Small Victories

Posted by: Barbara Grant


Wednesday, February 29, 2012


We had a little family get away this weekend that allowed me some time to indulge in one of my favorite pass-times, drinking coffee while reading the paper long enough to actually finish not just start several articles.

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Fitness in the real world

Posted by: Barbara Grant


Tuesday, February 21, 2012


Running a business is challenging. It’s nice to be the boss. To be in charge, making all the decisions. The downside of it is of course, if you are the one making all the decisions you are also the one responsible for the outcome of your decisions. Your successes belong to you. But so do your failures. The buck stops here.

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Teaching an old dog new tricks

Posted by: Barbara Grant


Tuesday, February 7, 2012


If you are reading this blog (is anyone reading this blog?) you are likely not looking for parenting advice. But when it comes to learning new skills, we are all a lot like kids. We often assume we know more than we do. That’s the thing about new skills – they’re new.

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Down but not out

Posted by: Barbara Grant


Tuesday, February 7, 2012


Some days it just seems impossible. There are simply not enough hours in the day to do what needs to be done. The job, the kids, the husband, the house, the this, the that. Sometimes it takes just one extra task to throw your carefully balanced schedule into chaos. A new project at work. A sick kid. A broken furnace.

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goals and good girlfriends

Posted by: Barbara Grant


Thursday, January 26, 2012


When I came back to work from a run today one of the Retrofit girls told me she had started a 10k training program. “When is your race?” I asked her. “I don’t know,” she answered.

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