The idea is to stay below the Goal (white) line. That way I’m reaching my goal each week. This week I killed it and I still have two more outings planned. I’ve walked over 100 miles as of today in seven weeks.
Week 7 goal: 14 miles with a repeat of the second week of Couch to 5k
I set up a calendar with small incremental goals each week, ending in a half marathon. I started this because I couldn’t think of a satisfactory reason to say no to the challenge. So, each week I do a little bit more than the last — focussing on endurance. So far so good.
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For now it’s walking.
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I’ve decided to pick up where I left off when I completed my MBA and pursue PMP certification. I rejoined PMI as well as the local chapter (Hudson Valley) and attended my first meeting this week. It was fantastic – pleasantly greeted by sincere people who encouraged me to take the test sooner rather than in a year as I planned.
I’m looking into what is involved and making a plan. I’m taking the fact that I won the door prize (leather portfolio, pictured) as a sign, and looking forward to the next monthly meeting.
I downloaded all my old tweets and went through the ones at the very beginning I finally get to see again and came across this:
Archived tweet from October 1, 2007
As I recall I never got that done. The urgent overtook the important again. Looking through my old tweets got me thinking about what has (and hasn’t) changed in the past 5 1/2 years. Much has, very slowly.
I feel like I’m steering a ship.
I’m slowly turning the corner in the direction I want to go – a better quality of life and improved productivity. I’m seeing results, but I feel like frustration is going to win over patience and defeat me. Not yet, but it’s something that weighs on me daily. Continue reading