As I sit here today thinking about 2014 and dreaming about 2015, I started to get frustrated. I realized I have not accomplished my 2013 nor my 2014 Cool Impossibles. At first I let negativity take over. I could choose to see myself as a loser, a pathetic excuse of a runner who's too weak to accomplish her goals. But then I flipped my thinking around. Sure, its still a bummer that I didn't achieve my CI's, but in the last 2 years, with the help of Eric's book and this wonderful community, I would consider myself vastly smarter, more patient, and more aware of my body. I'm amazed at some of the things I thought my 38-yr-old body wouldn't/couldn't do. I also like to think that I helped my dad begin to challenge himself. 

I continue to remain excited about my CI. I know I will do it . All the struggles I've been through will make the accomplishment so much sweeter.

Happy New Year everyone!! Make it a great 2015!!

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Comment by Lori Enlow on January 13, 2015 at 12:50pm
Ditto ditto ditto, keep climbing! Keep going for the Cool Impossible and reflect on where the process of getting there takes you. Best wishes on your 2015 CI!!!!! Go get it
Comment by Karen Blackert on January 5, 2015 at 6:33pm

Thanks everyone! I celebrated my 23rd anniversary with running yesterday. It's a little sad that I'm only just now learning to enjoy the journey, but I'm glad I'm getting there none-the-less.

Comment by Robert Burpee on January 2, 2015 at 9:08pm
To add to the gathering Cliques :-)
"Life is a journey not an arrival"
Comment by Gary Tuck (Tuckiaki Running) on January 2, 2015 at 7:24am

Comment by Gary Tuck (Tuckiaki Running) on January 2, 2015 at 7:20am

Aim for the stars and if you don't make it, at least you got to the moon. B-) 

Comment by Robert Burpee on January 2, 2015 at 3:56am
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams.
Live the life you've imagined.
Comment by Rich Warne on January 2, 2015 at 2:48am
It's the chase that matters :-)

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