Friday, September 5, 2014

Friday Reflections

It’s almost that time …
I have been looking forward to this vacation since January!  I’m so excited I can hardly focus and I’ve pretty much been “checked out” since Tuesday.  Aloha!
We’re doing some reorganization in my office building so I’m packing up today to prepare for a move to the 3rd floor.  The move is to take place next week while I’m gone so I’ll be completely packed by the end of the day.  That’s the only reason why I actually came into the office today – I’ve been working from home almost all week.
I’m working on a cross-promotion deal with a supplement company which could prove to be very beneficial for Fab Fit & 50. Yay me.
Speaking of FF&50, I have a new client who is awesome.  She is so motivated and really serious about her training.  It’s always good to work with someone like that.  Plus, she talks me up to everyone she meets.
Last weekend I attended a networking luncheon and was surprisingly pleased with the event.  I say “surprisingly” because the thought of networking gives me the heebie-jeebies.  But this was fun and relaxed and I didn’t feel pressure to beg for business.  I introduced myself to everyone in the room, handed out cards and made some really good connections.  That’s what networking is:  making connections.  Some will turn into business opportunities, some won’t and that’s okay.  I have a few more of these events on my calendar and I’m really looking forward to it.
Why am I craving chocolate chip cookies?
Training for this half marathon is challenging.  I didn’t think it was going to be easy but the reality of the situation is starting to hit me.  I successfully completed 2, 10-mile runs and thought I would die each time.  It was really hot and humid during the second one and I was miserable.  I start my runs at 7:00 am thinking I will escape the heat – not so.  This Sunday I may start a little earlier.  I also need to plan a different route.  My current route has me running 5 miles on what seems like a steady incline. No bueno.  My current time for ten miles is around 1:51:00 and I’m trying to increase that pace before I move to 11 miles.  The race is in November right before Thanksgiving so I have time to work on it.
I’m also looking for a 2015 figure competition.  Time to get back on the stage.
That’s it for me.  Have a great weekend and look for vacation pics all next week!

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1 comment:

LadyLee said...

Bye man! Enjoy yourself! Safe travels!!!