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The Fountain of Youth...

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I have total Spring Fever. It doesn't hurt that the weather has been amazing! It may also be my renewed commitment to running, my time spent with my baby playing in the playground, or my recent outlook. However, I am filled with an expectancy about Spring like I haven't felt in years. I just committed to running a relay leg in the Pittsburgh marathon .  YIKES! I just started running again. What made me commit to running in a race where teammates are relying on me? It sounded like fun. The running may have a lot to do with my mood. If you're not careful, after you finish college, and graduate school , life becomes a series of uninterrupted sameness. You go to work, you come home, you may fit in some socializing or dating in between. Your life can begin to coast and nothing distinguishes one day from the next. You get bored. And boredom makes you feel old. Recently, I have had a lot of exciting things going on. In some ways I feel as if I have found the fountain o

The Fountain of Youth is Inside of You...

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Spring is busting out all over! I live in Pittsburgh so spring is always a welcome relief from the frigid winter. However, my excitement is fueled by more than sunshine. Recently, my spirit has been renewed and I have an expectancy that I haven't felt in years. For a while my life had become a series of uninterrupted sameness. I worked. I came home. I shopped. I even fit in socializing, travel and dating. However, nothing really distinguished one week from the next. Even though by all accounts my life was good, it was kind of boring. And the boredom made me feel old. Today I have a confession. I feel as if I have located the fountain of youth that so eluded Ponce de Leon. Because I have great affection for anyone who reads this blog, I will share what I’ve learned. The fountain of youth is inside of you... 1) Don't get in a rut. Keep things fresh by not being afraid to try new things. Get active. I am training for a marathon. While that is not required, you should ge