Competition in the work place

I really love my job, it is probably the best one I have ever had.

It is strange because when I got the new job it was a step up from the old one.  I have more responsibility and more money.  But unlike my other job I am back at the bottom – basically I am the office junior and have to do all the tedious work that comes with that. Continue reading “Competition in the work place”

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Winners guilt

I don’t really win much.

I don’t really win ever.

It’s not through lack of effort, but occasionally a combination of my hardwork, determination, luck and good decisions pays off.

It’s nice that hardwork does occasionally pay off because I put a lot of faith in it – usually to my disappointment this has not been the case.  So the training 6 times a week was worth it. Continue reading “Winners guilt”

The Perfect Time…

In my quest to dominate the Spartan race, I have been working on my running time.

I decided to compete in a 10k the week before Spartan – the purpose to soak up a competitive atmosphere and address any gear issues.

I was running that distance round 46 – 48 minutes, but had not timed myself for a while.  I decided to set myself the target of 41 minutes and to be honest I thought I may have been setting myself up for disappointment.

I prefer 5k distance, it is easier to fit around other commitments. Due to seeking a perfect body at the gym, I don’t always have the energy to run. Continue reading “The Perfect Time…”