February 13, 2013 by CJ
I’m sitting here during my lunch hour reading blogs. I’ve been so busy the past couple of months, that I let this little break in my workday be filled with work. It is so nice to “catch up” with old friends. I am going through an emotional roller coaster. All the ups and downs of their days and what so many are willing to share… it really does move me.
I started running again. I took a very long break and I’ve slowly added a short run back into my schedule. I don’t typically post about my runs on facebook or twitter, but I started using a new app and due to user error, I found out I was posting after these quick little jaunts around my neighborhood. The other day a good friend that I often turn to for support and encouragement posted the following on my wall, “Your updates inspired/motivated me to go on my first run of the year/first run since the half.” I have to admit, I was moved by it. It made me feel all warm and fuzzy inside and got me up and out the door the following day.
So today, as I reconnect with the bloggers that I love I want to send an additional thank you to all of you that inspire me and keep me motivated. It’s funny because it isn’t always about running. Today alone I’ve been reminded to start reading again, take a few seconds to really engage with my children and while I may stumble, it’s ok to get up, dust myself off and start over.
Unfortunately, I have to go back to work and I can’t read all the blogs I follow right now. But I am going to challenge myself and all who wish to take up the challenge. When you read something that moves you, inspires, motivates, whatever it is…let the writer know. Sometimes those little notes are all you need to keep you going the next day.
Stuph Blog for reminding me that sometimes it’s the little things that mean the most.
Alenas Life for reminding me it’s time to grab a book and get lost in it.
evol= for reminding me what a family really is and to grab my kids tonight and hold them tight. Also to never give up the fight for equal rights for all people.
One Step One Stitch at a Time for reminding me it’s ok to stumble, we aren’t perfect. Get up, dust off and keep moving.