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Things end, but memories last forever

Four year ago today, I ran my first ever half marathon. I remember standing at the start line feeling anxious, questioning my ability to do it but yet telling myself I could do this. I turn and see him standing … Continue reading

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PICKING UP THE PIECES ISN’T ALWAYS EASY

It has been a few weeks since I have been back in the US and I have to say adjusting to being back has been harder than I thought it would be. Maybe it is the fact that I am … Continue reading

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I got 99 excuses, but I still continue to run

It’s Saturday afternoon and I could be exploring a new city, but instead I decided to go run a half marathon. I never thought I would be this person where I would be on vacation and that involves running 13.1 miles. … Continue reading

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One is not always the loneliest number

For days I have tried writing, but instead sat staring at the blinking cursor lacking the inspiration, hoping that I could will the words churning in my head to flow and set some of my thoughts free. Maybe I am a … Continue reading

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Running against the wind

It’s a cold windy 48 degrees this morning as I head to the first half-marathon I am running this year. As always the first thought in my head with the first step is why am I doing this ? What … Continue reading

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Third time is not always a charm

It’s Friday evening and I should be out with some friends enjoying a glass of wine and unwinding from the long exhausting week. But here I am baking instead, because as usual I was overly ambitious. Typically during winter months, … Continue reading

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Memories that linger

Sometimes a short walk down memory lane is all that it takes to appreciate where you are today. It has been a long time since I wrote about my ex boy friend who broke my heart into a million pieces. … Continue reading

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Does mind over matter really work ?

It is way past my bedtime on a Sunday night.  The typical TV shows that lull me to sleep have not done its job and neither has counting sheep backwards and forwards helped me find sleep. Should I blame this … Continue reading

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The mind of a wonderer

I continue staring at the tiny screen in front of me, as I watch movie after movie to kill 13 hours of flying time. The sound is on, but I am not really paying too much attention to the movie. … Continue reading

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I dream of vacations

It’s 5.30 am on Saturday morning and I am as usual sitting at my computer while the things bake for the farmers market. As much as I love going to the farmers market, I am going to enjoy 2 weeks … Continue reading

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