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Clearing the Cobwebs for 2012

You may have noticed (or not) that my blog has become a very neglected place.

Like many of us, I have found Twitter and Facebook an easier and quicker way to throw my thought out into the world.  I was surprised to look at my blog and realize I had not provided an Ironman Canada race report or a report of anything after that.

July and August this year were very self reflective.   Resulting in me leaving my job in search of a larger sense of purpose.  Basically, I asked myself 'why' a few too many times, couldn't come up with the answer and turned the page on the end of that chapter.  Of course turning 40 might have something to do with this also.

My plans for 2012 are pretty simple and a straight forward.  No crazy Ironman training or marathon training, just keep fit and have fun.  

This year is my 'son's year'.  We gave him the opportunity to choose our next vacation destination.  After narrowing it down to Fiji or Spain, we are going to Spain in March.  Madrid, Valencia and Barcelona.  This will be a first for all of us.

Thought I would get a jump on the new year and my resolutions early.  Hopefully this trend will continue in 2012.

12 New Year Resolutions for 2012 (AKA To Do List)

1.   Race at least once a month
2.   Start strength training and remain consistent
3.   Take care of my Supraspinatus Tendonitis
4.   Perfect my Half Marathon and run a 1:50 by the end of 2012
5.   Swim, bike and run at least once every week
6.   Stretch after all activities
7.   Do at least two mass cycling events
8.   Make in person connections with friends at least once every three months
9.   Twitter and Facebook less, Blog more
10.  Race in California and Nevada at least once each
11.  Read one book a month
12.  Have a family dinner and game night twice a month

Happy Training, Happy Life!


BEADLE said…
Great to see you are blogging again :)
You're inspiring me to dust the cobwebs off my blog.

Love it, great plans Erin. All do-able and good goals.

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