After more than six months of being unemployed, I start working again on Monday! I'm not sure how I feel. I'm ready, but I feel a little removed from the situation. It's almost as if I'm in limbo. It's a long time since I have had to walk into a new organization where I know… Continue reading Word of the Week: Calm
What a great week I have had! I received two job offers, I ran a 5km race and I have dropped a dress size! Let's start with the job offers first. I had been in negotiations for the first role for more than two weeks. The executive really wanted me to join his team but… Continue reading Word of the Week: Hooray!
The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry (adapted from Robert Burns). How true. Just as my mother was ready to move into her new cottage, the retirement home had a power outage which has still not been restored! After five days. All the boxes have been unpacked and stored into the… Continue reading Word of the Week: Focus
Many of you won't know what this word means. It's an Afrikaans word and it means 'almost or nearly'. Ampers is just so much more expressive than 'almost' or 'nearly' and it resonates more with how I'm feeling right now than the English words. So what I am on about? My mother's furniture and a… Continue reading Word of the Week: Ampers
I had set myself a goal of running a 10km road race in July. Well, with July just around the corner, and me only managing to walk/run 4km right now, I have shifted my goal slightly. But only slightly, mind. I will now be running a 10km road race on 11 August, to be exact.… Continue reading Pole Dancing – I mean Pole Running or to be exact, Running Poles