This Is How I Take Time Off

September 6, 2010 by  
Filed under Adoptive Families, Family, Jillian Lauren

By: Jillian Lauren

I need to change up my work routine (after I finish these novel revisions) before Scott starts stapling padding to my office walls. I’m a goal-oriented kind of gal and I don’t do down time very well, so I’m hopping off the hamster wheel and straight onto the treadmill. I just downloaded the L.A. Road Runners Marathon Training Guide. I’ve vowed to run the “next” marathon every year for the last fifteen years and have never managed to train past five miles. I’m hoping that maybe some of the physical and mental obstacles I was facing have lifted and this time will be different.

It’s always hard to approach something at which you’ve failed before with a beginner’s mind. But what other choice do you have, really? Maybe this will be my year. Hold me to it.

Who’s with me?



2 Responses to “This Is How I Take Time Off”
  1. Madge Woods says:

    I am not with you on running a marathon but I am with you on making goals and keeping them. Take baby steps and you can do what you set out to do.

  2. susan says:

    DO IT!!!

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