutely nowhere.  Just like the poor little Hamster.  Fortunately for the Hamster he doesn’t have a business to … Continue reading

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Fat Pig

Last night I went to the Queensland Theatre Company to see Fat Pig.  To be honest I’d never heard of it.   Horribly offensive title too.  Perhaps I live in a cultural void, because my friends were surprised I’d not read about … Continue reading

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Do you think of shopping lists at inappropriate times?

On Sunday I finally got around to making my herb and vegetable garden. I have been wanting to do this for about 6 weekends – I even bought some plants a few weeks ago – they all died because I … Continue reading

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Be Gentle to Yourself … Now!

A few months ago I wrote this little ebook for a friend who was feeling overwhelmed.  It seems a lot of my Twitter friends and fellow bloggers are feeling a little bit stressed and/or overwhelmed at the moment, so I thought … Continue reading

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