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Smile! 😄 It's Friday!

I saw this online and thought it was so great.  Who can't find it in them to smile watching Big Bird sing Michael Buble!?
Enjoy and happy Friday!
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Training Update: 1 Month In

I am now about a month into my half marathon training, and the kilometers are climbing!  This week is proving to be a tough one, as my muscles are quite sore, and when I run I am having trouble getting a good stride due to tense muscles.  I will, however, keep trucking along!  If I am to be brutally honest though, I am struggling with a cold right now, and I am really trying hard to stick to my schedule.  It is hard when your ears are plugged, nose is running and chest hurst to say, "Let's go run a few kms!".  I am doing it though, and I am proud of myself for that. 

My husband is also training for the same half marathon, and together we are reminding each other to run and stick to the schedule.  We are four weeks in and haven't missed a run!  With two months to go, and our long runs starting to increase to some long distances, we are heading into a tough couple of weeks.  I know we can do this.  We are met with obstacles everyday, whether it be naysayers and doubter…

Changing My Narrative

Today is back to school day in our community and for both of my daughters.  This one is particularly hard because of my professional circumstances.  I would love to be back to school today too, welcoming kids and fellow colleagues, but it isn't my fate this year.  Over the past years, I have made certain choices in the name of wellness, and all of those decisions bring me to where I am today.  Don't get me wrong - I have grown so much in so many aspects of my life due to the decisions I have made in my professional life.  I am grateful for every step of it, but I won't lie and say that I don't wish I was in a school today.

I constantly tell myself that if I have this blog about wellness, and I don't walk the walk, I am a fraud and full of $hit.  That is why I am vowing to add another piece to my wellness journey.  Since I don't find myself in a classroom this year, or in a school, I have to view this as a positive and a space in my life to work on myself.  For …