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What to do with an Audacious Idea?

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My best friend just emailed me with an audacious idea:  she wants us to start training for a mini-triathlon. Never mind she is living on one side of the country and I’m on the other.  Never mind that neither one of us are exercising currently (a polite way of saying it).  Never mind that I don’t swim (I mean, I can – just not very well – again, another understatement) and my idea of a bike ride is a LEISURELY ride in the neighborhood with the kids.  My friend is excited, really excited, about the idea and all I can think is:  is she out of her blooming mind??!!!!

Interesting what we do when faced with a proposition such as this one.  This Zen Mama Wannabe finds myself rapidly searching for the exits – you know, the easy way out.  What about doing a half-marathon I suggest.  That sounds …

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